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TRAINING HISTORY & SPORT ACTIVITY LIMITATIONS
The Training History & Sport Activity Limitations Inventory (TSAL for short) is part of the athlete
classification process and must be completed by the athlete’s personal/primary coach.
This version applies to athletes competing in the sport of World Para Athletics and must be
submitted in accordance with the World Para Athletics Classification Rules and Regulations
Appendix 3 (https://www.paralympic.org/athletics/classification/rules-and-regulations )
PERSONAL INFORMATION
First Name: ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Last Name: ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Gender: male / female Country: ……………………………………………….
Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy): ........../………./………. Height: (cm): ……. Weight (kg): …….
All questions/items must be answered by checking the appropriate box ().
SPORT TRAINING HISTORY
1. In which sport does the athlete train? Please write the sport(s) into the space provided.
Then check () to indicate the athlete’s main sport and secondary sport(s).
Main Secondary
Sport Sport
1.1. Specify sport_________________
1.2. Specify sport_________________
1.3. Specify sport_________________
1.4. Specify sport_________________
2. How long has the athlete been training/competing in the sports indicated in the previous
question?
Less than 1 to 3 4 to 6 7 to 9 10+
1 year years years years years
2.1. Sport_________________
2.2. Sport_________________
2.3. Sport_________________
2.4. Sport_________________
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3. During the sport season, how many hours a week does the athlete train?
Less than 4 to 9 10 to 15 16 to 20 21+
4 hours hours hours hours hours
3.1. Main sport
3.2. Secondary sport
3.3. Other, specify
4. How many months of the year does the athlete train?
Less than 4 to 5 6 to 7 8 to 9 10+
4 month months months months months
4.1. Main sport
4.2. Secondary sport
4.3. Other, specify
SPORT ACTIVITY LIMITATIONS
Note/Instructions: Included in this section are questions/items designed to determine the
effects of an athlete’s intellectual impairment on his/her main sport. To ensure an accurate
profile, it is essential that each question/item be considered in relation to the athlete’s overall
training history, for as long as you have worked with the athletenot just their present
level in sport development.
For each question, please indicate whether the item is an ongoing concern, a past concern, or
never a concern (by checking the appropriate ). If an item does not apply to the athlete’s
sport, please check the “does not apply to the sport” box ().
5. Does the athlete have difficulty learning skills required for his/her sport?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
5.1. Physical skills
5.2. Movement sequencing
& planning skills (i.e., skills that
must be completed in a
particular order, which required
coordination and planning)
5.3. Technical skills of the sport
(e.g., throwing technique)
5.4. Strategies of the sport
(e.g., run pacing)
5.5. Rules of the sport
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6. Does the athlete have difficulty with self-regulation in learning sport skills?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
6.1. Recognizing his/her own
errors in skill learning
6.2. Correcting his/her own errors
in skill learning
7. Does the athlete have difficulty maintaining sport skill learning?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
7.1. From one training day
to another
7.2. From one training season
to another
8. Does the athlete have difficulty applying (using/doing) skills required for his/her
sport?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
8.1. Physical skills
Training
Competition
8.2. Movement sequencing
& planning skills (i.e., skills
that must be completed
in a particular order, which
required coordination and
planning)
Training
Competition
8.3. Technical skills of the sport
(e.g., throwing technique)
Training
Competition
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Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
8.4. Strategies of the sport
(e.g., run pacing)
Training
Competition
8.5. Rules of the sport
Training
Competition
9. Does the athlete have difficulty following directions and managing his/her behaviour
(without supervision) in sport?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
9.1. Does he/she follow the coaches
instructions during:
Training
Competition
9.2. Does he/she obey the
decisions of officials
during:
Competition
9.3. Does he/she have difficulty
accurately completing assigned
tasks independently (e.g., completing
required repetitions, number of laps,
warm-up routines) during:
Training
Competition
10. Does the athlete have difficulty with social and other skills required in sport?
Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
10.1. Does he/she appropriately
interact with team mates during:
Training
Competition
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Ongoing Past Never a Does not
concern concern concern apply to
the sport
10.2. Does he/she appropriately
interact with other competitors
/opponents during:
Competition
10.3. Does he/she appropriately
interact with coaches during:
Training
Competition
10.4. Does he/she appropriately
respond to decisions of officials
during:
Competition
10.5. Does he/she demonstrate
“sportsmanship” during:
Training
Competition
10.6. Does he/she make appropriate
decisions during:
Training
Competition
10.7. Does he/she communicate
appropriately during:
Training
Competition
10.8. Does he/she have difficulty
with motivation during:
Training
Competition
10.9. Does he/she have difficulty
controlling their emotions during:
Training
Competition
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Athletics Performance & Training Environment
Best Performances (in competition) over the last 12 months
Performance
Date
Location
Shot put
1500m
Long jump
Hammer throw
Discus
Javelin
High jump
Triple jump
100/110mh
100m
200m
400m
400mh
800m
3000m/5000m
10000m
Steeple chase
5km/10km walk
Heptathlon
Give your best performances in the main event in each of the past 5 years.
Event
Performance
How many athletics meetings did you compete in last year? ………………………………………..
What event do you train most for? ……………………………………………………………
Is the training-and competition history of the athlete systematically recorded?
yes, in detail
all the main events
very little
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How is your (main) training group configured?
Exclusively athletes with disability
Mostly athletes with disability
Mostly athletes without disability
Do you have good access to an athletics facility?
Yes, very good the facility has all I need
Fairly good
No, not at all, needs much better
Athlete Declaration
I hereby verify that I acknowledge and accept full responsibility for the honesty and accuracy
of the information contained in this Training History and Sport Activity Limitations Inventory.
_________________________ _________________________ ____________
(Athlete - Printed name) (Signature) (Date)
Coach’s Information
How long are you training and coaching this athlete? _________________________
In what sport and for how long have you coached the athlete for whom you have completed
this questionnaire? Please indicate your answer by writing checking the appropriate boxes
().
Less than 1 to 3 4 to 6 7 +
1 year years years years
Sport _________________
Sport _________________
Sport _________________
Sport _________________
Which of the following best describes your coaching background today? Please indicate by
checking () all statements/boxes that apply to you.
Yes No Working on
I have a degree in physical education
or sport science from a recognized university
I have nationally recognized education/
certification in coaching
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I have education/training in coaching athletes
with intellectual impairment
I have nationally recognized education/
certification in the technical requirements
of the sport I am coaching
I have experience coaching high-level athletes
without intellectual impairment
Please add any other information about your experience as a coach or opportunities you have
taken to develop your expertise as a coach (education, training, certification).
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
Coach’s Declaration
I hereby verify that I am the coach of________________________________________ (Print
athlete’s full name).
In signing this document I acknowledge and accept full responsibility for the honesty and
accuracy of the information contained in this Training History and Sport Activity Limitations
Inventory.
_________________________ _________________________ ____________
(Coach - Printed name) (Signature) (Date)
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