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Association Croquet Level 1 Coaching
Association Croquet Level 1 Coaching

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Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

ASSOCIATION SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Association Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Association Croquet Level 1:

• Grips
• Stalking
• Stance
• Swing
• Routine
• How to run a hoop
• Measuring a ball
• Single ball strokes
» Roquet
» Hoop
» Continuation
» Basic rushes
• Association Croquet strokes
» Croquet Stroke
» Take off
» Stop shot
» Hoop approach

 

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Association Croquet Level 2 Coaching
Association Croquet Level 2 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

ASSOCIATION SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Association Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Association Croquet Level 2:

• Openings
• Croquet strokes
» Take-off (fine)
» Take-off (thick)
» Hoop approaches (advanced)
» Even roll
» Stab roll
» Pass roll
» Split shots
» Jump shots
» Cannon (banana)
» Cannon (ball over the top)
• Cut rushes
• Leaves
» Diagonal spread
» Reverse diagonal spread
• Decision-making process


 

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Association Croquet Level 3 Coaching
Association Croquet Level 3 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

ASSOCIATION SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Association Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Association Croquet Level 3:

• Openings
» Super shot
» Duffer tice
» Second corner
• Cannons
» Corner 1
» Corner 2
» Corner 4
• 3 ball break
• Peeling
» Best hoop approach for setting up a peel
» Escape balls
» Straight peels
» Angled peels
» 4 back peel
» Penultimate peel
» Rover peel
» Standard triple
• Leaves
» 2,4 leave
» Cross wire at the peg
» Peg high cross wire
» Reverse diagonal spread


 

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Association Croquet Level 4 Coaching
Association Croquet Level 4 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

ASSOCIATION SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Association Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.


The following skills are covered in Association Croquet Level 4:

• Openings
• Cannons
• Peaking
• Self recognition
• Delayed 4 back peel
• Delayed penult peel
• Straight rover peel
• Thinking ahead
• Motivational techniques
• Percentages
• Playing doubles
• Never underestimate your opponent
• How to improve
• Goal setting
• Eliminating errors / mistakes
• Things you can vs things you cannot control
• How to win
• Success
• Taking risks
• Comfort zones
• Developing a game plan
• Standards / benchmarks
• Perceptions
• Building confidence
• Trigger points
• Self talk
• Setback / comeback
• Eyesight / mindsight
• Training interstate players
• Training international players
• Decision making process
• Ball movement
» Triple peel delayed
» Triple peel straight
» Triple peel bombard
» Triple peel straight rush


 

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Golf Croquet Level 1 Coaching
Golf Croquet Level 1 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GOLF CROQUET SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Golf Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Golf Croquet Level 1:

• Grips
• Stalking
• Stance And Swing
• Routines
• Single Ball Stroke
• How To Run A Hoop
• Blocking
• Jawing A Ball
• Decision-Making Process


 

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Golf Croquet Level 2 Coaching
Golf Croquet Level 2 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GOLF SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Golf Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Golf Croquet Level 2:

• Stun Shots
• Wiring
• Promoting another ball
• Cut rushes
• Bombard
• In-off shot
• Touching balls
• Jump shots
• Understanding the WCF Rules of Golf Croquet
• Best practice for an extra shot
• Decision-Making Process


 

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Golf Croquet Level 3 Coaching
Golf Croquet Level 3 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GOLF CROQUET SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of a Golf Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.


The following skills are covered in Golf Croquet Level 3:

• 7-yard clearance
• Removing two balls
• Rush line theory
• Clearing positions
• Thinking ahead
• Motivational techniques
• Percentages
• Peaking
• Playing doubles
• Never underestimate your opponent
• How to improve
• Goal setting
• Eliminating errors / mistakes
• Things you can vs. things you cannot control
• How to win
• Success
• Taking Risks
• Comfort zones
• Developing a game plan
• Standards / benchmarks
• Perceptions
• Building confidence
• Trigger points
•Self-recognition
• Setback / comeback
• Eyesight / mindsight
• Self talk
• Training International players
• Training Interstate players


 

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Ricochet Croquet Level 1 Coaching
Ricochet Croquet Level 1 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

RICOCHET SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of an Ricochet Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Ricochet Croquet Level 1:

• Grip
• Stalk
• Stance and position
• Swing
• Routines
• Single ball stroke
• Magic Aiming Spot
• How to run a hoop
• Positional play
• Measuring in a ball
• Jawing a ball
• Basic rushes
• How to play a game
• How to start a game
• Introducing Ricochet to a Golf Croquet player
• How to finish a game
• How to take a bisque
• Replays
• Making a break (standard)
• Setting a leave
• 4 ball break (with a pivot)
• Decision-making process


 

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Ricochet Croquet Level 2 Coaching
Ricochet Croquet Level 2 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

RICOCHET SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of a Ricochet Croquet Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.


