Tags: Disability

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:03

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance, Disability, Fun, News

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 12:42

Activity Alliance - Exercising at Home

Activity Alliance - Exercising at Home

During this testing time, the Activity Alliance remain committed to ensuring disabled people can be and stay active. So, while you can't go to your favourite weekly exercise class or make a splash at the local swimming pool, there's lots of ways you can enjoy being active. They have compiled a list of exercise advice, workouts, videos and activity guides to support disabled people to move more while at home. Read More »

Tags: #Stay InWorkOut, Activity Alliance, Disability

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:57

LimbPower launch new fitness and wellbeing resources

LimbPower launch new fitness and wellbeing resources

National Disability Sport Organisation LimbPower has launched a number of new resources to compliment the existing online resources to support amputees and people with limb difference to stay fit and healthy... Read More »

Tags: #StayInWorkOut, Disability, LimbPower, News

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:41

Releasing of Two Adaptive Yoga Videos

Releasing of Two Adaptive Yoga Videos

WheelPower believe that lives can be transformed through sport and physical activity and today they are launching this set of Yoga videos to encourage wheelchair users to exercise from the comfort of their... Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, WheelPower, Yoga

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:19

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

A new groundbreaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now. My Active Future, from Activity Alliance, calls for more commitment from every sector of our society to ensure all children and young people benefit from an active lifestyle. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance, Disability, News

Posted: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 11:11

Young para-swimming hopefuls go head to head in Sunderland

Young para-swimming hopefuls go head to head in Sunderland

This weekend (14-15 March 2020) more than 100 British swimming hopefuls make a splash at Activity Alliance's National Junior Para-Swimming Championships. It will be the second time Sunderland has hosted this event.

For many, the Championships are a starting block for national competition. A well-established part of the swimming pathway, many top world and Paralympic medallists discovered their talent at this event.

In this short course event, 10-18 years old compete in Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Individual Medley and Butterfly. Read More »

Tags: Disability, Swimming

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:43

Sight Loss Awareness Training

Sight Loss Awareness Training

An interactive workshop to gain an insight into living with sight loss. Explore ideas for making your organisation more accessible.

About this Event

An interactive workshop to gain an insight into living with sight loss. Explore ideas for making your organisation more accessible to people living with sight loss. The event will be at MySight York 14 Merchants Place, Merchantgate, York, YO1 9TU Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Visual Impairment

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 14:26

Powerchair Football Part 2 – Advanced skills and set plays

Powerchair Football Part 2 – Advanced skills and set plays

This CPD event will offer an enhanced insight into the game of Powerchair football. Coaches will be able to interact with Powerchair football coaches and players, learn advanced skills, design/develop specific restarts and set plays of the game. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, Fun, News

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 14:09

FA Grow the Game Funding

FA Grow the Game Funding

Grow the Game is back for the 10th year in a row with £1.5m available for clubs to turn their aspirations of creating new female and disability teams into reality.

The scheme, which is funded by The FA and Sport England, and delivered by the Football Foundation, prioritises support for traditionally under-represented groups in grassroots football and last year's edition gave approximately 16,000 people the chance to get involved by creating 884 female and 257 disability teams respectively. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, Fun, News

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:30

West Riding County FA Bursaries For Impairment Specific Coaching Courses

West Riding County FA Bursaries For Impairment Specific Coaching Courses

The WRCFA have recently received a grant from The FA to grow the coaching workforce in disability football so they have two fantastic bursaries available for coaches to apply for on a first come first serve basis. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, News