IWA-Sport Introduction to Coaching Wheelchair Basketball Level 0

Do you have a passion to help develop opportunities for people with a physical disability to reach their full potential through sport?


This ‘Introduction to Coaching Wheelchair Basketball course is part of the Coaching Development Programme for Ireland and was developed in partnership with Sport Ireland Coaching. It is designed to provide participants with information around basic coaching concepts and skills to support them to become competent and confident in organising and/or supporting a basic level wheelchair basketball session.


The course is designed to grow the wheelchair basketball family and support those who are interested in becoming involved in coaching wheelchair basketball with IWA-Sport. The course is also open to individuals who wish to learn more about the sport of wheelchair basketball.


  • The course is suitable for those passionate about sport and who want to learn more about the sport of wheelchair basketball.
  • It is suitable for beginner coaches aiming to work with juniors and beginner adults in wheelchair basketball.
  • Please note attendees must be 16+ years of age prior to the course start date.

Further Information

Attendees will complete 3 modules, both theory and practically based, which include general information about the sport, classification, roles of a coach, LTPAD model, communication, session planning and experience coaching basic activities.

Please Note:
  • It is mandatory to attend both theory and practical components of this course in order to achieve Sport Ireland Coaching Certification.
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Additional info
  • Price: Please see booking form
  • Queries/ Contact: shannon.pollock@iwa.ie
  • Suitable for: Participants must be 16 years or over who is Interested in coaching Wheelchair basketball.
  • Capacity/No of tickets per event: Max 15 (Entries taken on a first come first served basis)
  • Max purchase quantity: 1 ticket per person
  • Cancellation Policy: In the event of a cancellation, you must inform shannon.pollock@iwa.ie via email. A refund can be guaranteed if cancelled in the 2 days prior to course start.

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