PARENT PARTNERSHIP CODE
One of WABA's main principles is that parents play the largest roll in their athlete's soccer, character & leadership development. There are classic examples of this parental influence in many sports from Richard Williams (tennis), Earl Woods (golf) & Joe Bryant (basketball). This effect is even more prevalent with Football (soccer) Legends around the world. WABA's goal is to provide philosophies and a holistic environment that sets guiderails to elite development that triangulate parental efforts with WABA's teachings & environment.
WABA's Parent Partnership Code are policies & procedures that parents need to support & follow to make the environment the most beneficial to all WABA members.
I. ANXIETY & STRESS MANAGEMENT
Youth anxiety is at epidemic levels the following was crafted to help reduce.
A. Players are expected to arrive 15 minute before pitch time.
1. This provides decompression time and can lead to mindfulness
2. This social time help to form friendship bonds that can reduce stress
3. Warm Up & Calibration lead to preparedness & more success in session which is comforting
4. The player comes in then cleans and changes into indoor flats forming a routine which helps anxiety.
B. Anticipated parting time.
INDEPENDANT THINKING/RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTIONS