FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course

The Coaching Disabled Footballers course is designed to give football coaches and teacher’s ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in football sessions within mainstream or impairment specific sessions. The course is six hours and covers both theory and practical elements, 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, 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.

For whom the course is intended

· Males or Females

· Managers/Coaches of teams of players with disabilities

· Youth Leaders of clubs with special needs

· Teachers in special needs schools

· Football clubs providing ‘opportunities for all’.

Course Content

A six hour programme delivered either as two evening sessions or a full day session. Involving both practical and theory work.

**Durham FA Coach Education Cancellation Policy**

 If you need to cancel your attendance on the course you should inform Durham FA immediately. All our courses are in demand and by not advising us you are preventing another candidate from attending.

If you cancel more than 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course, a full refund will be issued. However, if you cancel after the 2 week deadline, no refund will be given. Consideration will be given to candidates who, for health reasons are unable to attend and require a transfer to another course. A letter from a doctor or medical professional must be supplied.

If you should decide to transfer to another course once your application has been submitted, there will be an additional administration charge of £20.00

By submitting an application you agree to all of the terms above

Click on the course code for an Application Form to print off and return along with proof of Level 1 Coaching Award (e.g. photocopy of certificate)

Course Dates:

FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course

Date: Saturday 21st January 2017 
Time: 9:00 – 5:00pm
Content: Theory/Practical

Course Code: CDIS23 - Click Here to Book & Pay Online or Here to Download Application

Course Fees must be paid up front, if you are having your course paid for you must submit a signed letter from the organisation/club on letter headed paper confirming they will be paying your course fee and this must be sent with your application form.


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