National Governing Bodies of Sport
National Governing Bodies (NGBs) are key to developing a
successful sporting nation. We work with NGBs to ensure everything
is in place to develop the next crop of welsh sporting talent.
Key to this success are talented coaches, appropriate
competition and access to first class support services such as
Here at Sport Wales we strive to become a nation of
champions, our work with NGBs is crucial in achieving that aim.
To find out more about welsh national governing bodies, check
out their websites.
How do we recognise sports and national governing bodies
So how do we recognise sports and national governing bodies of
sport? Find out how here.
How we invest in governing bodies
We invest in our national governing body partners to
ensure we achieve our joint aims. To ensure value for money we
measure partners performance against a number of key targets
including governing body membership and number of active coaches
The Chairs' Forum is an informal network for Chairs' of NGBs of
recognised sports in Wales. It is open to all NGB
The aim of the forum is to develop the skills of NGB Chairs' and
set up a support network where we can share good practice and learn
from each other for the benefit of sport in
To access the Forum click here.
Guidance on instructing law firms
We recognise instructing law firms can be a challenging task. We
have worked alongside Sport England, Sport and Recreation Alliance
and in collaboration with the legal panel firms to produce
guidance on how to instruct firms.
This guidance will help you be effective for your organisation
and get good value for money from your lawyers. You will be able to
- how to assess if you need a lawyer or not to help with an
- what basic information to provide your lawyer with from the
outset to ensure bespoke and direct advice can be provided;
- the questions you need to ask your lawyer to ensure you are
clear on their process and costs;
- what you can expect from your lawyer.
As part of the guidance we have also developed a template instructing
form for you to fill in and use when you contact one of the