Code of Conduct



Members and Competitors Code of Conduct

  • Respect and co-operate with team mates, officials, coaches and opponents.
  • Accept decisions of officials; without them there would be no competition.
  • Do not use bad language or insult opponents, coaches, officials or spectators.
  • Have a good knowledge of the rules, play by the letter and the spirit of the rules.
  • Have a desire to compete to your best ability, enjoy the competition and develop your skills while accepting your limitations.

Coaches Code of Conduct

  • Teach the values of Fairplay, practise them and expect your members and competitors to respect these values.
  • Never argue with coaches or officials in front of others.
  • Respect and treat members and competitors as individuals, recognising their different levels of abililty.
  • Never ridicule other members or competitors, use only constructive criticism and encourage them to be disciplined and honest.
  • Discourage a ‘Win at All Costs’ attitude.

Spectators Code of Conduct

  • Show equal respect to competitors and members.
  • Do not ridicule competitors or members.
  • Show respect for officials.
  • Never criticise their decisions.
  • Give teams and competitors positive support.