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Tips for coaches and playing sport

Tips for playing sport…

For coaches or referees:

  • use visual aids, signals & physical demonstrations
  • ensure player has understood instructions – explain adjustments to team mates
  • use lights, flags or arm raise to start a race
  • allow player to tap referee to gain attention


For player or player’s family:

  • effective positioning e.g. in front of coach
  • teach coach & teammates sport specific signs
  • ask for instructions to be repeated if not heard


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