The following skills are covered in Ricochet Croquet Level 2:

Ricochet Skills
As a Level 2 Ricochet Coach you must have the ability to teach the following:


• Stun shot/stop shot
• Wiring
• Cut rush
• Bombard
• In-off shot
• Jump shot
• Touching balls (corner example)
• Making hoops with control
• Making a break
• Breaks - 4 ball break (advanced)
• An easy leave
• Decision-making process
• Thinking ahead
• Motivational techniques
• Percentages
• Peaking
• Playing doubles
• Never underestimate the opponent and take charge
• How to improve
• Goal setting
• Eliminating errors/mistakes
• Things you can vs things you cannot control
• How to win
• Success
• Taking risks
• Comfort zones
• Developing a game plan
•Standards/benchmarks
• Perceptions
• Building confidence
• Trigger points
•Self-recognition
•Setback/comeback
•Self-talk
•Eyesight/mindsight


 

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Gateball Level 1 Coaching
Gateball Level 1 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GATEBALL SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of a Gateball Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Gateball Level 1:


• How to play Gateball
• Grips
• Stalking
• Stance and position
• Swing
• Routines
• Stroking
• Starting a game
» Start stroking
» Ball placement
» Basic Rules
» Passing gate 1
» Passing a gate
» Passing gate 2 and 3
» Playing in outballs
» Touch
» Simple slide touch
• Sparking
» Sparking routine
• Finishing
• End of match
• Common fouls
• The role of the team captain
• Decision-making process


 

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Gateball Level 2 Coaching
Gateball Level 2 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GATEBALL SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of a Gateball Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following skills are covered in Gateball Level 2:

  • Making Gate 1
  • Zone of opportunity
  • Longer slide touches
  • Clusters and scattering
  • Using a straightener for gate
    and touch
  • Advance bombarding skills
  • Qualities of a great captain
    » Training and developing a great captain
    » A sound knowledge of strategy
    » Remembering ball positions

     
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Gateball Level 3 Coaching
Gateball Level 3 Coaching

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

GATEBALL SKILLS

The fundamental element of any sport is skill.
One of the most important roles of a Gateball Coach is to ensure players are able to 
learn, practice, and master all basic skills. Knowing when to concentrate on certain elements and 
when it is time to introduce new learning is critical.
It is also about consistency and having the ability to identify and fix repeated errors and
mistakes correctly.
Repetition is one of the best ways to identify an opportunity for improvement. Completing specific 
drills a number of times can be powerful when trying to improve any skill.
Our expectations need to be realistic and measurable, ensuring any suggested corrections are based 
from consistent observations.

The following Gateball skills are covered in Level 3:

• Advanced skills
» Jump stroke
» Jump spark
» Problem-solving with short slides
» Gateleg gate and touch
» Gateleg jam-up
» Long slides
» The imaginary phantom ball technique
» The string line technique
» Two balls together
» Slide pushout
• Ball awareness
• Motivational techniques
• Percentages
• Peaking
• Never underestimate the opponent take charge
• How to improve as a player
• Goal setting
• Eliminating errors/mistakes
• Things you can Vs things you cannot control
• How to win
• Success
• Taking risks
• Comfort zones
• Developing a game plan
•Standards/benchmarks
• Perceptions
• Building confidence
• Trigger points
•Self-recognition
•Setback/comeback
• Team talk andself-talk
•Eyesight/mindsight
• The captain
• Training teams for Australian Gateball Championships
• Training international players


 

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CA Presenter & Assessor
CA Presenter & Assessor

Course Features


Platform access 24/7

Once you have access to your relevant courses you can access them anytime, and from anywhere!

Download resources

Where available, you have access to downloadable resources like our 'Coaching Logbook'.

Videos

Each course has a library of video resources. 

These include Croquet Skills & Croquet Drills.

*Some course videos are still being developed and will be uploaded when available



Great Value

All our courses are FREE for members.

Blended learning

All of our courses are blended learning. This means we combine face-to-face sessions with our online resources.

Accredited  

All our courses are delivered by accredited trainers & assessors. Once assessed as competent you are recognised by the ACA as an Accredited Coach.

PRESENTER/ASSESSOR'S PROGRAM


Competency Statements Outline

To achieve qualification as a Presenter/Assessor the candidate must demonstrate competency in 
teaching the general elements and croquet skills and tactics covered by this program.
In outline, these are


• Planning and reviewing training session for Coaches.
• Assessing and managing the risks of presenting.
• Safely conduct a training session, ensuring fun and maximum participation.
• Utilising a range of communication, teaching and behaviour management strategies to help players 
​  learn basic skills and tactics.
• Catering for the physical and social development of Coaches.
• Listening to the Coaches needs.
• Adhering to the ACA Code of Ethics at all times.
• Teaching all General Principles, ACA requirements, skills, tactics
   and drills contained in this program.


Program Entry Prerequisites 

Prerequisites for all Presenter/Assessor levels within each code of mallet sports are listed in the 
Presenter/Assessor Training application form.


Presenter/Assessors should be familiar with:
• Basic first aid treatment. The Presenter/Assessor seeks professional medical advice and 
  assistance if unable to assist with any injury. The venue should also have a first aid kit.
• Hot Weather Guidelines. as produced by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) 
www.sma.org.au
• Child Protection Requirements. that meets the ACA requirements.
• Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy. Croquet Australia aims to provide a sporting 
  environment where all those involved in its activities are treated with dignity and respect, and 
  without harassment or discrimination. Croquet Australia recognises that all those involved in its 
  activities cannot enjoy themselves, perform to their best, or be effective or fully productive if 
  they are treated unfairly, discriminated against or harassed because of their age, disability, 
  family responsibilities, gender identity, sexuality or sexual orientation, irrelevant medical or 
  criminal record, marital status, political belief, pregnancy or breastfeeding, race, religion, sex, 
  social origin and/or trade union membership/ activity.
• Anti-Doping Policy. Croquet Australia condemns doping as fundamentally contrary to the spirit of 
  sport. The policy seeks to preserve what is valuable intrinsically about sport. The essence of 
  sport at all levels in Australia upholds the principles of fairness, responsibility and safety.


 

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