Friday, October 20, 2017

Blind and Visually Impaired Sports

This section of Ableize is dedicated to promoting a range of specific blind and visually impaired sports and sports clubs in the UK offering a a broad selection of sporting activities. Blind sports seems to be an official title used to describe specific sports accessible to the blind and visually impaired but this should not mean that the blind should not be able to participate and fully enjoy all manner of sports, that is of course down to the individual.

The blind and visually impaired sports and sports clubs  highlighted below offer details of the more commonly thought of  blind sports such as chess, goalball, swimming and tandem cycling along with some not so obvious sports such as blind cricket, golf and archery. View the related websites and Facebook and Twitter pages where applicable located below offering a you a broad selection of blind and visually impaired sports.

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Number of categories: 2

Blind Cricket England and Wales

Offering news and information with league details and results plus explains the development of cricket for the visually impaired and blind player.

British Blind Sport

A registered charity that promotes blind sports within the UK. View events details and how to get involved.

British Blind Sport Archery

Explains blind archery with beginers details and how to get involved.

Deanshanger Air Rifle Club

Target shooting club located in Northamptonshire for the blind and visually impaired using audio tones that are heard through a pair of headphones.

Goalball UK

An exciting sport for the blind and visually impaired. Read the rules of the game with images and how to get involved along with teams, news and goalball course details and downloads.

International Blind Sports Federation

Highlighting a ranges of blind sports including tandem cycling, swimming, goalball, chess and many more along with membership details and getting stated tips.

Metro Blind Sports

London sports club to the blind and visually impaired. Includes details of the sporting and recreational activities including cross-country skiing, bowls and theatre trips.

Norfolk & Norwich Association for The Blind

Details of the blind sports and activities on offer such as horse riding, swimming, cycling, bowls and more. Also provides volunteering details with contacts.

The Braille Chess Association

The UK's best known organisation for blind and partially sighted chess. Details of upcoming games and events with online coaching options and membership.

Wolverhampton Accessible Archery and Crossbow Club

Archery and crossbow club in Wolverhampton for blind and partially sighted disabled sport men and women. View images, club and joining information.