Keeping teenage girls active
- support network
- socially connected
- independence and new experiences
- moments of pride
- keeping on top of it all
Some really useful research on keeping teenage girls active in sport has just been published. It looks at what really matters to girls in sport. The report uncovered five important anchors which reflect what girls’ value most in their lives that impact who they will become. It then proposes principles to support keeping girls active in support including:
‘No judgement – take the pressure off performance and give freedom simply to play’ and
‘Invoke excitement – bring a sense of adventure and discovery’ .
Take a look and share any ideas your club has about attracting and keeping girls in our sport.