The FA Coaching Deaf Footballers

FA Coaching Deaf Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 6 hours

Price: TBC

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COURSE DETAILS

The purpose of this course is to provide you with ideas and guidance on how to adapt, where necessary, to include deaf players in your sessions and match situations in your school or club.

  • What is sound?
  • The ear
  • Types of deafness
  • The impact of deafness on children and their language skills
  • Hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Different types of hearing aids

  • Options and approaches
  • Communication with deaf footballers
  • Communicating by telephone
  • British Sign Language (BSL)

  • Health and safety considerations
  • Planning and organising

  • Rule adaptations
  • Player pathway

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to obtain The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Outcomes

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Apply and extend your coaching skills to meet the needs of deaf players
  • Feel confident when coaching deaf footballers
  • Have improved their awareness of deafness and a better understanding of the needs of deaf footballers
  • Use basic communication skills for coaching deaf footballers
  • Use basic BSL signs appropriate to coaching and football sessions
  • Plan a range of coaching sessions that include deaf footballers

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Get in Touch

Paul Stephenson

Coach Education Lead 

paul.stephenson@northridingfa.com