Begin your journey into Parasports Coaching
If you are looking to start your journey into becoming a Parasports Coach , there are plenty of resources available. Below you will find a selction of great resources to get you going. We've taken the first step for you, now it's up to you.
Liverpool John Moores University
This interactive and self-paced course uses a mix of guided and independent study, designed to engage participants in a journey of self-discovery and how best to create more inclusive and empowering environments and practices for people with disability
Disability Sports Coach
Disability Awareness in Sport
This course is aimed at coaches, teachers, volunteers and anyone who would like to become more knowledgeable when delivering or supporting sport or PE sessions for disabled people.It uses a variety of written text, interactive exercises and real life videos to aid your learning.
Scottish Disability Sport
Introduction to Inclusive Practice
This entry-level module is designed for everyone but will be particularly useful to those who are new to inclusive teaching and coaching, those who would like to become inclusive teachers or coaches, or those who would like to gain confidence in teaching or coaching inclusively.
Inclusive Activity Programme
Offers a fun and interactive introduction to the Inclusive Activity Programme. It is a great starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about the key principles of inclusion in sport and physical activity.
Coaching Association of Canada
Coaching Athletes with a Disability
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) has created the Coaching Athletes with a Disability resource to develop a valuable training opportunity for coaches. The purpose of this eLearning module is to train and educate coaches who work with athletes with a disability.
IPC/World Academy of Sport
The IPC Academy is a partnership between the IPC and the World Academy of Sport and is the education division of the IPC. The Academy brings individuals together to improve educational standards of the sport throughout the Paralympic Movement and ensures that executives, administrators and officials have an educational centre that is sensitive to their needs and in touch with trends and developments, providing world-class programmes.
Disability Sport Wales
UK Disability Inclusion Training
There are now 5 versions of the UK DIT workshop, this means that you will get a tailored experience reflecting the diversity of your needs, and identifying and reinforcing good practice within your area of the physical activity, sport and leisure industry. Disability Sport Wales is offering UK DIT courses via a mixture of online and face-to-face learning.
Special Olympics Australia
Inclusive Sport Academy
The Inclusive Sport Academy will help students enhance their skills and abilities to deliver sporting programs for people with intellectual disabilities or autism.
The platform provides a tailored, user-friendly learning experience for people with intellectual disabilities, teachers, coaches, tertiary students, and allied health professionals.
Cerebral Palsy and Sports Coaching
By the end of this course, you will have a clear understanding of Cerebral Palsy, including facts, statistics and perceptions of coaching disabled people.
You will be introduced to the “S.T.E.P” Model, the Inclusion Spectrum and a “R.A.M.P” warm-up, including some practical examples. The course will also provide you with some coaching considerations and how to make sure sport is included in your daily routine.
Play by the Rules
Inclusive Coaching Course
This free online interactive course is aimed at community coaches and the course contains five modules.
The course is short, user-friendly and feature the latest interactive technology, including case studies, practical scenarios and a quiz. The modules may be done in part, or all at once. Users who successfully finish all modules and their assessment quizzes can print a certificate of completion.
Disability Inclusion Training
The Access Sport team developed our YMCA endorsed disability inclusion training to support coaches and volunteers develop their awareness and confidence to deliver inclusive sport and physical activity that is inclusive to all abilities/disabilities.
Our interactive training is delivered via Zoom by one of our disability inclusion team for a 2 ½ hour workshop.
Sport Inclusion & Disability Awareness Online Workshop
This workshop is designed to build awareness around people with disabilities participating in community sport and physical activity.
On completion of the course all attendees will receive a Cara Certificate of Participation endorsed by Sport Ireland.
World Para Volley
Whether you are interested to know more about paravolley, pursue a new role in paravolley, or improve your expertise in a particular area of the sport, e-paravolley is where you will find important courses to improve your skills or follow a certification pathway.
E-paravolley online courses are an affordable and flexible way to learn and gain new skills while earning valuable course certificates for each of the certification pathways.
An Introduction to Disability Awareness
Our latest eLearning activity is titled 'An Introduction to Disability Awareness'. In this interactive activity, you will learn about the different types of disability, acceptable terminology and what you can do to help.
There is no log in and the answers to the questions are not recorded, the aim is to aid your learning and get you thinking about disability. Once you have completed the activity, just print your certificate!
International Federation of CP Football
IFCPF's Training Ground is an online platform that will host varying levels and lengths of education courses.
There courses will include 'An Introduction to CP Football', training for national and international classifiers, and a range of other courses developed over time based on feedback from members of the CP Football family.
GB Wheelchair Rugby
Wheelchair Rugby Webinars
If you are coaching or helping a team already, why not embark on our coach education programme? Register your interest now and who knows, you could be leading a team out to a World Championships or Paralympic Games one day!
The GBWR webinars and CPD can be booked online via Eventbrite, where you can find details of all of our upcoming courses. Each course has a limited number of places, and you’ll need to register in advance.
€ Free & Paid
National Wheelchair Basketball Association
NWBA Level I Coach Training & Certification
The NWBA Level I Coach Training & Certification training presentations provides online training materials associated with the game of wheelchair basketball. Following the training presentations all coaches must complete the open book test.
This course focuses on how you can become more inclusive, both from a coaching perspective but also as a gymnastics delivery provider.
It looks at considerations to make Gymnastics sessions more accessible and inclusive, and has been developed in partnership with Activity Alliance, National Disability Sports Organisations and other partners.
For coaches working alongside badminton players with disabilities.
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