powerchair football (Q2430)

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powerchair football
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    1994
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1993
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1999
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1988
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2011
    Demonstration organised in Australia, including representatives from New Zealand: Paris hosted the 2nd World Cup with 10 countries present
    2003
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1984
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2002
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1979
    Without having any contact with France, Canada starts to develop a sport called “Power Soccer”. Since the beginning of the eighties, “Power Soccer” was exported to the United States and Japan, while “Wheelchair Football” was being played in Belgium, in Portugal and in Switzerland.
    1985
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1990
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1997
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1980
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    October 2007
    FIPFA organised its first World Cup in Tokyo, Japan. Eight countries competed to win the first international competition of Powerchair Football. Broadcast live on the Internet, a Japanese website indicated the competition was visited by several thousand players and supporters from all over the world!
    October 2005
    The six countries, joined by Denmark and Belgium, met in Portugal, finalised the international rulebook, and officially created Powerchair Football. The nine months that followed were spent writing the new sporting rules and finalising the Articles in order to create the international federation.
    1998
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1989
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1981
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1991
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1996
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2012
    Portugal hosts an international training course for players under the age of 16; demonstration in Brazil, including representatives from Argentina ; conference and demonstration in Paris with representatives from Germany, Austria, Finland and Italy.
    2005
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1982
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1986
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2001
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2014
    First European Nations Cup in Ireland (Limerick), and first Americas Cup (COPA) in Brazil (Rio). FIPFA organized the first international tournament for players under eighteen in France (Paris). Austria, Finland, Argentina, Uruguay and New Zealand joined FIPFA.
    1992
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    January 2005
    At the initiative of France, representatives of the United States, Canada, Japan, England and Portugal, met in Paris to discuss the possibility of making the sport international. A date was set to try and scrutinise the four main styles of the game, in order to create a new international discipline.
    1995
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    16 October 2006
    On October 16th of the same year, the International Federation of Powerchair Football Association filed its Articles in Paris, France, the home of its registered office.
    2000
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2009
    The international training course for referees. 1st Americas Cup: competition organised in Atlanta and bringing together the best teams from the USA and Canada ; development clinic in Poland ; FIPFA acquires the status of Federation recognised by the IPC (International Paralympic Committee).
    1987
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2004
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    1983
    During the period between 1980 and 2005, several styles of play developed, without the various countries ever conversing about it. All were inspired by the Canadian and French models and each adapted their play to meet their own requirements.
    2008
    The first international club competition was organized in France. This EPFA Power Champions League brought together the top eight teams from four European countries. Development clinics were also held in Ireland and Switzerland.
    1970
    Powerchair footbal was first played in France in 1970.
    2006
    The International Federation of Football Associations electric chair (FIPFA) was founded in 2006.
    Deporte inclusivo: aplicaciones reales al fútbol
    ?Deporte inclusivo: aplicaciones reales al fútbol?
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    International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD) has been formally recognised by FIFA as one of the governing organizations for various forms of adapted football. They were organizing competitions well before this recoginition.
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    Atherton, Martin, and Jess MacBeth. “Disability and Football.” ''Routledge Handbook of Football Studies'', edited by John Hughson, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, pp. 279–292.
    The FA National Game Strategy 2011/2012 Report had set a target of 10% of players being female, which was a target that these football variants were not able to meet.
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    Atherton, Martin, and Jess MacBeth. “Disability and Football.” ''Routledge Handbook of Football Studies'', edited by John Hughson, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, pp. 279–292.
    Most forms of adapted football do not allow a mix of different disability types. The major exception is wheelchair and powerchair football, which sometimes have players with visual impairments.
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    Atherton, Martin, and Jess MacBeth. “Disability and Football.” ''Routledge Handbook of Football Studies'', edited by John Hughson, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, pp. 279–292.
    FIFA and its member organizations have tried to work closely with leaders in disability sports and disability football as part of FIFA's Social Responsibility agenda.
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    Atherton, Martin, and Jess MacBeth. “Disability and Football.” ''Routledge Handbook of Football Studies'', edited by John Hughson, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, pp. 279–292.
    Football, hockey and rugby are some of the most male-dominated sports when it comes to participation levels. This holds true for adapted versions too.
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    Steadward, R. D., et al. Adapted Physical Activity. University of Alberta Press, 2003.
    While the period from the early 1990s to the late 2000s saw a massive increase in the amount of scholarly research on high performance coaches, there was no comparable growth in research about Paralympic and disability sport high performance coaches.
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    Peters, Derek M., et al. “Going the Distance: A Tale of Energy, Commitment and Collaboration: Drew Ferguson, Head Coach of Canada's Para Soccer Team.” High Performance Disability Sport Coaching, edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Routledge, 2017.
    The International Paralympic Committee does not govern adapted football. Rather, international adapted football federations are members of the IPC. Part of this independence in governance means these forms of adapted football are charged with governing their own classification systems.
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    Peters, Derek M., et al. “Going the Distance: A Tale of Energy, Commitment and Collaboration: Drew Ferguson, Head Coach of Canada's Para Soccer Team.” High Performance Disability Sport Coaching, edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Routledge, 2017.
    Professionals and disability sportspeople have been asked to explain lack of female participation in sports like football. Often they change the focus to ask about ideological assumptions embedded in the disability sport community, and if disability sports can empower female sportspeople enough to sustain their involvement.
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    Steadward, R. D., et al. Adapted Physical Activity. University of Alberta Press, 2003.