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Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport - Thursday 15 July 2021

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Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport - Online Training

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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

Who is the course suitable for?

Are you a teacher, coach or sports student who strives to adapt their 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.

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.

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09:30 - 13:00

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Our training will be online via Zoom

Deadline

The deadline for registration is Tuesday 13 May 2021.

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WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport. Providing opportunities for disabled people to play sport and lead healthy active lives.

We have been providing opportunities in sport for people with physical impairments for over 70 years.

Based in Stoke Mandeville, the home of the Paralympic movement, WheelPower is at the heart of wheelchair sport.

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