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Coaching Club – What does good look like? Based on each individual’s circumstance, be that starting at a club for the first time, competing in the first 11 or even playing for the Masters, we know that coaches are the critical factor in enhancing every player’s playing experience. Club participants have indicated that an excellent coaching environment is one which: • Emphasises fun and enjoyment balanced with engagement in sport 14 • P  rovides for a wide range of abilities and commitment • Values the social aspect of participation • Fosters a positive group environment of mutual respect and care for each other • Decisions about training are shared • Understanding the needs of individuals and responding to situations appropriately • Communicates clearly and positively.