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Walking Football

Walking football is a variant of football that is aimed at keeping people aged over-50 involved with football.

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An Overview of Walking Football

Though based on football, the key difference in the rules, from standard football, is that if a player runs then they concede a free kick to the other side. This restriction, together with a ban on slide tackles, is aimed at avoiding injuries.

Benefits

The manner in which the sport is played promotes cardiovascular fitness whilst producing the least stress on the body. It also assists participants maintain an active lifestyle.

Involvement

Visit your local FA page to find your nearest club.

Equipment

When played indoors, a size 4 futsal ball is used. Outdoor games involve a traditional football.

Find Walking Football Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day, benefiting their long-term physical and mental health and wellbeing.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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Contact Telephone
0800 169 1863
Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Leicester City in the Community (LCitC) is an independent, registered charity. LCitC harnesses the power of football to inspire individuals to achieve their full potential.

Midlands Roller Arena

Midlands Roller Arena

Based in the south of the county, we are a purpose built roller skating arena for all forms of roller skating, disco's and parties, roller hockey and roller derby as well as multi sports/fitness for both children and adults. On site cafe and lots of free

Catmose Sports Centre

Catmose Sports Centre

Catmose Sports Centre is a superb sports and fitness centre set in the grounds of Catmose College.

Active Rutland

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Clubszone Beeston

Clubszone Beeston

Kids Summer Activity Club Beeston.
For Children Aged 5-12 Years Old.

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA

0116 286 7828

http://www.leicestershirefa.com/

Partners

  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Melton LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Harborough LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Leicester
    Leicestershire County Council
    Sport England
    NWL LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Equality Standard
    Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Safeguarding
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Harborough LSA