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Posted by:  CPRSSP
Dated: Wed 17th September 2014 2.52PM



* learn and observe the rules of the game

* beat opponents by skill and not unfair means

* respect and accept decisions from officials at all times

* when a free-kick/throw is awarded against you, retreat to your position promptly

* give the ball promptly to your opponents for re-starts

* if an opponent gives you the ball for a re-start, do not take advantage of them being out of position

* keep your self control at all times and do not retaliate

* accept victory modestly and defeat graciously, remembering that your school will be judged by your behaviour

* at the end of the game, give three cheers and shake hands with your opponents and thank the officials

What makes you a good spectator:

* show that you appreciate good play by clapping and cheering loudly

* give a warm and generous welcome to both teams

* cheer for your team but also encourage your opponents

* never boo anyone, including the officials

* keep a clear distance away from the playing area

* always think of other spectators even when you are becoming excited

* always maintain the very high reputation school sports has earned for its appreciation of good play by both teams

* recognise skill, enthusiasm and sporting behaviour in both teams

* although you are not playing, remember that you should act in a sporting manner, as your school will be judged by your behaviour

* win, lose or draw, appreciate the efforts of all the players and officials


* respect the decision of the coach in regards to team selection and decisions made during the game

* you are there to watch and support, not to coach

* try not to shout and scream in a discouraging manner

* respect the official’s decision

* give attention to each of the children involved and not just the most talented

* give encouragement to everyone participating


Coaches must:

* respect the rights, dignity and wrth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport

* place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance

* adhere to the guidelines laid down by governing bodies

* develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect

* not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward

* encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance

* ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players

* always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the Laws of the Game or show behaviour contrary to the spirit of the Laws of the Game

* consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance

* not use or tolerate inappropriate language




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