Conferences and Keynotes

Bust-a-Burpee Founder, Michelle Wong

Michelle Wong is an award-winning educator and coach. Her passion for inclusion has lead her to embark on a post-grad research career at Curtin University. Michelle's thesis focuses specifically on motivation to participate in sport for autistic youth.

The Bust-a-Burpee program has been running successfully for over five years and is founded on strength-based education, special needs practice and research-lead motivation techniques

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Keeping Kids Engaged In Sport

A conference presentation to support the ongoing participation of children in sport. 

An ideal presentation for sporting or education conferences. Real-life strategies, for all clubs and coaches striving to increase retention in sport and drive physical activity engagement levels.  

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Engaging and Retaining
Youth Volunteers

How to keep youth involved in your sporting club

The benefits of retaining youth at your club through volunteerism are immeasurable. 

This presentation will drive youth volunteers at your club through a sense of purpose, while educating senior club members through the processes of succession, delegation and empowerment. 

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Invisible Disabilities in Sport

How to accommodate for invisible disabilities in your sporting club. 

Not all disabilities can be seen, and not all disabilities are disclosed to coaches and clubs.

An inclusive and supportive club environment benefits the entire club community, not only those members living with disability.

This uplifting presentation will have the audience nodding in recognition as a variety of scenarios are discussed and best-practice strategies are provided.

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Keeping Girls In Sport

Keeping girls in sport is a world wide issue and this presentation provides invaluable advice for clubs.

In 2021, Michelle Wong prepared a report for the Western Australian State Government on female sport participation in regional Western Australia. 

The keynote, 'Keeping Girls In Sport', presents the lived-experiences of females and sport participation as discussed within the report, along with the key facilitators and barriers to participation for girls in sport across the globe. 

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