Disability Awareness in Sports Coaching

An introduction to disability types and groups, preferred communication methods and terminology and disability legislation

This course provides an introduction to disability awareness in sport helping you to feel more confident when working with disabled people in a sport setting

Who is the course for?

This is an introductory course and is ideal for coaches, teachers, volunteers and anyone working with disabled people who want to become more knowledgeable about working with disabled people.

What the course delivers

  • Learn about different types of disability and disability legislation
  • Learn and apply the principles of how to adapt and modify activities for different impairment groups with scenarios and tasks
  • Examine social attitudes and barriers towards disabled people
  • Explore different coaching and communication styles needed for different impairment group
  • Overview of disability sport competitions


The course is 3.5 hours with a refreshment break

After the course you will receive

  • A personalised certificate of attendance
Disability Awareness in Sport
Disability Awareness in Sport course

Really improved my ability to adapt sessions for disabled people – much easier!

Course Participant, House of Sport

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