Code of Conduct for Gymnasts and Members
We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all our members. Coaches, administrators, and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and share any concerns or complaints that they may have, about any aspect of the club with Mrs C Howard and Miss Nic Sharrot (Welfare Officers). As a member of Fusion Gymnastics you are expected to abide by the following club rules:
All members must participate within the rules and respect coaches, judges and their decisions.
All members must respect opponents and fellow club members.
Members should keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform their coach if they are going to be late.
Members must wear suitable attire for training and events as agreed with the coach. Keep long hair tied up. Remove all body jewellery.
Members should not eat or chew gum during a session.
Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly.
Members must not smoke, consume alcohol or take drugs of any kind whilst representing the club at competitions or events.
Members should treat all equipment with respect.
Members must inform the head coach of any injuries or illness they may have before the warm-up begins.
Members must not use bad language.
Members should remain with coaches at the end of a session until collected by their parent or guardian.
Code of Conduct for Parents
Encourage your child to learn the rules and participate within them.
No threatening or arguing with officials/coaches.
Publicly accept officials’ judgements.
Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results.
Set a good example by recognising good sportsmanship and applauding good performances of all.
Never force your child to take part in sport.
Always ensure your child is dressed appropriately for the activity and has plenty to drink.
Keep the club informed if your child is ill or unable to attend any sessions.
Endeavour to establish good communications with the club, coaches, and officials for the benefit of all.
Share any concerns or complaints about any aspect of the club through the approved channels.
Always use correct and proper language.
Never punish or belittle a child for performance or making mistakes.
Make sure your child arrives on time.
Always collect your child promptly at the end of a session.
Support your child’s involvement and help them enjoy their sport.