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September 2019
Choose one: Sports club goes bust over data breech OR Local club revolutionises GDPR efforts

Choose one: Sports club goes bust over data breech OR Local club revolutionises GDPR efforts

Did you know that since the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, people have become more likely to report potential data breaches? GDPR has led to a huge increase in data breach reports because people are more aware of their rights to be in control of their data; which is exactly the reason the regulations were brought into place!
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Top 3 best communication practices for sports clubs

Top 3 best communication practices for sports clubs

Does your sports club have children in it? If so, you’ll probably be aware of the world of child protection and how important it is to keep children safe. As coaches, we are responsible for children’s safety when they’re within our care.
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Why standing orders are causing your sports club more harm than help

Why standing orders are causing your sports club more harm than help

When you first think about setting up a sports club, your primary reasons will most likely be: • Wanting to make a difference; • Wanting to teach your passion to others; • Wanting to have a career/hobby doing something you love.
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Upskirting in Sport

Upskirting in Sport

We always try our best at keeping our clubs ‘up to date’ with current affairs that may affect them. We’ve recently been chatting with Marilyn over at Freedom from Abuse CIC, who has bringing us up to speed on the new laws surrounding Upskirting
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August 2019
A month’s worth of club fees STOLEN. What would you do?

A month’s worth of club fees STOLEN. What would you do?

Do you still take cash payments for your club’s classes? If so, you’re not on your own. Whether it be a fiver here and there, or 100% of the club’s fees being taken in cash; lots of clubs are still taking it. But what you may be surprised to find out, is that although lots of clubs are still using cash, a lot of those clubs are actively trying to move away from it.
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Everything you need to know about music licensing for performance sports

Everything you need to know about music licensing for performance sports

Music forms an integral part of performance sports but how would you feel if the music was muted? Imagine watching Torvil and Dean’s legendary Olympic figure skating routine without ‘Bolero’ playing. Or Katelyn Ohashi’s 2019 Michael Jackson inspired gymnastics routine, without the music! It would be like playing football without a ball; it just doesn’t work.
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The Coacha Non-Profit Awardees: East Coast Tigers

The Coacha Non-Profit Awardees: East Coast Tigers

Early in 2019, we sat down as a team and discussed making our contribution towards sport even bigger and better than it already is. As we’re all heavily involved in sport and running clubs, we genuinely know what it’s like to coach/manage a sports club. And we know even more about trying to get your club to operate when it’s not-profit.
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5 things your child’s sports club should be doing to protect them

5 things your child’s sports club should be doing to protect them

We’re living in a world where technology is in its prime and we’re working in an industry where it’s never been so important to protect children.
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July 2019
"My folder was stolen courtside & you won’t believe the trouble it caused"

"My folder was stolen courtside & you won’t believe the trouble it caused"

Remaining anonymous, find out what happened when this club owner’s folder of registers and personal information got stolen whilst on court.
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Child Protection Case Studies: The Barry Bennell Case

Child Protection Case Studies: The Barry Bennell Case

Grooming Case Study: Crewe Alexandra Football Club have been in the media spotlight over the last few years after it was discovered that one of their coaches/youth scouts Barry Bennell had been grooming and sexually abusing young boys for 12 years.
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