basic product of the proposed pilot study in the training program
for coaches of wheelchair basketball. The program will include all
units included in contemporary schools of coaching basketball (Coaching,
Sports Psychology, Sociology, Sport-Medicine, Educational Studies,
Management and Organisation etc..) re-designed for the special interests
and needs of disabled people. Specialists in the area and educators
will present the units (theory and practice). It should be mentioned
that the training program will provide the participants with all
knowledge necessary to work as coaches. The program will be presented
through the Internet so as to give the opportunity for long-distance
training to athletes of different organisations.
web-tool will include except the seminars, useful information for
wheelchair basketball, a bulleting board for comments and notes
amongst the trainees and educators as well as an area where the
answers to most frequently asked questions (FAQ) on training matters
will be answered. The program's web tool will be developed from
the start and it will be following its development, as it will be
always informed of any material for training as well as any activities.
accompanying material will include:
guiding manual for the trainees (approx. 100 pages)
good-practice guide (approx. 200 pages) that will be the proposal
for the development of the activities of the training centers
for disabled people.
DVD ROM that will describe the scientific approach of the matter,
the seminars with specific reference to the already existing
internet material and the complete series of tutorials.