Administrators play a vital role in sport, particularly to reduce the potential for things to go wrong. Here, you can access resources to help you manage risks in your sport.
Coaches and officials are what make sport tick. They play a crucial role in helping keep sport safe, fair and inclusive. Here are a number of tools and resources to help you do just that.
If you are a player then you can make a huge contribution to making sport safe, fair and inclusive. Your behaviour influences others, not only your team mates, but everyone involved in sport.
As a parent you should be aware of your clubs responsibilities. At the same time you also have responsibilities and you can play a huge role in creating a safe environment for your child.
Play by the Rules has developed short interactive scenarios on topical issues and challenges occurring in sport. These scenarios let you explore your understanding and beliefs about issues as well as provide practical tips about inclusive, safe and fair sports practices and procedures.
The scenarios include:
As young children, boys and girls often play sport together, however as they get older this becomes less common. Occasionally a girl or boy may wish to play in a team of the opposite sex.Read More
This scenario explores issues that can arise when dealing with questions relating to homosexuality in sport. As you read through the material think about what you would do in this situation.Read More
This scenario explores issues that can arise when including a child with disability in sport. As you read through the material think about what you would do in this situation.Read More
This scenario explores issues that can arise if there is a suspicion that a player has been harmed. As you read through the material, think about what you'd do in this situation.Read More
This scenario explores issues that can arise with pregnant women participating in sport. As you read through the material think about what you would do in this situation.Read More
This scenario explores some of the issues that may arise for Muslim people playing sport. Although the issues won't be the same for every religious group, the principles in resolving the issues will be the same.Read More
Team selection can be extremely challenging! No matter who the coach chooses there's almost always someone who says they've got it wrong. This scenario highlights some of the issues and emotions that surround team selection.Read More
This scenario explores the nature of verbal abuse and suggests strategies for coaching in a more positive and supportive way. As you read through the material think about how you would behave in this situation.Read More