Sports Ability Programmes

 

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Disability Inclusion Training:

This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and ideas on how to adapt and modify your sport, physical activity or physical education sessions to make them more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities.

Attendees will be engaged through interactive group work, theory content and will be introduced to adaptation tools which will be applied to a variety of games and activities on how to make these inclusive for all ability groups.

On completion of the workshop all participants will receive a Cara Certificate of Attendance endorsed by Sport Ireland, a resource manual and a games booklet full of fun inclusive activities.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND ONE OF OUR DIT COURSES PLEASE SEE OUR UPCOMING CALENDAR OF COURSES BY CLICKING HERE

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Disability Awareness in Sport Training:

This workshop is designed to build awareness around people with disabilities participating in community sport and physical activity.

On completion of the course all attendees will receive a Cara Certificate of Attendance endorsed by Sport Ireland.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND ONE OF OUR DAT COURSES PLEASE SEE OUR UPCOMING CALENDAR OF COURSES BY CLICKING HERE

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ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMMES:

Halliwick Swimming

The Halliwick Programme is a progressive program of mental adjustment, disengagement, and development of motor control, with an emphasis on rotational control, and applies the programme to teach physically disabled people balance control, swimming, and independence.

  

Boccia

Boccia is played by athletes with cerebral palsy or related neurological conditions using a wheelchair.

Play Boccia in Limerick - Saturday Boccia Club information

 

Badminton / Multi Sport

Badminton  supports excellent fitness: players require aerobic stamina, agility, explosive strength, speed and precision. It is also a technical sport, requiring good motor coordination and the development of sophisticated racquet movements.

 

Football for all 

The Football for All programme is made up of players from all groups and sporting bodies that cater for people with a disability who want to play football. At the moment we have 3,500 players participating in all of our programmes around the country.

Gym Inc.

Gym Inc. is an education and implementation programme designed to encourage the participation levels of physical activity amongst people in a gym environment.

 

Being Well

The being well programme provides an ideal vehicle to enable people to help fulfil a goal of a healthier lifestyle. It is based on the principle that people are interested in their health ,want practical course that are fun to do, simple in their approach and that help them make healthy lifestyle choices. The programme also recognises the need for group and community support enabling individuals to maintain these choices.

 

Wheelchair Hurling

Treaty Warriors wheelchair hurling camogie club was founded in 2011 with the aid of Mid West Spina Bifida's Wheels in Motion sports and social programme. Treaty Warriors are winners of the inter -county Blitz three years in a row, 2011-13 .Munster will head to Belfast on the weekend of April 26th for round two of the league before their home leg that will be held in UL on Saturday June 28th.ALL WELCOME. !!!

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball is an increasingly popular sport, which is growing rapidly in Ireland. As the Irish League develops and participation increases this is the opportune time to get involved in the sport.