The FA Coaching Disabled Footballers course

FA Coaching Disabled Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 6 hours (theory and practical)

Price: £40

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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


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

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Important Information

Learners are required to attend the entirety of the course they have booked onto. Failure to attend the full time will result in non-qualification, late arrivals will face rejection at the door and the individual will need to book and pay to attend the course again in full to become certified.

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.

Picking The Best Dates

When picking the perfect course for you, make sure that you find one that you can attend in full. If you book onto a course, that you may be late for or may have to leave early, you risk losing your place and course fees.

If your availability does change after the booking is made let us know as soon as possible, you will not be able to make up this date outside of your normal course dates and would need to re-book your course.


Frequently asked questions about The FA Coaching Disabled Footballers course

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