Wheelchair Basketball Development
Wheelchair Basketball Whole Sport Plan
As an organisation we are currently focusing on:
- Developing new clubs and new sections within existing clubs
- Accreditation of clubs (ClubMark)
- Support 'Have a go'/taster sessions, and deliver various organised events.
- The administration of National and Regional League providing competitive opportunities
- Junior League
- National Championships (Young people selected for regional teams)
- Development Camps
- Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) delivered in schools
- Delivery of coach, leader, official, classifier, table official and statistician qualifications nationally
- Development of new coaching awards
- Women’s league and recruitment of women into wheelchair basketball
- Enhance promotional material and communication
Regional and County Programme
- Regional association in every region
Plans/Targets for Norfolk/East of England
- Develop new clubs and new sections for existing clubs, and support their accreditation
- Deliver IZB across various schools
- Support existing workforce and encourage new workforce into the sport
- Continue to work closely with Regional Association
- Lord's Taverners- National Sports Wheelchair sponsorship scheme.
- Contact British Wheelchair Baskeball for any current funding opportunities for developing clubs.
Club Development Support including Club Accreditation
Guidance and support is offered by British Wheelchair basketball with all aspects of club development. Close support can be provided for those seeking ClubMark accreditation. For new clubs or clubs starting new sections support may also be possible upskilling workforce and supplying equipment.
British Wheelchair Basketball deliver coaching awards (Grade 1 and 2), leaders award, officials , classifier, table official and statistiscian qualifications nationally. Courses will be arranged across the Country in various locations; please check the website www.gbwba.org.uk for details.
All coach education opportunities are advertised on our website - www.gbwba.org.uk.
Arrange to attend a course near you, and get involved in your local club. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to display interest in attending a course in your area and we will endeavour to ensure there are opportunities near by.
As a small sport volunteers are recruited through clubs and schools and come forward displaying an interest in becoming involved. We can then point them in the right direction. Our young officials award, and leaders award both currently being delivered in schools across the Country develop interest in wheelchair basketball.
Daniel Charlesworth, Workforce Development Officer
Child Protection Officer
- E: email@example.com
- T: 01509 279900
Norwich Lowriders is a wheelchair basketball club for young people aged between 7 and 18 for children with physical disabilities. They meet Saturdays at Easton College, Norwich NR9 5DX.
They started regular wheelchair basketball sessions several years ago, with the support of Supersports Kidz Club. This is a registered charity, supporting sports activities for children and young people with physical disabilities, who attend mainstream schools.
For more information contact:
- Lisa Waterfield
- 07766 778528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org