This sports area of ABLEize promotes the largest and most up-to-date collection of wheelchair basketball clubs in the UK, Our eager team of Ableize web searches regularly dig out new and upcoming wheelchair basketball clubs as well as receiving requests to include them in this busy section. There has been a spate of new wheelchair basketball clubs springing up after the London 2012 Paralympics, it's nice to see that such events as the Paralympics has encouraged disabled sports including wheelchair basketball. Browse through the extensive list below to find details of wheelchair basketball clubs located throughout the UK with details of training, competitions and basketball associations as well as details of the sport that can be played between wheelchair and non-wheelchair users.
Wheelchair basketball rules and scoring are based mostly on those of FIBA basketball. The exceptions are rules which have been modified with consideration for the wheelchair user. For example, "travelling" in wheelchair basketball occurs when the athlete touches his wheels more than twice after receiving or dribbling the ball. The individual must pass, bounce or shoot the ball before he or she can touch their wheels again.
Find more details of wheelchair basketball rules in the sites listed below along along with club details and contacts for anybody looking to give wheelchair basketball a try. All the sites below are promoted free to help enhance the sport, please consider assisting us by linking back to this comprehensive collection of UK wheelchair basketball resources.