The first-ever Joint World Boccia Coach Level 1 Course took place in May 2022 at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague, held by the Cerebral Palsy Czech Sports Federation.
The course was attended by 10 Czech and 3 Slovak national Coaches and amongst them the course welcomed 3 Paralympians and a Coach from a club with people diagnosed with Autism.
A joint World Boccia Coach Level 1 Course is a new course developed by World Boccia which gives member Federations the opportunity to train local coaches using their National Curriculum and includes the World Boccia Coach Level 1 Course as one of the modules, delivered by World Boccia´s International tutors.
The Coach Level 1 course provides a wide range of knowledge and understanding of fundamental coaching principles (how-to-coach) and develop an understanding and application of the techniques of boccia (what-to-coach) in safe, appropriate, progressive, and fun coaching environments. The main outcome is to develop creative, competent and confident coaches.
The combination with Charles University brought general knowledge about a comprehensive overview of anatomy and kinesiology, exercise physiology, sports training, compensation strategies, first aid and more.
World Boccia members can host World Boccia Coaching courses which are delivered by BISFed certified International Coach instructors. If interested in hosting a course, please complete this form and send it to [email protected]