Pro Sport Development (PSD), in collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and the Commonwealth Secretariat, produced an online resource entitled “Sport Against Gender Inequality (SAGI)”. The SAGI online resource has been created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure availability of online sport for development resources to practitioners. Moreover, SAGI aligns with the United Nations’ (UN) sustainable development agenda, with a focus on addressing SDG 5: Gender Equality. The resource aims to build the capacity, resilience and confidence of adolescents girls and boys, to recognize, resist and take action on issues of VAW/G in their own families, communities and local institutions. You can access the resource here: https://thecommonwealth.org/gender-equality-through-sport
PSD’s multi-sport curriculum has been designed to deliver a comprehensive movement skill and multi-sports program for children between the ages of 5-15 years, allowing them to master basic physical literacy and experience multi-sports through a series of progressive games that will teach them the basics of athletic development and well-being. The curriculum also ensures that participants learn various soft skills and sporting values through the different activities designed.
PSD, in collaboration with Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and PRIA, redesigned the curriculum for the KBC program in 2019. PSD led the design for the sports-based methodologies in the curriculum, which were utilised in the sections on self-awareness, understanding peer pressure, self-esteem, leadership, teamwork and gender stereotypes, among others.
PSD, in collaboration with Harsha Trust and the CSR arm of Paradeep Phosphates Limited, organised a 3-day training workshop for their youth facilitators in Paradip, Odisha. The workshop focused on building the capacity of the facilitators to effectively deliver PSD’s physical activity and multi-sport curriculum to school children from class 1 to 3.
Duration:January 2020 - Ongoing
Between 2016 and 2018, PSD conducted various training workshops with coaches, PE teachers and community trainers associated with Anantapur Sports Academy across the district of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. These workshops built the capacities of facilitators to help them deliver more effective sports programs to children and youth. The workshops focussed on aspects such as effective communication, leadership, gender, first aid as well as nutrition and well-being.
Duration: April 2016 - May 2018
Pro Sport Development (PSD) has partnered with Monkey Sports, a sport for development organization based in Patna, to assist them in curriculum development, training and monitoring and evaluation, in order to initiate and implement a physical literacy program for young children in schools across Bihar and Jharkhand.
Duration: June 2018 – ongoing
Pro Sport Development (PSD) in collaboration with PRIA International Academy and UNESCO New Delhi run an online course titled ‘Sport For Development (S4D): Plan, Act and Grow’. The course provides an in-depth introduction to the concept of S4D, what the current global policies are, who the key players are and what their impact has been. Moreover, it provides the basis and platform for any interested individual to design and implement a successful S4D programme using sports to tackle social and developmental issues. To find out more about the course and enrol, click here.
Duration: July 2019 - ongoing
Through a series of workshops, Pro Sport Development (PSD) supported the training and development of CYSD’s (Centre for Youth & Social Development) rural youth leaders and anganwadi workers across 5 districts in Odisha, to build capacity and empower them to implement a sports-based program with children and youth within their own communities.
Duration: August 2018 – December 2019
Pro Sport Development (PSD) implemented a series of training workshop for female youth leaders part of MJAS’ (Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti) Football program in Ajmer district to build their capacity as coaches in order to reach a greater number of female participants within their communities for future programs.
Duration: September 2018 to December 2019
Pro Sport Development (PSD) provided curriculum development support to Sportism, a private sport development organisation, to help them initiate and setup a young children's multi-sport program in residential colonies in Chennai. PSD assisted them in developing age and skill appropriate multi-sports curriculum for young children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.
Duration: January 2016 to February 2016
Pro Sport Development (PSD) provided curriculum development and training support to Greenshoots Sports to help them initiate and set up a young children's health and fitness program in New Delhi and NCR. PSD's work included:
1) Undertaking market research to gauge the interest of and demand from different stakeholders relating to young children's sports programs.
2) Developing an age and skill appropriate sports and fitness curriculum for young children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.
3) Training of coaches and trainers employed by Greenshoots to implement the curriculum.
Duration: September 2013 to March 2014 Should be on the right side of the logo
Pro Sport Development (PSD) has delivered high quality Physical Education and Multi-Sport curriculums to several educational institutions, as well as successfully trained their
teachers and coaches to deliver these programs effectively and efficiently. These included Sherwood Public School, Heritage Valley School and Sri Aurobindo International School in Hyderabad.
Duration: February 2015 to June 2015