Back in February this year, eight players began their journey to qualify as FA Level 1 Football coaches. The eight students were all regular attendees at DSActive football sessions – five from The Charlton Upbeats, two from the QPR Tiger Cubs and one from the Fulham Badgers.
The Bristol DSActive team, which is run by Access Sport, had their most successful year ever at the DSActive National Festival in June. A member of the DSActive team dropped in to one of their training sessions recently to see how the team was doing.
Longfleet are delighted to announce that two more of their DSActive Lions have recently successfully completed their Level 1 qualification in football coaching.
It was great to see so many people come along this year including players who had never tried tennis before, players from other DSActive sessions as well as players who attended the festival last year and wanted to be part of it again.
It was good to see the sun shining down on Mayow Park, Lewisham, for the DSActive tennis taster event run in partnership with Millwall Community Trust and the Tennis Foundation.
DSActive hosted the 7th National Football Festival at the Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury on Sunday 11 June 2017. We welcomed 22 teams to the competition, the highest ever number to enter, all of them with their sights set on the winners’ cup.
Although Bournemouth is well known for its beautiful sandy beaches, when the DSActive team visited Southbourne Tennis Club for the first of their tennis taster days, an umbrella was more useful than a bucket and spade.
On the Sunday of the first Great British Tennis Weekend of the year, East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club played host to a tennis taster day, run in association with DSActive and the Tennis Foundation.
Every Saturday morning, football players with Down’s syndrome descend on Impington Village College Sports Centre to show off and hone their skills at the Cambridge United Community Trust DSActive session.
The DS Devils football team was launched by the Saints Foundation in 2016 to provide young people and adults alike with the opportunity to compete in regular competitive football throughout the region and nationally.