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Sport For Confidence - Colchester

Sport for Confidence is a unique, pioneering and multi-award-winning organisation, which supports people who face barriers to participation to get involved in a variety of sporting activities in mainstream settings.

This unique partnership between leisure centres and local sports clubs sees occupational therapists and health professionals working directly with sports coaches and staff, to make adjustments that create truly accessible sport and leisure opportunities.

Different Strokes - Colchester

Empowering stroke survivors, their families and friends to reclaim their lives and ambitions through active support.

This exercise group is down at the

Colchester School of Gymnastics, 
Brinkley Grove Road, 
Colchester 
CO4 5DS

but we meet up at 12:30 at 

St Johns & Highwoods Community Centre
Highwoods Square, 
Colchester 
CO4 9SR

First to have lunch together, a chat and catch up, then go to the Gym where we have our own room for Stroke specific exercises.

British Wheelchair Archery - Stoke Mandeville

The British Wheelchair Archery Association is here to help promote the sport of para-archery and assists with all aspects of the sport from grassroots information to elite level training.

New archers are encouraged to join a local archery club to receive coaching and gain experience. Once the archer has their own equipment they are encouraged to attend a archery training weekend at Stoke Mandeville.

Scottish Paraclimbing Club

The Scottish Paraclimbing Club is the first of its kind in the UK providing opportunities for those with additional support needs to get involved in climbing and progress in the sport.

This club has been developed to create a paraclimbing community based out of Edinburgh International Climbing Arena. The club will meet on a Thursday evening from 7 to 9pm and is supported by a network of volunteers who are on hand to provide assistance to its members in and around the climbing activities.

BounceAbility

Special Needs/Disabilities Trampolining
One to one Coaching £6 per 15 minutes · Trampolining is one of the few sports that is accessible to people of all abilities, we offer one to one trampolining for anyone with special needs & or disabilities, we are wheel chair accessible and can hoist physically disabled students onto the trampoline.

Snozone Disability Snowsports

Snozone Disability Snowsports at Milton Keynes is for anyone who has a sensory, cognitive or physical impairment.

Snozone’s aim is to make Snowsports accessible and inclusive for everyone!

 

Adaptive Skiing & Snowboarding

Our highly experienced and qualified coaches provide bespoke adaptive (disabled) tuition, guiding and coaching for all types of skiers and snowboarders, from beginners to national team athletes.

We have a range of equipment including sit skis which can be skied with assistance or independently.

Colchester Phoenix Amateur Swimming Club

We are a swimming club which offers a wide range of water based activities for people with disabilities, regardless of disability, age, sex, colour or creed.

We meet regularly at Colchester Leisure World, Cowdray Ave, Colchester, Essex.

Providing the opportunity to swim for both leisure and fitness.

We offer 'Learn to Swim'/Improvers programmes, competitive training and the opportunity to compete at Local, Regional/County, National and International events, as well as the chance to experience other water-based activities/sports.

Ipswich Morning Stroke Club

The Ipswich Morning Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the area. The club provides peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.

The Ipswich Morning Stroke Club offers weekly exercise sessions run by a trained physiotherapist.

Please contact the organiser for more information.

Colchester Tai Chi Stroke Group

This group is currently not running.

16th April 2018

Tai chi is a low-impact, slow-motion martial art dating back to ancient China. It includes physical movements, mental concentration and relaxed breathing. that involves a soft flow through a series of motions often named after animal actions.

A recent study showed that adding the Chinese practice of Tai Chi to your stroke recovery and rehabilitation routine may help increase balance and functionality.

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