Field Hockey Canada is committed to being a leader in providing a safe, healthy and inclusive environment for all participants, at all levels of the game.
True Sport Vision + Purpose:
To create a comprehensive framework that serves as an overarching guide for the vision of Safe Sport and initiatives required to achieve it.
The activation of the True Sport Principles, is HOW we create a safe sport environment and positive field hockey culture.
True Sport focuses on what you CAN do. It is a positive, proactive, unified approach achieved through a commitment to living the True Sport Principles.
True Sport takes endurance, consistency and intentionality by all participants of the game, every day.
The continual commitment to live these Principles will help create a Field Hockey Canada culture that is positive, inclusive, and a healthy sport environment for all individuals in the game.
Field Hockey Canada recognizes that when True Sport is activated intentionally and consistently in the sport experience, sport is safe, welcoming, inclusive, and fulfilling. By being respectful of individuals’ rights and welfare the prevention of harm occurs naturally.
It is critical for FHC Stakeholders to recognize how they can incorporate True Sport into their specific roles. In this way, Field Hockey Canada as a whole organization will consistently and intentionally strive to lead with the True Sport Principles as the driver of culture and action.
Valuing True Sport within the integral operations of Field Hockey in Canada will promote a safe, positive, inclusive sport environment.
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By committing to the True Sport Principles you and/or your group (school, team, club, community or Provincial Organization) join a growing movement of Canadians who believe that sport has the power to instil character in our kids, strengthen communities and increase opportunities for excellence.