Happier Players
by Trevor Ward

Still not stratifying any of your club sessions? I would urge all clubs to give it a try.

Stratification is very straightforward to implement, and your scoring software will take care of the hard work. A few minutes spent up-front by your TD or Scorer is all that is required to set the initial grouping of your members. This can be tweaked after a few sessions have been scored if you think there is an imbalance. It is best if you pick a session where you have a reasonable spread of abilities and then gauge the reaction of the players.

This is a worthwhile exercise for a club to perform for a number of reasons:-

Still not tempted to give it a try?

Trevor Ward,
Barrow Bridge Club, Cumbria