When good parents turn ugly
Where would junior club sport be without mums and dads? Who would ferry children back and forth between sporting fixtures, hand out half time oranges, wash uniforms and make sure players
Online tool or social madness?
You may not like it. You may not understand it. You may not know how to use it. But social media has taken hold and people of all ages are mad about tweeting, updating and uploading. So
How your club can benefit from more senior members
Need more members? How about more volunteers? Your mum may be more interested in her azaleas than your club's Saturday fixtures, but there are people of her generation
Managing the risks
So your club is taking the leap into social media? Why not! Social media and social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr and online forums and blogs are
Make it mixed, fun and fair
How does a coach cater for differing skill levels between participants and what do they need to consider when developing programs for junior sport?
Junior sport should be all about fun,
How will your club manage players who behave badly?
Some days the news seems full of headlines about sports stars behaving badly. Some criticise the players, others say we expect too much of our sporting idols, while
Most clubs have clear policies and procedures for handling issues that occur on the court or playing field. But how many take off-field issues and complaints as seriously?
From time-to-time all sporting clubs must
Sporting clubs need the right approach and process
Complaints, allegations and accusations must be dealt with. They won't go away if you ignore them and they certainly won't fix themselves. But start with the right
Is your club playing fair?There are few things more likely to create drama in a sporting club than team selection - especially at finals time. So what can clubs and coaches do to make sure that those who are left on the
Is your club really inclusive?
"Anyone can join our club -we don't discriminate." This statement is repeated in sports clubs all over the country, but there's a big difference between being legally compliant and being
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