Not only can injuries happen all the time, of course they always happen at the worst time and at the worst place.
While the majority of sports injuries such as muscle strains, strained ankles and similar injuries can be considered minor, one problem can be that it will always take some time until a medical doctor can attend to the injured. (Obviously, doctors are not always within reach!). And you may not know it, but attending to someone who got injured right way and treating them correctly is often critical when it comes to preventing further injuries and health issues.
It is because of that that it can be extremely helpful when people know about how to administer first aid. With proper first-aid techniques any injured person has a much better chance that a sports injury may just keep a minor issue and not turn into a major health problem due to missing or wrong treatment.
Educating your teammates in proper first aid techniques
It is obviously not exactly easy if you face the task having your entire team or sports club taught in proper first aid. This can sometimes require a rather big effort in terms of organisation and planning, depending on your team’s or club’s size.
But to make things easier here you can take advantage of the fact that there are organisations out there which can help you. The provider of the first aid training classes can simply come to your premises. This means you won’t have to worry about sending anyone out to a community college or similar institution.
If you want my advice, BX Medical in the UK provides first aid courses in Cornwall for those who happen to be located in or near Cornwall. If you contact them they can also let you know about other locations where they provide their first aid training classes.