Finding balance as a fencing parent isn’t always easy. You want to do a great job of supporting your child’ development as a fencer, but it’s not always easy to know how to do that. We’ve all known the trap that some parents fall into of being over-zealous and over-enthusiastic in their child’s sports, pushing children beyond their limits and losing that positive focus.
Making sense of it all is no simple task, but it’s a challenge that you can absolutely be up for. Here are some ways that you can look at your fencing parenting and determine whether you’re showing the light side or the dark side, allowing you to find the balance in the middle.