You are invited to join APC Webinar series

The series of webinars have been designed to support the development of the Paralympic Movement in the region, sharing knowledge and expertise with NPCs, Athletes and future Asian Para Games organisers on various topics.

Asian Paralympic Committee
Webinar Series


Webinar Information

Sport: Para Powerlifting

Date: Thursday, 27 August 2020

Time: 10:00AM, Dubai (06:00 GMT)

Duration: 45 minutes

Topic: Introduction to Lift Educational Video Database

International Federation: World Para Powerlifting (WPPO)

Presenter: Mr. Dillon Richardson
Performance & Development Manager
World Para Powerlifting

The World Para Powerlifting Lift Educational Video Database is a development and education tool that features thousands of athlete competition lift videos filmed from technical angles and tagged with performance data.
The channel allows athletes, coaches, technical officials and other stakeholders, from the grassroots to high performance level, the opportunity to review and study lift attempts.
The channel, available to Para powerlifting stakeholders at no cost.
This webinar introduces LiftED, its benefits and how to use it.


Webinar Information

Sport: Para Sailing

Date: Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Time: 12:00 PM, Dubai (08:00 GMT)

Duration: 45 minutes

Topic: Introduction to Para Sailing

International Federation: World Sailing

Presenter: Mr. Massimo Dighe
Para World Sailing Manager
World Sailing

Sailing is one of a very few sports where all types and degrees of disabilities can compete on an even playing field. Para sailing provides equity, opportunity to excel and empowerment for sailors with disabilities. The Introduction to Para Sailing session will provide a full overview of the discipline, covering aspects from sailing for the first time to equipment and adaptations to suit different requirements.
The Para Sailing Development Programme, a World Sailing initiative that looks to develop the sport in new and emerging nations by providing expert guidance and resources will be presented with insight into opportunities for attendees shared.


Webinar Information

Sport: Para Dance Sport

Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Time: 03:00PM, Dubai (11:00 GMT)

Duration: 40 minutes

Topic: What is Para Dance Sport?

International Federation: World Para Dance Sport (WPDS)

Presenter: Ms. Maria del Carmen Legaspi
Para Dance Sport Technical Member & Head of Competition and Officiating
World Para Dance Sport

What is Para Dance
The dance styles (combi, duo etc.)
Dancing with the wheelchair
The movements etc.


Webinar Information

Sport: CP Football

Date: Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Time: 01:00 PM, Dubai (09:00 GMT)

Duration: 60 minutes

Topic: Introduction to CP Football

International Federation: International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF)

Presenter: Mr. Sam Turner
CEO / Secretary General

This session provides an introduction to Cerebral Palsy Football, and the support available from the International Federation of CP Football (IFCPF)


Webinar Information

Sport: Wheelchair Rugby

Date: Thursday, 01 October 2020

Time: 09:00AM, Dubai (05:00 GMT)

Duration: 60 minutes

Topic: Introduction to the Sport/Basic Classification/Coaching Tips

International Federation: International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF)

Presenter: Dr. Cherie Harris
Development Commissioner

This session introduces the sport to those wanting to play, coach, officiate or volunteer. Basic classification will be covered and some coaching tips to get started.


Webinar Information

Sport: Para Rowing

Date: Wednesday, 07 October 2020

Time: 12:00PM, Dubai (08:00 GMT)

Duration: 90 minutes

Topic: Introduction to the Para Rowing Sport

International Federation: World Rowing Federation (FISA)

Presenter: Mr.Simon Goodey (Para Coach Education Director) and
Ms. Ella Willott (Coach Educator)

Providing an overview of para rowing and it’s sport classes, and key information on how to identify which impairments and which athletes might be successful in para rowing.                                                                                                                                                      


Webinar Information

Sport: Para Shooting

Date: Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Time: 12:00PM, Dubai (08:00 GMT)

Duration: 30 minutes

Topic: Creating a shooting Para sport programme

International Federation: World Shooting Para Sport (WSPS)

Presenter: Mr. Tyler Anderson
World Shooting Para Sport Senior Manager

This session is aimed at NPCs, Coaches, and Athletes looking to start a shooting Para sport programme


Webinar Information

Sport: Sport Law

Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Time: 12:00PM, Dubai (08:00 GMT)

Duration: 45 minutes

Topic: Sport Law

International Federation: Asian Paralympic Committee (APC)

Presenter: Mr. Damir Valeev
Asian Paralympic Committee Legal & Ethics Committee member

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Webinar Information

Sport: Wheelchair Fencing

Date: Monday, 26 October 2020

Time: 12:00PM, Dubai (08:00 GMT)

Duration: 60 minutes

Topic: Introduction to the Wheelchair Fencing Sport

International Federation: International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS)

Presenter: Mr. Alberto Cruz
IWAS Wheelchair Fencing Development Officer

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