What is Walking football?
- It is low-impact, team-based exercise, utilising the defined ‘Walking Football Rules and Formats’ – specifically non-contact with the players ‘always having one foot on the ground’.
- Matches are played with modified formats (5v5/6v6) on smaller pitches with shortened game times
- Walking Football aims to provide participants with physical & mental health benefits, social contentedness and promotion of the benefits of ongoing physical activity.
Walking Football Sessions
Players must fill out both the expression of interest form at the bottom of the page; And also register on playfootball (This can be done at the venue or online via the link below)
Players will be placed in random teams each week and play 3x 15 minute games (depending on player numbers).
How is Walking Football Played?
Running is not allowed. A participant always has to have one foot on the ground.
It is a non-contact version of the game.
The ball cannot be kicked above head height.
There is no heading of the ball.
Competitive angle is kept to a minimum.
The focus is on fun and making friends.