StreetGames briefing paper

This paper introduces the StreetGames delivery method of doorstep sport. It explains what it is and why its approach is necessary when bringing sport to young people on low incomes or from lower socio-economic groups. The paper also provides guidance for coaches and project leaders on the challenges of providing sport in a doorstep sport environment, as well as methods to secure retention of participants. 

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  Right time, Right Place, Right price & Right style

As they move through their teenage years into adulthood, young people start to play regular, organised sport less often. The rate of this teenage drop-off is greatest In disadvantaged communities. Doorstep Sport is a style of sport that effectively engages young people in disadvantaged areas. By offering sport ‘at the right time, in the right place, at the right price and in the right style,’

To read the full Right Time, Right Place, Right Price & Right Style factsheet click here.

 


  Research background

StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team which: 

  • Analyses rates of participation and engagement in sport to explore the differentials across socio-economic groups.

  • Explores and analyses participation trends amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups within specific sports 

  • Commissions and reviews specific research studies aimed at exploring attitudes and motivations towards sport and physical activity amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups

  • Identifies and prepares briefing papers and good practice case studies in doorstep sport to share the learning of ‘what works’.

 

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