An interview with Naz Asim and Dr Karen Block – Northern Badminton Club and the University of Melbourne

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Doing Sport Differently in partnership with VicHealth | Episode 13

An interview with Naz Asim and Dr Karen Block – Northern Badminton Club and the University of Melbourne

Doing Sport Differently in partnership with VicHealth | Episode 13

An interview with Naz Asim and Dr Karen Block – Northern Badminton Club and the University of Melbourne

Show Notes

Steve is joined by Dr Karen Block from the University of Melbourne and Naz Asim from the Northern Badminton Club to talk about the “Count Me In” research project which explored the best ways to overcome the barriers to sports participation for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

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Key Takeaways

  • How to engage with those we seek to include and removing connected barriers.
  • Consider the total experience of the participants.
  • Bridging the gap that creates massive barriers for those completely new to the club and sport environment.

About Our Guests

Naz Asim is the president of the Northern Badminton Club, that celebrated their first year anniversary in January 2021! Check them out on Facebook.

Dr Karen Block wears many hats and is a Snr Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Learn more about Dr Karen Block here and you can check out the Count Me In research here.

Originally livestreamed and recorded 4 November 2020 on Facebook | YouTube | Twitch

Music: The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode