Great rallying at Swindon’s tennis session

…lly nice to see. One of the players said “I love playing tennis and I love coming here to practise my skills. One day I want to be a professional tennis player.” It was very clear to see how much the players enjoyed the session. A lot of that was down to the great coaching…players were learning different skills and techniques but they were having fun, which is what DSActive is all about. Towards the end of the session, two of the players were havi…

Visiting the Lions, Tigers and Cubs of Longfleet

…ts lost. All of the coaches know everyone’s names and there is a fantastic community feel to the sessions. The coaches volunteer their time to help out and huge credit must go to them for making the sessions so popular. Longfleet run three sessions back to back at Carter Community School for the different age groups. The Lions’ and Tigers’ sessions are a mixture of drills, games and matches, tailored to the abilities of the particular group. It wa…

Haydon and his team mates

…ch his favourite team. The DSActive programme 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

…rformance 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? Too m…

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…h Down’s syndrome to access meaningful work opportunities that can benefit the rest of their lives. For more information about WorkFit please contact the team on 0333 12 12 300, email us on dsworkfit@downs-syndrome.org.uk or visit the WorkFit website:www.dsworkfit.org.uk

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Girl power at Coventry

…erfect nutmeg which left one of the coaches in shock as they didn’t see it coming! The fantastic footwork and teamwork shown during the game was brilliant to see. A great session ran by great coaches who are teaching the girls everything they need to know 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