WFA Coaching Team during our recent coaching course in Singapore and Malaysia

Walking Football Coaching Course

Grassroots coaching for emerging walking football nations

FIWFA in association with The Walking Football Association in the UK has introduced a grassroots coaching course aimed at nations that are new to walking football with the goal of helping those nations and associations run walking football in their territory.

We have run courses in France, Guernsey, Jersey, Wales, Rwanda, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

1 day course - 12 attendees

The one-day courses are limited to 12 attendees and introduce nations to the concept of walking football and how to best setup to play the game both nationally and internationally.

The course covers:

  • The WFA mission
  • Benefits of Walking Football
  • Qualities of a coach
  • Qualities of a player
  • Varieties of the game depending numbers, facilities etc
  • Essential Laws of the Game

Grassroots Walking Football Coaching Certificate

At the conclusion of the course all attendees are awarded a certificate to say they have attended the course and we offer continued telephone and email support following the course.

Costs: Per 1 day course: £500. Maximum trainees: 12
Certificates: Issued on completion of the course

Host country to fund all travel and accommodation for WFA coaches

When proposing a date, the options below are broad to allow us to better plan courses. We will be intouch to finalise actual dates.

WFA Coaching Team during our recent coaching course in Singapore and Malaysia

Other topics covered on the coaching courses

  • Goalkeepers
  • Turning
  • Defending
  • Possession
  • First aid issues to consider
  • Safeguarding
  • Growth of the game
  • How to deal with increased numbers
  • Player and club Toolkits
  • Warm up/warm down
  • Walking at pace – relays in groups of three
  • Teams of 3 in large area – passing and moving
  • Basic passing in threes – 2 touch, one touch, both feet – short and long passes – half turn
  • Groups of 4 – 2 in middle – shadowing and preventing a turn – short pass to middle long pass – defending touch tight
  • Finishing/goal scoring
  • Defensive and attacking shape
  • Coaching through the games
  • High press
  • 3 touch
  • 6 players v 5 players
  • Change of shape
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World Walking Football

FIWFA - Walking Football World Cup

Join us, as we aim to take walking football to every corner of the globe. Promoting fun, fitness and friendly competition for man and women.

Nations side by side

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