Virtus Academy : Online courses

Inclusive Sports Practice for Coaches

This course is for all coaches who want to adopt an inclusive sport practice. Coaches will learn what intellectual disability is all about, and how to make specific adjustments to your daily coaching practice ensuring that everyone can enjoy your sport, improve their skills and perform to the best of their own abilities.

Virtus Volunteer Introduction

Volunteer training module with a series of online lessons that all new volunteers need to undertake within the first few months of volunteering. After completion you will collect a certificate

National Eligibility Officer Course

National Eligibility Officers (NEO) are central to how eligibility works in Virtus. By completing this course you will become a Virtus Accredited NEO.

NEO

Virtus Academy : Upcoming Webinars

Virtus Webinar Series 2022

Virtus Academy : Past Webinars

WEBINAR - Social Media

14 September 2022

Coach The Coach - Motivate The Athlete

28 June 2021. Inspirational stories from coaches of gold medal winners at Paralympic/Virtus Global Games. We are joined by two top level coaches as guest speakers: Dr. Ingi Einarsson (swimming coach – Iceland) and Tony Guihot (basketball coach – Australia) who will share their experience as team coaches of successful athletes with intellectual impairment. They will provide advice on how you can overcome the challenges and barriers on the path to success based on their own experiences spanning many years.

Tokyo 2020 Athlete Stories

04 October 2021. After a successful Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games for II athletes, we hear from four amazing medallists - Breanna Clark (USA) GOLD T20 400m, Peter Palos (HUN) GOLD Table Tennis class 11, Valeriia Shabalina (RUS) S14 Gold and Silver Medallist, Jessica-Jane Applegate (GBR) S14 Gold and Bronze Medallist.

Post COVID-19 World

29 November 2021. Towards An Inclusive, Accessible And Sustainable Post COVID-19 World. The theme is especially relevant to the impacts seen and felt by the Virtus community. It not only highlights the challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities, it speaks about how sport for athletes with intellectual impairment – our core business – has been seriously challenged in the context of the global pandemic.

WEBINAR - Promoting Paralympic Athletes In Tokyo

26 July 2021. Promoting Paralympic Athletes in Tokyo was presented by Nithi Suppiah.

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