​Welsh: Amdani! (Give it a go!)

Using the Welsh language in sport.

1 in 5 people in Wales speak Welsh. Welsh speakers are also more likely to be hooked on sport and to become volunteers. By offering services in Welsh your club can:

  • Attract new members and volunteers to your sport

  • Meet the needs of your current members

  • Create a sense of team and national pride

Click the image on the right for a short checklist offering practical ideas of how your club could increase the amount of Welsh it uses.

Note: completing this assessment is a useful exercise for clubs that are applying for Sport Wales grants.

 

  

Click the image on the right to see our Amdani! (Give it a go!) pack, which gives practical ideas on how to develop the Welsh language within your club or association.

For more ideas, we also have an short online course perfect for those who are fluent, learning Welsh or just know a few Welsh words. You’ll be introduced to the benefits of using the Welsh language in your sports club, and see practical ideas on how to develop the Welsh language through using the language in coaching sessions. The course is hosted on the Club Solutions website, and is based on real life examples.

 

 Videos

 
Rugby: Mike Bubbins
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