Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport

Date: 
20 Jan 2021 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Host: 
WheelPower
Location: 
Online via Zoom
United Kingdom

Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport 

Would you like to learn some new skills and provide opportunities for disabled people to get into physical activity and sport 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 or sports 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 elements, Mark Bullock 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 governing bodies, organisations and clubs that provide opportunities for disabled people to participate in wheelchair sport and physical activity.

Time

09:30 - 13:00

Location

  • Our training will be online via Zoom

Deadline

  • The deadline for registration is Monday 18 January 2021.
  • There are a limited number of spaces available so early booking is recommended.
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