Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport

Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport 

Would you like to learn some new skills and provide opportunities for disabled people to get into sport and physical activity, and lead active lives?

Course Outcomes

  • Learn about WheelPower and wheelchair sports more widely
  • Explore different ways of including disabled people in wheelchair sports
  • Develop confidence in working with disabled people
  • Learn the basics of sports wheelchair set up and maintenance

Who is the course suitable for?

Are you a teacher, coach, sports or physio student striving to adapt your sports session for wheelchair participants? Then this training is for you. Our knowledgeable Tutor will provide you with ideas on how to engage wheelchair users during your session. Using both theory and practical examples, the tutor will demonstrate how to include a wheelchair user within a non-disabled sports session. You will also learn some basics around wheelchair set-up and maintenance.

Future Opportunities

This course will enable you to support WheelPower in the delivery of programmes and events as well as other National Governing Bodies, organisations and clubs that provide opportunities for disabled people to participate in wheelchair sport and physical activity.

Universities and Colleges

To book an exclusive course for your university or college, please email Emily Weller, Head of Sport & Physical Activity at emily.weller@wheelpower.org.uk  For all other bookings, please register by selecting a date from the list below.

Time

09:30 - 13:00

Location

  • Our training will be online via Zoom

Testimonials

"Thank you WheelPower for today's training session about Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport. It was so insightful and motivating." - Karla

"Thank you for the session, it was really insightful and helpful." - Sophie

"A brilliant session, many thanks" - Jan

Available Dates

Tuesday 14 September 2021  (The deadline for registration is 5pm Thursday 9 September 2021.)

Wednesday 10 November 2021  (The deadline for registration is 5pm Friday 5 November 2021.)

There are a limited number of spaces available so early booking is recommended.

 

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