The decline of sports development
Brad Bing, the pioneer of grassroots games, worries about the future as getting access to up-and-coming achievers becomes difficult
Brad Bing doesn’t shout about all the stars he’s “discovered”, but there are more than a few champions whose interest in sport was first piqued at a Sporting Chance clinic.
The Sporting Chance Foundation, Bing’s creation, operates at the grassroots of sport. It began with an idea more than 30 years ago, when he put his passion into practice and gave many children a healthy outlet for their holiday energy in cricket clinics. Bing, a scion of a famous Western Province cricket family and once no average player himself, began with the sport he loved, but it soon expanded to other codes...
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