Coaching resources

On this page you will find resources that will help deliver a successful, safe and fun Switch program. 

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Injury prevention information

Before a program begins participants are asked to disclose any medical concerns at registration. It is also the duty of the deliverer to ask at the start of sessions for anyone to let you know of any niggles or injuries they may have. (need to make participants feel comfortable and welcomed so they feel confident in telling you)

Common injuries that you might see are:

Lower leg

 - injuries include sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures of the knee and ankle.

Hand

 - such as sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures of the fingers.

Hamstring

 - soft tissue injury to the muscle at the back of the thigh.

Head

 - injuries include black eye, split lip and concussion.

Impact injuries

 - from falling over or colliding with another player. For example, the shoulder can be injured

from a heavy fall.

Injury Fact sheet

How to manage and prevent some of the common injuries in touch football

Ankle

Hamstring

Soft tissue

Warm up resources:

These links will provide warm up activities that you can try in your sessions

Come play, Go

Dynamic stretches

Cooldown