FA Coaching Disabled Footballers

Awarded by the Football Association, this course is designed to give ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in football sessions whether in mainstream or impaired specific sessions.

Course Info

  • Minimum Age: 16 Years
  • Course Duration: 6 Hours contact time
  • Frequency: Approximately 1/2 scheduled per year
  • Pre-requisites: FA Level 1 Coaching in Football qualification

Who is this course for?

This course is open to coaches or teachers with an interest in learning how to include disabled footballers into their coaching sessions.

What can I expect from the course?

6 hours in duration, managed by an experienced and fully qualified FA Tutor, the course usually takes place across one day with the format typically including both theoretical and practical elements. By the end of the course you should expect to be able to meet the following outcomes; 

  • Apply and extend you’re 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 safety and medical considerations
  • Plan a wide range of coaching sessions for disabled footballers
  • Use the inclusion spectrum, planning your coaching session to include disabled players or provide alternative appropriate opportunities
  • Understand the player pathways available for disabled players including the appropriate structure for competition

How do I find out when the next available course is on?

You can find a list of FA Coaching Disabled Footballers courses HERE however please be aware new course dates can often be announced due to high demand for this coaching qualification and occasionally existing course dates/venues are subject to change. It’s always best to check the Lincolnshire FA website to get the most up to date course information.

I’ve found the course I want – how do I enrol?

The quickest and easiest way is to enrol is via our Online Course Booking Service. The online service is available 24/7 so can be accessed at a time that suits you. It will allow you to conveniently view course details and the number of remaining places available on each course and enable you to make an instant secure payment which guarantee’s your place on the course at the touch of a button! Payment can be made with all major credit and debits cards.

Access to our secure online booking service can be found by visiting HERE 

If you have any questions please contact Lincolnshire FA 08449 67 07 08 for the Football Development Team or via e-mail development@lincolnshirefa.com / chris.funnell@lincolnshirefa.com

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