Volleyball WA is excited to announce its continuing partnership with iyarn. The partnership will see the sport utilise the iyarn app to expand its commitment to championing mental health and keeping the conversation going.

In 2021, the volleyball community will see increased activation of the tool across the organisation and further encouragement of clubs, affiliates, coaches and players to join the chat.

Volleyball WA CEO Robyn Kuhl welcomed the renewal of this partnership and encouraged the community to “take the opportunity to set aside time for self-reflection.”

“Mental health is so critically important right now. The strain COVID-19 has had on our community’s mental health cannot be understated.”

“As an organisation, we are invested in mental health and wellbeing promotion, so for us, iyarn is a natural next step. It will be an invaluable tool for our community to use as an ongoing way to reflect on their physical and mental health.”

“iyarn is thrilled to continue working with the team at VWA throughout 2021 to assist with engaging the community and creating a mentally friendly environment using the iyarn tool and resources. Secondly as part of the partnership we look forward to continually improving the tool to meet the communities needs and see this partnership crucial to expanding iyarns offerings with state and national sport organisations”.  said Lockie Cooke,  iyarn founder

 iYarn was inspired from the word Liyarn of the Western Kimberley Saltwater people on the Dampier Peninsula, who ‘yarn’ together and connect through conversation. When the community connects they ask, “How is your liyarn” a path leading into a deeper conversation that can be explained in a variety of ways.

To find out more about iyarn head to https://iyarn.com/

You can use iyarn’s web app if you’re on a desktop or download the app from App Store (for iPhone) and Google Play (for Android).

For more information, contact Volleyball WA at [email protected] or call 08 9228 8522.