Cerebral Palsy Sport launch new Frame Football resource

 

 

Front CoverCerebral Palsy Sport officially launch their Frame Football resource ‘A new way to play the beautiful game’ today.

The launch is at the training base for the England football team and the GB Paralympic football team, St Georges Park in Burton on Trent.

Today marks the official release of the resource, created by Cerebral Palsy Sport and the Football Association, to support clubs and coaches to understand Frame Football and the basics of getting started.

The resource, which is available from Cerebral Palsy Sport,  includes an understanding the different types of cerebral palsy, the equipment, guidelines for coaches and example activities. It has been supported by Sport England, the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP), DM Orthotics and Quest 88.

Cerebral Palsy Sport have developed and trialled Frame Football with lots of feedback from coaches, equipment specialists, physiotherapists, parents and the players themselves to create a truly player centred football opportunity. Supported by the Football Association’s Disability Committee as a grassroots development programme, Frame Football is already gaining recognition as an inclusive Adapted Sport.

It is ideal for those using walking/gait training equipment such as a Frame or Walker. To find your local club please click here

The resource ‘Frame Football  – A new way to play the Beautiful Game’ costs £6 (including VAT) plus postage and packaging.

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Bridging the gap between sport and therapy – our work with APCP

We are celebrating our partnerships this week and we have a very unique partnership we have built is with the Association of Chartered Paediatric Physiotherapists – APCP.

APCP – (Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists)  – APCP is one of the CSP’s largest Professional Networks and continues to thrive with a membership of approximately 2,200 paediatric physiotherapists from across the UK plus a growing number of overseas members. The original aims and objectives remain and continue to be actively pursued with the Association’s profile and achievements growing year-on-year as evidenced by its increasing membership, the popularity of Annual Conference and other training events, and the increased professionalism of its Journal and other publications.
By the mutual support the two organisation provide we can help support parents and children with cp.

For more information: http://www.cpsport.org/?p=5176