Coaching Resources

SPORTS MEDICINE AUSTRALIA – WA BRANCH

“Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is Australia's peak authority on all issues relating to sports medicine, sport science and exercise for the physically active. The WA Branch is committed to educating the WA sport and recreation industry in the prevention, management and rehabilitation of sporting injuries in order to make sport safer for all participants at all levels of competition.”

This website has a lot of information in its resource library section on injury prevention and management along with information on training and courses and specific topics such as hydration, caffeine, drugs, medicines, infectious diseases in sport and so on.

AUSTRALIAN SPORTS COMMISSION

The ASC is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system. On behalf of the Australian Government, the ASC plays a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system, administering and funding innovative sport programs and providing leadership, coordination and support for the sports sector. The ASC is recognised as a world leader in the development of high performance sport and sports participation.

This website has a lot of information for coaches, volunteers and players on development, coaching skills, sports research information, tips and tools and safety and ethics.

ARL DEVELOPMENT

ARL Development is a non-profit company formed by the ARL (Australian Rugby League) and NRL (National Rugby League) to develop the grassroots of the sport from introductory level up to the age of 18 yearsFor information and copies of rugby league guidelines, policies and manual head to this site. Here you will find many useful polices such as the rules of the game for junior players, safe play code, coaching and club administration tips and looks. There are also useful links to other resource web sites.

PLAY BY THE RULES WEBSITE

Play by the Rules provides information and online learning for community sport and recreation on how to:

  • prevent and deal with discrimination, harassment and child abuse, and
  • develop inclusive and welcoming environments for participation.

Play by the Rules is a unique partnership between the Australian Sports Commission, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, all state and territory sport and recreation and anti-discrimination agencies and the Queensland Commission for Children, Young People and Child Guardian.

Note: The information on Play by the Rules is not intended to be, nor should it be relied upon as, a substitute for legal or other professional advice.

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