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Essentials for schools

Touch Football Australia logoTouch Football Australia offers a range of packages to suit your schools’ needs and offers programs for both primary and secondary school students in Years 7 and 8. 

The sport creates a social environment which few sports can rival and families can even play together in weekly competitions. The inclusive nature of Touch Football ensures there is a ‘place on the field for everyone’.


PROGRAM DETAILS

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There are three types of Sporting Schools Touch Football programs available for primary and secondary school students in Years 7 and 8. Descriptions of the packages are available below, or for more information please view:


Elite Coaching Package

The Elite Coaching Packages includes equipment and resources for schools that will allow both teachers and students to deliver and participate in Touch Football into the future! This package includes:

  • 4-7 sessions (45-60 minute sessions) of Touch Football coaching
  • Touch Football equipment pack 
  • Touch Football Delivery Resource:
    • Primary Schools: Playing for Life Coaching Resource (7 session Touch Football coaching program from introduction through to game implementation).
    • Secondary Schools: your state office will discuss the most appropriate level of resource for your needs.

Coaching Package

The Coaching Packages includes 4-7 sessions (45-60 minute sessions) of Touch Football coaching. Schools are required to provide their own equipment for this package (5 footballs and 12 cones minimum).


Teacher Delivered Package 

The Teacher Delivered Package includes equipment and resources for schools that will allow for teacher delivery. This package includes:

  • Touch Football equipment pack 
  • Touch Football Delivery Resource:
    • Primary Schools: Playing for Life Coaching Resource (7 session Touch Football coaching program from introduction through to game implementation).
    • Secondary Schools: your state office will discuss the most appropriate level of resource for your needs.
  • By selecting this package teachers and students will have everything they need to deliver and participate in Touch Football in the future! 


For further information view the Touch Football Sporting Schools FAQ's.

Registered school contacts can also login to their Sporting Schools account to access the booking system and view all the packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools help centre for further information.

EQUIPMENT

The Touch Football Equipment Pack includes:
  • 10 touch footballs
  • 1 mesh football bag
  • 1 hand held pump
  • 24 field cones
  • 15 bibs
  • 1 whistle 
  • 1 TFA polo shirt. 

Should schools wish to purchase extra equipment, Touch Football Australia operates an online shop from which a range of equipment and merchandise can be purchased. To browse equipment visit the Touch Football Australia Online Shop

CAN TEACHERS DELIVER?

Yes, teachers can deliver touch football in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below.

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TOUCH FOOTBALL:

You will need to:

And meet the following requirements:

  • PE qualification; or
  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles 


CONTACT

Contact: Touch Football Australia
Email: sportingschools@touchfootball.com.au

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