We have some really deadly sports talent in remote communities. National sports organisations have started to recognised the raw, untapped talent with some starting programs to support our mob into their teams. But those programs are few and far between. In this blog post I’ll explore some of the challenges that remote kids face to break into elite sports and what national sports teams might implement to better cater for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Challenges remote kids face to break into elite sports
Consider your organisation or clubs ability to commit to an ongoing relationship with remote communities and people
Remote communities are very used to having ‘fly in fly out’ or ‘here one day gone the next’ programs.
Ideas for implementation to facilitate more remote First Nations players in elite sport
Benefits of having remote Aboriginal players on your team
I hope this article has randomly found its way to an elite sport executive and woven its way into your heart and mind. First Nations people are out there- ready when you are.
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