Official Course

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

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. 


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

Other info:

General Information 

Course Schedule


BISFed Coach Level 1 Course – Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

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.


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

Interested candidates must respond to 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. 


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 by no later than 01 May 2019.


BISFed Referee Course – Guangzhou

BISFed is pleased to offer the International BISFed Referee Course in Guangzhou, China. This course will enable successful participants to referee at International Level Boccia Competitions.


  • March 20 – Arrival
  • March 21-22 – Course
  • March 23-28 – Referee on court
  • March 29 – Departure


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

  • Good knowledge of both written and spoken English
  • Refereed at least 20 games on the national level within a maximum of the last 3 years, documented by logbook entries signed by the Head Referee, Technical Delegate, or BISFed member.

More details can be found HERE

Interested candidates must respond to no later than 13 February 2019, with a cover letter, a resume, a support letter from the BISFed Member and a copy of their logbook. Places available are limited. BISFed will let you know by 15 February 2019 if your application has been accepted.