Violence in the sports community

We might think that violence in the sports community is only limited to what we can see on the ice rink or the soccer field. However, violence can take on many different aspects which you might not necessarily know about or which you might not associate with violence. The information displayed here shows you what violence is in the sports community, and what forms it can take.
Many athletes, coaches and parents consider these behaviours normal in a sports environment and think that these methods are acceptable if they contribute to developing your mental strength[20;21;22;31]
If the athlete performs at a higher level in his or her sport, it’s in spite of the violence he or she suffered and not because of that violence.

Violence committed by a person in a position of authority 

Violence amongst children and teenagers