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Walking football is different to regular Association Football in many ways and is aimed at the over 50’s age group. Many tournaments are now catering exclusively for the over 60’s age group.
It has very specific rules that outlaw all running and allows no contact between players. Over-head height restrictions and indirect free kicks ensure that the sport is played safely with full consideration to the participants’ age.
Teams are either 5 or 6-a-side. As a result of these rules, games are played at a slower pace, often on state of the art 3G artificial grass pitches, thus reducing the threat of pain, discomfort and injury, with players briskly walking through matches. This allows people who have loved the sport all their lives to once again safely get back to playing and also introduces the sport to people who perhaps have never considered playing before.
For more information visit The Walking Football Association website.
MEAD Sport and Leisure Limited is the Appointed Insurance Broker to The Walking Football Association
The MEAD Walking Football insurance package includes:
Public & Products Liability to a Limit of £5,000,000 >
Directors and Officers Liability to a limit of £500,000 >
Professional Liability to £1,000,000 >
Cyber cover to £100,000
Personal Accident insurance to £30,000 Death & Permanent Total Disablement and £30 per week contribution to Loss of Earnings (28 day Excess0
Options available on application
Premiums start at £100.00 including 12% Insurance Premium Tax
All subject to 2018 Policy Terms & Conditions (available on application)