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At SALT we were looking forward to working with bushfire affected sporting clubs in East Gippsland and helping them with tools and strategies to re-build. We were going there this week and next week but due to lockdown restrictions we have, heartbreakingly, had to postpone our trip. In speaking to clubs, we know that they...
SALT Founder, Dave Burt speaks on SEN Radio morning show. Dave is interviewed by Julian De Stoop on coping with failure and in particular dealing with missing out on the draft.  
The healthy mind and manner of a 21st Century man Have you, like I have, been dismayed at the horrendous stories of sexual violence and assault over recent weeks coming from parliament house, Sydney schoolkids and so many other places? We all know that this behaviour is in no way a reflection of men as...
For coaches it’s a balancing act As you wake your club from hibernation and set your systems in place for the upcoming season, it’s important to be aware of the challenges that the various segments of your club will be experiencing.  While life is getting back to normal, there will still be invisible mental scars...
Fundraising is a real necessity for the majority of sporting clubs.  Fees, if they are to be kept affordable (and as community sporting organisations, that’s vitally important) only go some of the way to paying for all the expenses incurred in running a club. If you want to fund improvements, then that requires a real...
Whilst players generally bring the glory, they are standing on the shoulders of a far bigger team. That selfless army of volunteers who, in this return to COVID Normal, need recognition, care and understanding – maybe even more so than others in your club. Many volunteers might be pressured into supporting clubs initially by their...
It’s full steam ahead for clubs as they plan for next season!  In Victoria in particular, it’s important to remember that a few short months ago your players were living under lockdown conditions.  Regardless of whether they could go to work or not, their lives have been changed.  They have been cut off from their...
We are back together and it’s weird and it’s great and it’s a bit stressful. It’s a whole range of things we haven’t really experienced before, but it’s just great to be getting back to sport! These months of lockdown and restrictions have impacted on everyone and, out of sight, people will have changed.  They...
Dual Olympic gymnast Ashleigh Brennan speaks with David Burt, the Founder of SALT – Sport And Life Training, on The Rotation – Gymnastics Victoria. This podcast explains SALT and why Sport and Life Training is important in clubs and in particular gymnastics, right now and in the future.
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