On this page you will find more information on useful resources, training and guides to help ensure the safety of children in judo.
Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) Resources
The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) is s a partnership between the NSPCC, Sport England, Sport Northern Ireland and Sport Wales. In Scotland there is a similar partnership between Children 1st and sportscotland.
Safeguarding and Protecting Children Training
sportscoachUK run a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop which focuses on identifying the telltale signs of abuse and also gives attendees the tools and confidence to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively.
Search for upcoming Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshops here.
Text Messaging Children
Text messaging can be a useful tool in attracting more people to sessions at your judo club and coordinating the club’s other activities. However, there are a number of risks associated with texting children and young people under the age 16 that people should be aware of.
Find out more about text messaging children here.
Transporting children to and from sessions, competitions and events can present a lot of risks and challenges to a judo club.
Find out how you can minimise risk transporting children here.
Tree of Protection
British Judo’s Tree of the Protection poster contains details of all the current Safeguarding legislation and is aimed at all sporting organisations, clubs and individuals that wish to improve their knowledge of current legislations.
Do you have a concern?
If you’re concerned about possible child abuse or bad practice within a British Judo club, competition or any other judo environment then you should immediately contact:
Your Club Welfare Officer – The contact details of your club’s welfare officer should be clearly advertised at your club and on the club’s website.
British Judo Safeguarding Team – 0121 728 6920 (Ext: 223) or firstname.lastname@example.org.