A review of 2019

…parts of the country. A huge thank you to the LTA for their help with the organising and running of the day. You can read more about the festival here. Regional Festivals This year we have run festivals all across the country, in total over 400 people with Down’s syndrome have been involved in the festivals, with many trying a new sport for the first team. Coach Education The DSActive team continue to travel around the country to train coaches on…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…ldren enjoy it and how good the coaches are with the young players, so it’s 100% positive. “It’s not just about coaching, it’s about enjoyment, pure and simple. The main thing is that they go home each week having really enjoyed it, having had fun and a lot of encouragement and positivity.” Roy Hodgson Palace for Life Foundation’s Eagles team has been together for five years, training weekly and taking part in friendly matches and tournaments agai…

A winter’s Wednesday in Middlesbrough

…erall a great time was had by all, with a lot of talk about the final goal and how it would be prevented next week. Thanks to Middlesbrough for attending the workshop and putting on the session. For more information about the session check out https://www.dsactive.org.uk/football-session/middlesbrough/ To find a session near a DSActive session near you click here or if you’ve been inspired to set up your own DSActive session, you can email the DSA…

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Haydon and his team mates

…amme is the only bespoke football and tennis programme for people with Down’s syndrome in the UK. For full details go to www.dsactive.org

Visiting the Electric Eels

…o performance in Canada and learning all the strokes. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/20190112_184414.mp4 Anna, a coach with the Electric Eels: How long have you been involved with Electric Eels? About 8 years. Why do you help at the session? It’s my favourite part of the week! It’s always great fun and it’s very rewarding to help our amazing swimmers to achieve their potential. What is your best memory from Electric Eels? T…

Girl power at Coventry

…now in football! If you would like more information about Coventry’s sessions or would even like to pop along, please look at their website http://www.sbitc.org/ for more information, or contact the DSActive team.  …