The FA Coaching Disabled Footballers course

FA Coaching Disabled Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 6 hours (theory and practical)

Price: £50.00

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COURSE DETAILS

This course is designed to provide you with ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in football sessions, whether in mainstream or impairment specific sessions.

- Long term player development (LTPD)
- Disabled people and football
- Qualities of a good coach
- Communication
- Safety and impairment - specific considerations
- Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
- Planning and organising coaching sessions
- Implementation of the inclusion spectrum in coaching sessions
- Disability player pathways

Course Pre-requisites

  • Hold The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Outcomes

Having attended the course you should feel more confident and able to:

  • Apply and extend you existing coaching skills to meet the needs of players with a range of impairments
  • Establish basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers
  • Use appropriate terminology
  • Identify appropriate safety and medical considerations
  • Plan a wide range or coaching sessions for disabled players
  • Use the inclusion spectrum to plan your coaching sessions to include disabled players or provide alternative appropriate opportunities

Available Dates

Start Date
Venue
Price
£50.00
Location
Admiral Lord Nelson School
Dundas Lane
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO3 5XT
Contact
Alice Weaving
01256 853021
Alice.Weaving@HampshireFA.com

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01256 853000
(8:30am - 5:15pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:  Coaching@HampshireFA.com

FAQS

Course Content:

The course is six hours and covers both theory and practical elements and by the end of the workshop each participant should be able to met the following outcomes:

  • Apply and extend your existing coaching skills and experience to meet the needs of players with a range of impairments
  • Establish basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers
  • Use appropriate terminology Identify appropriate safety and medical considerations
  • Plan a wide range of coaching sessions for disabled footballers
  • Using the Inclusion Spectrum, plan your coaching sessions to include disabled players or provide alternative appropriate opportunities
  • Understand the player pathways available for disabled players including the appropriate structure for competition.

Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (This however will not prevent successful completion of the award).

Assessment: N/A

Re-assessment: N/A Refresher:

N/A Suggested additional learning opportunities:

  • Coaching Visually Impaired Players
  • Coaching Wheelchair Players
  • Coaching Deaf Players
  • Disability Equality Workshop

The course is designed to give football coaches and teacher's ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in football sessions whether in mainstream or impairment specific sessions.

6 hours.

Candidates must have the minimum 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football before taking this course. To book your place on an FA Level 1 Coaching course if you do not hold this qualification, please click here.