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Season Ready – Do we have enough people trained with Responsible Serving of Alcohol?

One of the keys to managing alcohol responsibly in any sporting club is ensuring that there are sufficient people within the club trained in the responsible service of alcohol. One of the big challenges for clubs is ensuring that you have enough people trained at the start of each season, particularly as members come and go. […]

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Season Ready – Ambulance – What to do in an emergency?

Consider the following scenario…someone requires urgent medical attention at your club, either on a game day, a training session or a club function. What are you going to do? Does that person have ambulance cover? Do you have up to date medical information on all your members? Is there a club policy on what action […]

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Healthy Fridge = Healthy People = Healthy Club

Water should always be the drink of choice before, during and after sport.  Whilst respecting individuals right to choice, research shows that by simply changing the layout of your canteen/kiosk fridge to put water in more prominent positions; encourages people to purchase water instead of sports drinks and soft drinks. Be one of 10 clubs […]

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Promote a responsible approach to alcohol use

Every club has their own unique club culture and community. However it is very important to ensure that when your members are choosing to spend time at your club and choose to consume alcohol there, that a safe, family friendly environment is in place for everyone to enjoy. There are a number of ways your […]

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Make water the drink of choice – supply and promote water

Are you a sporting club playing to improve on and off the field in 2019? If so, there are some simple things that your club or venue can do to encourage the consumption of water for health and performance benefits. Sports Focus has partnered with VicHealth to make water the beverage of choice. Why choose water? Water […]

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Know what women want and need from their sport to get them engaged

Women are currently less likely to participate in team sports and sport-related activities than men, preferentially choosing endurance/health or fitness activities such as walking, fitness/gym, running/jogging, cycling, yoga, bush walking or pilates. Many women face a number of barriers which can contribute to their lower participation rates in club based sports – competing childcare responsibilities, […]

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