In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.

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In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.

Handball and Dance in a doorstep sport setting

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StreetGames briefing paper

Handball and Dance have proved popular across projects in the StreetGames network. The following papers provide insight into what works well for handball and dance provision in a doorstep sport setting and highlights the importance of developing partnerships with local organisations.

Handball in a doorstep sport setting »

Street Golf in the StreetGames network - Testing a new NGB product across the StreetGames network in England

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StreetGames case study

Street Golf has been designed by StreetGames and The Golf Foundation with the help of young people from StreetGames settings. The Street Golf format aims to bring golf to young people regardless of their access to traditional facilities. Using golf equipment in an urban environment to create fun and engaging challenges and games is at the heart of Street Golf.

StreetFishing Pilot - A Partnership between StreetGames, Circle 33 Housing Association, the Angling Trust, Environment Agency and Thames 21

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StreetGames case study

StreetGames, in partnership with Circle 33 Housing Association, the Angling Trust, Environment Agency and Thames 21 facilitated the delivery of a pilot four week StreetFishing course, as designed by the London Angling Development Officer. The sessions were provided to young males from a youth club within a housing estate in East London.

The aim of the pilot project was to test the use of StreetFishing to encourage greater angling participation amongst 12-20 year olds who live in cities.

YouTube StreetGames Festival profile – Manchester 2011

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StreetGames Festival YouTube profile

Each year StreetGames puts on more than 150 large and small-scale sports festivals across the country for the young people from our network of projects. This video showcases the highlights from the 2011 StreetGames North West Festival held at Sportcity in Manchester.

View the YouTube Festival profile here »

YouTube StreetGames project profile - Wigan

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StreetGames project YouTube profile

The StreetGames project in Wigan offers a number of sports to young people aged between eight and 21 years of age in nearby communities. The project tackles the blight of anti-social behaviour by working in partnership with local youth services and Greater Manchester Police to help break down barriers. This allows the organisations to engage and interact with the young people. 

A non-traditional approach to football via the ‘Get Into Football’ programme with young people living in disadvantaged areas in Birmingham – Get Into Football programme

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StreetGames case study

Launched in 2010, Get into Football (GIF) is a Football Association-led programme aimed at increasing adult participation. The programme is changing the way that football provides opportunities for people to take part in the game on a regular basis. This paper highlights what has been successful in the programme so far and what the challenges are for the future.

Dance at StreetGames – Dance in doorstep sport settings

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StreetGames briefing paper

Dance is an extremely popular activity across the StreetGames network. This paper provides insight into what works well for dance provision in a doorstep sport setting and profiles StreetGames project the North East Music Factory.

View the briefing paper here »


Research background

StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team which: 

Us Girls Ealing - Badminton tournament

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Us Girls case study

The Ealing Us Girls project has been providing a regular multi-sport session at Southall Sports centre on a Wednesday morning from 10-11am since September 2011. The sessions are delivered by a female coach from the Muslim Women’s Sports Foundation (MWSF) and the sports on offer vary on bi-weekly basis.

The project held its first tournament on 4th December 2011 and chose badminton as the sport following feedback from participants.

Developing fencing in Newham, East London – Newham Swords Fencing Club

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StreetGames case study

This paper profiles the Newham Swords Fencing Club and highlights its success factors. The club grew out of a successful summer holiday pilot programme in 2005 and now provides residents of all ages and abilities with opportunities to take part in the Olympic sport of fencing.

View the case study here »


Research background

StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team which: 

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