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Policies and Guidance

Policy and Guidance Status
The British Shuai Jiao Union (BSJU) is an autonomous organisation maintaining its own constitution and rules but implements policy abd guidance in compliance with legislation and regulation in the United Kingdom. The BSJU is a member of the European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU), and the World Shuai Jiao Federation (WSJF) and represents the interests of Shuai Jiao development in the United Kingdom. In governance terms the BSJU reports to the ESJU on matters of: policy development; operational management; and the administration of coaching and referee programmes. Conflict in European level policy development and national level policy development are resolved by the BSJU Executive Board who refer British and International Law as applicable.

The BSJU is a membership organisation and intends to expanded its network of qualified coaches, judges, referees and individual members, throughout the United Kingdom, providing access to the sport in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The principal activity of the BSJU is the promotion, development and supervision of Shuai Jiao activities. The members directly elect the Chairman and five (5) Directors. The President is appointed by the WSJF. The BSJU's executive staff address the delivery of the BSJU’s strategic objectives, and other specific business issues.

BSJU Policies and Guidance Summary

Policies are listed in Alphabetical Order:

The BSJU Anti-Bullying Policy sets out our commitment to preventing and addressing bullying in a clear statement. The BSJU Anti-Bullying Policy and associated webinars provides advice and guidance on responding to incident of bullying and preventative measures that can be implemented.

The BSJU Complaints Policy sets out the standards expected regarding the conduct of all Shuai Jiao participants, and parents/carers; and process for complaints, if the standards of expected conduct are not met. The BSJU are committed to implementing and promoting high standards of conduct, good governance standards, including with respect to diversity and inclusion, throughout our membership.

The BSJU Equality Policy sets out the required practice regarding diversity and inclusion. Compliant with the Equality Act 2010 and related regulations in the United Kingdom. The BSJU are committed to publish an Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to deliver greater transparency about our progress, demonstrating progress and highlighting where there are opportunities to improve.

The BSJU Safeguarding Policy sets out the required practice regarding child protection and safeguarding of adults at risk. Compliant with relevant British safeguarding legislation. The BSJU aim to strengthen welfare and safety in sport, informed by evidence and research and headed by the BSJU Safeguarding Director. Our aim is to investing in and support safeguarding work, working with key partners to develop our Safeguarding Case Management Service.

BSJU Member Services

  • Apply for Membership
    You can apply for membership of the BSJU, if you are a Shuai Jiao practictioner and an exponent of one (or more) of the five principle styles of Shuai Jiao, or if you practice Shuai Jiao as a component of your martial arts system (including wrestling, grappling, and throwing). On successful registration you will then become part of a global family with a history spanning some 4,000 years; and access to national, international, and world-level events.

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  • Safeguarding Standards
    The BSJU recognise that everyone has a responsiblity to keep themselves and others safe, and people involved in Shuai Jiao should know what to do if they have any concerns. The BSJU are working to support our members, parents, carers, and volunteers to safeguard children and adults at risk. The BSJU is committed to maintaining safeguarding best practice, reflecting our corporate responsibility to safeguard all participants, effectively.

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  • Renew Membership
    You need to renew your BSJU membership annually to remain an active member of the BSJU. It is important that you do not allow your membership to lapse, as you are expected to be insured and licensed, as a requirement of participaion in Shuai Jiao practice. Shuai Jiao, as a martial art, carries with it inherent risks of personal injury. Participants must have adequate insurance in place, which can be obtained through the BSJU membership process.

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  • Coaching Standards
    The BSJU recognise that Coaches (Instructors) play a critical role in the development of any sporting activity, and in the lives of the people that they coach. Our Coaches (Instructors) ensure that participation in Shuai Jiao is a positive experience aiming to ensure a high quality and safe approach to training. The BSJU Coach Development Programme (CDP) is delivered online and face-to-face, and designed for ‘teaching’ and ‘performance development’.

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  • DBS Check Service
    You can apply for a DBS check as part of the 'martial arts workforce' through our partner organisation: SCiMA Education Limited (SCiMA). Enhanced DBS check are required, as a condition of membership, for all Heads of Association, Coaches (Instructors), Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSOs), and people in a position of trust. The practice of Shuai Jiao will involve physical contact, and it is essential that ALL participants are safeguarded, appropriately.

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  • Policies and Guidance
    The BSJU policies and guidance reflect our key objectives to support participation and excellence in Shuai Jiao. Our policies and guidance comply with British legislation and regulations in relation to coaching, safeguarding, and equality. Our strategy redefines participation in Shuai Jiao, with a focus on five key outcomes: physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development, and economic development.

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