Thousands of children take part in martial arts – and its popularity is expanding at an incredible rate. So it's critical to get safeguarding and child protection right.
The charter aims to influence the sports sector to support athletes' mental wellbeing and change the stigma around mental health.
This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.
Use this model for parents workshops from Welsh Gymnastics to set-up regular meetings with parents and develop better relationships.
This briefing provides guidance on how to safeguard children and young people when they are using changing facilities, and includes recommended levels of adult supervision and examples of changing room policies.
This briefing provides a definition of homophobic and transphobic bullying, statistics and recommendations for how to prevent and respond to incidents.
This briefing provides guidance on how sports organisations can reduce the risk of suicide in young athletes and provides links to specialist support services.
Start to talk is an international campaign highlighting why children can’t talk about sexual violence in sport and why adults need to take action.
Good-practice guidance from the NHS on heat health. It lists risks and actions to consider when planning sports events.
Guidelines for the retention, storage and destruction of records relating to child welfare concerns or concerns about possible risk posed by employees.