What are sport makers?

Sport makers, quite simply, make sport happen.

They bring the inspiration, the support, the organisation or the skill to others. Their passion for sport makes the whole thing possible.

You can make sport happen however you want to. Below are four suggestions for you to consider. It doesn’t matter if you choose one or all of these ways - they all all valid.

Organise sport for your friends

You provide the encouragement and organisation. You round up your friends to arrange something fun you can all do together, such as:

•    A bike ride.
•    A touch rugby league competition at your university.
•    A 5-a-side football tournament at your local sports centre.

Help out a local sports club or event      

You provide the support. You help a local club attract more members or help out at a local event. You have a skill that can be used to do this, you might

•    Marshal at a local cycle ride.
•    Promote England Netball’s Back to Netball scheme at Race for Life events.
•    Help a local running club attract more members.

Use your ability to help others

You have the skill. You use your sporting knowledge to pass tips on to others, you might:
•    Help a colleague master their table tennis serve.
•    Motivate your friends during fitness workouts.
•    Help neighbours to improve their golf swing.

Set up regular sessions and friendly competitions

You are the leader. You set up and organise local sporting events, such as:

•    A rounders league at your workplace.
•    A touch rugby league competition at your university.
•    A 5-a-side football tournament at your local sports centre.

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" I want to see more people enjoying sport, but we need your help to make it happen. So why not take your first step to becoming a sporting hero? "
Sir Steve Redgrave, Rowing Olympic legend