We'll be featuring the stories and journeys of sports clubs here to inspire and help clubs reach their potential. Whether it's the benefits gained from attending one of our workshops, the tools used to start and promote a club, or any other key bits of information that a club felt was integral to their growth and success, our Club Matters Case Studies will be a valuable resource for clubs across the country.
Have a look at some of the amazing clubs we've visited over the past few months and see how simple it is for your club to progress over time.
Wigan St Judes demonstrate how they have worked with their community to maximise their facilities
Club Matters went to meet Wigan St Judes ARLFC who have looked at different ways to maximise their facility and created an engaging and inclusive environment for their local community.
The Club Matters workshop experience
Club Matters workshops can give you lots of useful advice and connect with like minded people! We wanted to show you what you can expect experience on one and in this video you get to see what our volunteer experience workshop is like! This video explores the many benefits of attending our workshops, provides information on the different topics we cover and the flexible formats that we can offer.
North Shields Rugby Club showcase their community and school links
Club Matters headed up to join North Shields Rugby Club to hear about how they had engaged with their local community through partnering with schools. Hearing from the club, the school and the RFU, we get real insight into the difference that the partnership is making in getting and keeping young people active through club-school links.
Portsmouth Triathletes showcase how they are supporting people with long-term health conditions
Inspired by the We are Undefeatable campaign, Club Matters visits Portsmouth Triathletes for their early morning sea swim (including tea and cake) to find out how they have welcomed people with a range a health conditions into their club and the benefits that it has had for everyone.
How Poplar BMX became a more inclusive club
Se caught up with Poplar BMX, a new club supported by Access Sport, in a deprived part of London, to hear how they've made their club more inclusive.
Behind the scenes at a celebration of inclusive sport
Earlier this year, Club Matters caught up with Disability Sports Coach (DSC) at their summer festival to celebrate sport in the disabled community. Hear from Louis Wickett-Padgham, who has worked at DSC since 2012, and see the benefits people gain from coming along to such a great celebration of inclusive sport.
Disability Sports Coach
Club Matters caught up with Disability Sports Coach at their amazing summer festival to celebrate sport in the disabled community. With over 400 participants and 50 coaches, volunteers and helpers the event was an amazing success and truly inspirational in the community.
Aldershot Ski Race Club
Ahead of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in February, we visited the club to discover how Clubmark status has helped them to expand and develop.
Halesowen Athletics & Cycling Club
We caught up with them to learn a little more about the club's history, how funding got them to the next level, why they decided to get Clubmark accredited and their hopes for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in their home city.
We met with Revolution Gymnastics in Birmingham recently and found out about their amazing journey and the unique space they now find themselves in.
Warwick Taekwondo Club
Inspirational coach Cassie Oury talks us through her successful programme, showcasing the local community expressing a real interest in Taekwondo.
Denise Larrad, BBC Sports Unsung Hero of 2017
In spirit of volunteer week, we met the UK’s champion volunteer. Denise Larrad helps the people of Hinckley stay fit and active on a weekly basis with her groups open to all ages and sizes. Check out the video below to be inspired.
Wirral SB FC
In spirit of the World Cup, we caught up with Wirral SB FC based in Ellesmere Port. The World Cup is inspiring grassroots football clubs throughout the country to get the most out of their pre-season training. We spoke to the manager and players at Wirral SB on their journey so far and what the World Cup means to them.
Chris Robshaw has a message for all the volunteers that help out up and down the country.