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Boccia Leaders Award Workshop

18th March

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Boccia is an inclusive, tactical and exciting sport which can be adapted to suit any audience. The Boccia Leaders Award is a 3-hour workshop to introduce the fundamental skills and knowledge required to deliver boccia.

What does this workshop cover?

The Boccia Leaders Award features both officiating and coaching boccia. Attendees will learn the basic rules of the sport and how to apply them in a game setting. The coaching element of the workshop teaches attendees how to design and adapt boccia activities.
Throughout the workshop, attendees will be given the tools to introduce boccia to their pupils while motivating them to get involved in the sport.

The following topics are covered:

•Boccia basics – An introduction to the sport
•Officiating a game – A look at the rules and how to apply them
•Boccia players – An overview of disability awareness and classification
•Coaching boccia – An introduction to creating skills and practices for boccia.

Who is this workshop for?

These workshops are being run for school staff working in an education setting. This workshop is a first look at the sport and designed for those with little or no knowledge of boccia.

What do learners receive as part of the workshop?

Each learner will receive a hard copy, full colour resource pack and an e-certificate for attendance.

What is the cost of attending the course?

It’s free! The usual cost is £25 per head. This is being fully funded by Active Devon through the School Games programme. Plus, every school that attends will receive a free Boccia kit worth £150 to support the delivery of Boccia at their school.

Workshop Dates

We are running the workshop twice on one day. Please only sign up to attend one.

Workshop 1

Date: Monday 18th March 2024
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Venue: St James School, Summer Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NN

Workshop 2

Date: Monday 18th March 2024
Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: St James School, Summer Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NN


How to Sign Up

To sign up to one of the workshops please complete this online form by Thursday 14th March.


18th March
Event Category:


School Games


St James School
Summer Ln
Exeter, EX4 8NN
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One Devon
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