The IWRF, through its Development Committee, works to promote the growth and development of Wheelchair Rugby around the world. If you are interested in starting a Wheelchair Rugby program in your country, we are here to help.
This page will provide you with information on how the IWRF can work with you, as well as with several videos that will help you get into the game.

Obviously we want to see you succeed, so don’t hesitate to contact us with any of your Wheelchair Rugby related questions.
Once we receive your inquiry, it will be forwarded to one of the representatives of the IWRF Development Committee below, who will be happy to help you get started.

IWRF Development Committee Europe

Sofia Beloka (Belgium/Greece) – Europe Head

Naomi O’Reilly (Ireland)

IWRF Resource Package

This package is a series of short videos to practically display all the aspects of Wheelchair Rugby as follows:

Classification

These videos discuss classification in wheelchair rugby, and provide a brief overview of the classification process. View…

Transfers

These videos demonstrate several ways to transfer from your everyday chair into and out of a rugby chair. View…

Strapping

These videos show different techniques that are used for strapping in preparation for play. View…

Warm up and stretching

Short video of basic warm-up and stretching exercises to do before practice begins. View…

Drills

These videos illustrate some of the common ball handling and skill drills that can be done during practice sessions. View…

Picking

These videos demonstrate some of the common picking techniques that are used by players to stop an opponent. View…

Basic rules

These videos highlight some of the basic rules of Wheelchair Rugby. View…

Medical and equipment

All teams should have a medical kit in case of injuries to an athlete. When a chair gets damaged or has a flat, you need a mechanic. These videos give you a basic oversight of both. View…

Refereeing

These videos demonstrate some of the basic rules and signals used by referees during the course of a Wheelchair Rugby game. View…

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