Official Course

International Bowls for the Disabled (IBD) Classification for Bowlers with Physical Disability 

Malaysia is hosting the 2nd Asia Disabled Bowls Championship, Kuala Lumpur 2019 at Malaysia National Lawn Bowls Stadium, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. 

As a preparation for the tournament a short seminar of IBD CLASSIFICATION FOR BOWLERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITY will be held on 13 to 17 September, 2019 at Malaysia Lawn Bowls Stadium.

Seminar is open to participants with a medical background such as medical officer or physiotherapist.

Event programme can be found HERE

Interested candidates must respond to pauline@sdsc.org.sg by 4 September 2019

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BISFed Referee & Classification Courses – Póvoa de Varzim, Porttugal 

A) The International BISFed Referee course will enable successful candidates to Referee at International level Boccia competitions. 

Dates:

*Trainees interested in attending the whole competition will depart on the 4th November

Requirements:
The course is open to all National Level Referees. The candidates must meet the following criteria:

Interested candidates must respond to admin@bisfed.com no later than 2 September 2019, with the following:

Places available are limited. BISFed will get back to the respective member regarding application acceptance. Entries are open to all members however priority will be given to members within Europe.

Find more information here

 B) The BISFed Basic Classification Course will be held from 2 – 3 November 2019 in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.

The course is open to physiotherapists, doctors with Neurological or Rehab background or people with extensive knowledge of boccia (i.e athletes, coaches or sport assistants).

This course is a prerequisite for further BISFed training at an international level.

Dates:

Interested candidates must respond to admin@bisfed.com no later than 2 September 2019, with the following:

Entries are limited to 12 candidates and are open to all members however priority will be given to members within Europe (4 slots will be ensured for the host country)

The course will be hosted by PCAND on behalf of BISFed member Federação Portuguesa de Desporto para pessoas com Deficiência. 

Please find more information here

BISFed will get back to the respective member regarding application acceptance.

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BISFed Coaches Level 1 Course – Singapore 

BISFed is pleased to offer the BISFed Coaches level 1 Course from 21- 22 September 2019 in Singapore.

Requirements:

The course is open to anyone in the Sport World with experience or a desire to become a Boccia Coach. The course covers Boccia Coach Roles & Responsibilities; Technical Aspects of Boccia; Principles of Coaching; Techniques & Practice of Coaching; amongst other things.

Entries are limited to 12 candidates and are open to all members, however priority will be given to members within Asia & Oceania.

The course will be hosted by BISFed member Singapore Disability Sports Council.

More details can be found HERE

Interested candidates must respond to admin@bisfed.com no later than 26 August 2019, with the following:

BISFed will get back to the respective member regarding application acceptance.

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Road to Toyko 2020: Agitos Foundation Sessions: Para Archery, Para Judo, Para Powerlifting and Para Taekwondo Coaching Courses 

The Agitos Foundation and the Organising Committee of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 and JPC have partnered to develop and deliver a training and education camp under the project: Road to Tokyo 2020: Agitos Foundation Sessions. This partnership aims to increase the number of coaches and training and educating athletes that will together have a direct impact on the growth of the Paralympic Movement of countries of the whole Asia Region to improve their performances towards-, in- and (hopefully) after Tokyo 2020.

The project relies on two main pillars. The first one is based on education, and aims to build capacity in Paralympic sport around the world. Through regional and worldwide workshops Tokyo 2020, international federations and the Agitos Foundation will provide training for athletes, coaches, sport managers, and officials on the road to the Paralympic Summer Games Tokyo 2020.

The second pillar is based on increasing the performance of the athletes, helping them first to qualify for Tokyo 2020 and to have the best performance ever at the Games. These camps are also an opportunity to increase the social recognition of the athletes bringing the Paralympic brand to society through broader communication of the athlete as a role model.

Dates:

Interested candidates must fill in the application and submit it to joy_lee@snpc.org.sg by 23 July 2019. 

Other info:

Application form

Travel Form

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World Shooting Para Sport “B” Level Coach Course – Kranjska Gora, Solvenia 

World Shooting Para Sport (WSPS) is pleased to offer the WSPS “B” Level Coach Course from 01-03 August 2019 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Miroslav Sipek, the -time Olympic and 4-time Paralympic coach with Australia will be the primary instructor. 

Dates:

Interested candidates must fill in the application HERE and respond to education@paralympic.org at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the course. 

Other info:

General Information 

Course Schedule

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BISFed Coach Level 1 Course – Nymburk, Czech Republic

BISFed is pleased to offer the BISFed Coach level 1 Course from 21- 22 October 2019 in Nymburk, Czech Republic.

The BISFed Coach level 1 Course is open to anyone in the Sport World with experience or a desire to become a Boccia Coach. The course covers Boccia Coach Roles & Responsibilities; Technical Aspects of Boccia; Principles of Coaching; Techniques & Practice of Coaching; amongst other things.

Dates:

  • October 20 – Arrival
  • October 21-22 – Course
  • October 23-28 – Departure

Interested candidates must respond to admin@bisfed.com by 31 May 2019, with the following:

  • Full details of each candidate (First name, last name, date of birth, gender, e-mail address)
  • A cover letter
  • A resume
  • A support letter from the BISFed Member. 

More details can be found HERE

Entries are limited to 12 candidates and are open to all members, however priority will be given to members within Europe. BISFed will let you know by 14 June 2019 if your application has been accepted.

Interested coaches can apply for the Coach Development Grant under CoachSG. 

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Para Powerlifting: Level 3 Technical Official Course – Astana, Kazakhstan

World Para Powerlifting (WPPO), the international federation for the sport of Para powerlifting has launched “She Can Lift”: Women in Para Powerlifting Programme, a project aims to improve gender equality in Para powerlifting through women’s participation. Through the support of the Agitos Foundation, the project consists of the development and implementation of gender specific content and resources for coaches and technical officials’ courses, as well as the delivery of this content through courses in target regions.

The WPPO will be hosting the Level 3 Technical Official Course in Astana, Kazakhstan from 08 to 10 July 2019. Please note that the course is strictly for female participants. Two (2) female participant slots are available for each NPC.

More details can be found HERE

Applications must be sent to Dillon.Richardson@WorldParaPowerlifting.org by no later than 01 May 2019.