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How does your club share best experience with others?

Does your club operate in a silo? By silo I mean an attitude found in some organisations that occurs when several departments or groups do not want to share information or knowledge with other individuals in the same organisation. A

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Social events, keeping the club alive…

As I see it there are a number of reasons for organising social events as part of club life. Ice breaker for new members at the beginning of a season Fund raiser for a specific item or just generally for

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Managing Spectator Behaviour

I’m sure that at some stage in your playing or coaching career you have witnessed inappropriate behaviour from spectators. Regardless of the size of club or your crowd, it only takes one bad apple to spoil the cart. We need

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You’re in the 3rd team this week….. the importance of the selection conversation

We want to retain our members but one of the biggest reasons for member dissatisfaction is the feeling that they are not playing at the right level or in the right squad.  When a player is “dropped” there are many

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Helping to develop your club officials.

We all rely on the generous time given to us by our volunteers, not least those who take up the post of official, whether it be umpire, referee, scorer, timekeeper or assistant. What can we do to help develop their

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Creating a great first impression

Yesterday I took my friend to the gym.  She was terrified!  What to me was an everyday occurrence that I enjoyed, became for her a scary experience that took her right out of her comfort zone. On discussing this further

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What’s in a newsletter?

Newsletters are a great way of keeping your members up to date with club life. There are great newsletters but unfortunately there are often not so great newsletters which fail to fulfil their role. I have outlined below some hints

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