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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