In the UK there is a significant disparity in the sporting opportunities which are open to the different socio-economic classes. Young people growing up in England’s highest-earning households are more than twice as likely to receive sports coaching and take part in organised, competitive sport, than those growing up in the lowest-earning households. To remedy this StreetGames uses doorstep sport - sport brought close to the home to young people in disadvantaged communities at the right time, for the right price, to the right place and in the right style.

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In the UK there is a significant disparity in the sporting opportunities which are open to the different socio-economic classes. Young people growing up in England’s highest-earning households are more than twice as likely to receive sports coaching and take part in organised, competitive sport, than those growing up in the lowest-earning households. To remedy this StreetGames uses doorstep sport - sport brought close to the home to young people in disadvantaged communities at the right time, for the right price, to the right place and in the right style.

How to encourage your young players to become volunteers and to develop into sports coaches – Top tips for coaches on how to develop your own volunteers

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StreetGames briefing paper 

Doorstep sport projects can benefit greatly from transforming participants into young volunteers and coaches. This paper provides seven ‘top tips’ – from how to encourage a young person into volunteering in the first place to keeping volunteers involved - for project leaders on how to create and develop young volunteers.

View the briefing paper here »

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