Keen to be a certified walking football referee or coach?

course overview

The Walking Football Association (WFA) has been running intensive referee courses since September 2017 that are delivered by professional trainers. It aims to have over 200 referees by the end of 2019. With the first edition in Asia, the International Sports Academy (ISA) will be organising the WFA Referee Course that is supported by WFA and Walking Football4Health Asia.


The WFA Referee Course equips you with the appropriate knowledge and skills to become a proficient and effective Walking Football Referee, to understand and interpret the rules and responsibilities, demonstrate practical attributes and develop the essential skills needed to interact with relevant stakeholders. 


The WFA is the only National Governing Body for Walking Football in England that was launched in 2016. The WFA aims to promote and facilitate the playing of Walking Football as a unique amateur sport in the United Kingdom to promote participation, making an impact on the participants' physical and mental well-being, and to maintain a high standard of competitive play in the national and international stage. 

WHo IS Walking football4health asia?

Walking Football4Health Asia is a Communities-Crossing-Countries-Health empowerment movement and scientific research initiative spearheaded by Dr. Dee Dee Mahmood, a Celebrity Talk Show Host, and multi-award-winning Exercise Physiologist, Nutritionist & Academic Adjunct Senior Lecturer (International Collaborations) of Edith Cowan University Australia. The aim of the Walking Football4Health Asia is to promote community health across Asia, combating obesity and non-communicable diseases which interferes with the productivity and quality of life. 


Date: 1 December 2019 

Time: 9-3pm (Referee Course), 9am-5pm (Coaching Course)

Location: Toa Payoh Stadium 

Cost Fee: $200/pax (inclusive of 7% GST)

Vacancy: Maximum 25 pax/course

learning outcomes (Referee course)

  • Understand the origins, ethos and values of Walking Football

  • Understand and interpret the basic rules of the game

  • Demonstrate and explain the practical skills required for communication & field positioning

  • Demonstrate and explain interpersonal skills required to resolve conflict & managing 

      a game

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learning outcomes (coaching course)

  • Understand the origins, ethos and values of Walking Football

  • Learn how to deliver a "best practice" session

  • Learn how to access and give constructive feedback to players

  • Increase awareness of first aid and health related issues

  • Increase participation in Walking Football

  • Increase affiliation to WFA and the Federation of International Walking Football Associations (FIWFA)

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