Changing the Game - Free event series

20 JAN | BY AARON CHAPMAN

Save the date: Changing the Game
Free event series 20-21 February 2018

Sport and Recreation (WA) will be presenting a series of free events with internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author* John O’Sullivan from Changing the Game Project. The series will focus on life outcomes that parents want for their kids from their time in sport and active recreation – developing resilience, a sense of community, teamwork, determination, fun, self-esteem, confidence – to equip them to navigate challenges throughout their lives and create a lifetime love of physical activity.

The event series will run in Perth on 20-21 February 2018 with three key events.

Changing the Game, Parenting through Sport – parents/educators/coaches/community
Free evening event for parents, educators, coaches, community. This session will reinforce the lifetime benefits of being involved in junior sport and touch on how you can keep the fun in the game and support your kids to get the most out of their time in sport. Featuring John O’Sullivan (Author and Founder of Changing the Game Project) and Perth based educator and parenting commentator Clark Wight.

Changing the Game – State Sporting Associations Forum
Half day forum for State Sporting Associations exploring innovative and inclusive retention strategies for youth participants in sport and a facilitated discussion on how sports can respond.

Changing the Game – Community Coaches Masterclass
Breakfast session for community coaches, physical education and sports providers exploring the role of the coach, as well as discussing tips and tricks for coaches to keep the fun in the game, ensure happy teams and positive junior sport experiences for long term benefits.

Further details to be released shortly. Keep a look out on True Sport WA
http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/truesport
or email Bethany McCorkindale
bethany.mccorkindale@dlgsc.wa.gov.au to register your interest in finding out more.

*Changing the Game, the Parent’s Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our kids, and Is it Wise to Specialize?