Bill of Rights for Young Athletes
From the National Association of Sports and Physical Education (NASPE 1977) written by medical, physical education and recreation experts in the hopes of creating guidlines to maximize the beneficial effects of athletic participation for all.

  • Right of the opportunity to participate in sport regardless of ability level
  • Right to participate at a level that is commensurate with each child's developmental level
  • Right to participate in safe and healthy environments
  • Right to have qualified adult leadership
  • Right of each child to share the leadership and decision-making of their sport participation
  • Right to play as a child, not as an adult
  • Right to proper preparation
  • Right to equal opportunity to strive for success
  • Right to be treated with dignity by all involved
  • Right to have fun through sport


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