One of your most important roles as a coach is to ensure that your athletes have an injury free environment in which to train and compete. There is a risk of injury in most sports, some more so than others. However with careful planning, the effective coach can keep these risks to a minimum.
If you would like to learn more, ACC have developed the “ACC SportsSmart: Coaches' Kit” which provides a 10-point action plan for sports injury prevention. There is a link to this site at the end of this module.
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It is important that you eliminate, minimise or isolate any hazards on the playing field or around the practice area. Complete the following game to learn more about hazards.