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Coaching Blind Footballers Course to be held in Leeds

Thursday 8 February 2018

A Coaching Blind Footballers Course is being held at Middleton Leisure Centre in Leeds on Saturday 10th March 2018, 9:30am-5pm

Laura Turner playing Blind Football


If you or somebody you know is interested in attending, the course costs £35 and covers both theory and practical elements. By the end of the workshop each participant should be able to meet the following outcomes:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the game in the context of the FA’s LTPD model
  • Apply and extend existing coaching skills and experience to meet the needs of blind footballers
  • Establish effective communication skills when coaching blind footballers
  • Identify appropriate and safe methods of supporting and working with blind footballers
  • Recognise the need to deliver relevant coaching sessions to effectively meet the developmental needs of the blind footballer
  • Gain an understanding of the different components of the game
  • Understand the characteristics blind footballers require to perform at a performance level of the game
  • Recognise the Player Pathway and competition structure available for blind footballers.

Please follow this link to find more information on the Coaching Blind Footballers course

If you have any questions or queries then please do not hesitate to contact Colan Leung, Disability Football Development Officer, West Riding County Football Association at or Tel: 0113 282 1222 (Option 3) or Mob: 07540 127683.

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