SYFA Approved Sports First Aid

SYFA Approved Sports First Aid. Scottish Youth FA and the Scottish FA require a first aider to be on the sidelines during training and and at matches to deal with first aid incidents. First Aid Training Co-operative is approved to run their specific 16 hour Sports First Aid course.

These courses include the use of AEDs and include a range of scenario training situations.

Why can’t I wear jewellery when playing sports?

Why can’t I wear jewellery when playing sports? Why can’t I wear jewellery when playing sports? There are problems associated with rings, body piercings, hair ribbons, necklaces and even watches. In general sports coaches and sports governing bodies recommend removing jewellery before performing the sport or activity. This advice is pretty universal, even if different…

Why do footballers cramp up in extra time?

Why do footballers cramp up in extra time? What is cramp? Cramp is a painful muscle spasm or contraction. Cramps often, but not always occur in hot weather or following exercise. They are caused by a lack of salts commonly in fatigued muscles of calf, thigh or abdomen. Why do footballs cramp up in extra…

SFA/SYFA Club Accreditation through the ‘Quality Mark’ and First Aid training requirements

SFA/SYFA Club Accreditation through the ‘Quality Mark’ and First Aid training requirements What is the Quality Mark? SFA/SYFA Club Accreditation through the ‘Quality Mark’ and First Aid training requirements. The SYFA (Scottish Youth Football Association) has been looking to support the development of its clubs and as part of this process has introduced the Quality…

Can we use the ‘magic sponge’ in First Aid?

Can we use the ‘magic sponge’ in First Aid? Can we use the ‘magic sponge’ in First Aid? The quite ordinary sponge seems to have miraculous powers on the football pitch. Coaches and physiotherapists use it to treat injured soccer players who after having a wet sponge applying to their injury seem to be miraculously…

SFA / SYFA First Aid Training in Strathclyde, Lanarkshire, Lothian, Renfrewshire.

SFA / SYFA First Aid Training in Strathclyde, Lanarkshire, Lothian, Renfrewshire. SFA and SYFA First Aid Training in Strathclyde, Lanarkshire, Lothian and Renfrewshire based in Glasgow, the home of football. Glasgow is the home of Scottish football and the surrounding counties are the stronghold of soccer in Scotland. It doesn’t matter who is playing football…

SFA and SYFA Approved First Aid Training for Football Clubs

The Scottish FA and the Scottish Youth FA recommend that all coaches take a first aid course in order to be able to deal with accidents in training and on the pitch. There isn’t always another first aider nearby so each coach should have some first aid training. First Aid Training Co-operative has been running…

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