The GBSF hopes that all of our members are managing to stay safe and navigate the uncertainties that the current Covid-19 Pandemic brings. The GBSF continue to advise that members adhere to the current government guidance in their region and to support this, have included below the relevant links to the latest guidance.
Advice for safe training in England can be found on the Sports England website: https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/coronavirus/return-play and we recommend athletes based in England follow this guidance.
The guidance for NI clubs is a little different, so we recommend they follow the NI government guidance found here: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-regulations-guidance-and-what-they-mean-you
Clubs must also remember their safeguarding responsibilities for children and vulnerable adults. Please refer to the NSPCC guidance here: https://thecpsu.org.uk/news/2020-04-coronavirus-covid-19-and-safeguarding-in-sport/
The GBSF offers the following specific advice for clubs wishing to return to outdoor training. Instructors considering a future return to indoor training should additionally read this document.
We look forward to training with you all again as soon as possible.