All You Need to Know About Para-Badminton

Many sports have been adapted for inclusivity of people of all abilities. Para-badminton is a racquet sport played by men and women of any age with a physical disability, including: spinal injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, scoliosis, hip dysplasia, amputations, leg length difference, upper limb amputation or impairment and short stature. The sportContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Para-Badminton”

All About Adaptive Archery

Archery has been adapted so that individuals of all abilities, ages and genders can participate. Adaptive archery is much like traditional archery in that the athlete uses a bow to aim and propel an arrow to hit a target. This adaptive sport is especially inclusive because athletes with various physical or cognitive impairments can easilyContinue reading “All About Adaptive Archery”

A Beginner’s Guide to Sitting Volleyball

Sitting volleyball is a form of volleyball that is adapted for people with disabilities. This adapted sport is played similarly to traditional volleyball, with a few modifications to the rules, making this sport playable for people of all abilities. In this adapted version of volleyball, the net is about 3 feet high, and the courtContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Sitting Volleyball”

Adaptive Water Sports and COVID-19

Summer is almost here and for many, that means spending time in the water! With states slowly lifting stay-at-home orders, there are more opportunities to get outside and do something fun. Although group sports aren’t currently an option, there are still ways you can get exercise while maintaining social distancing recommendations. Adaptive Water Skiing IfContinue reading “Adaptive Water Sports and COVID-19”

Swimming for Para-athletes

While many sports are adapted and slightly altered for individuals with disabilities, swimming is a sport that anyone can do. It just takes a little bit of learning and a lot of practice. Swimming has been a part of the Paralympics since the first Games in 1960 in Rome. Today, both men and women participateContinue reading “Swimming for Para-athletes”

Adaptive Sports You Can Play During COVID-19

For many, staying in shape and finding the right exercises for their abilities can be difficult. Many states have been under stay at home orders for the past few months. While some states are starting to reopen, there may still be regulations regarding group activities. This can affect fitness classes and sports teams. However, thereContinue reading “Adaptive Sports You Can Play During COVID-19”

Child Electric Wheelchair Sports

Do you have a child that loves to play sports yet he or she uses a wheelchair? There are a ton of great wheelchair sports and adaptive sports that your child can get involved in. From wheelchair fencing to adaptive water skiing, you can find the perfect sport for your child that fits his orContinue reading “Child Electric Wheelchair Sports”

A Beginner’s Guide to Para-Pickleball

You may have heard of wheelchair tennis and para-badminton, but have you heard of para-pickleball? Though it’s not currently as widespread as other paddle or racket sports, you may just want to add this to your list of adaptive sports to try. What is Pickleball? Pickleball is considered a paddleball sport that encompasses some ofContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Para-Pickleball”

Winter Activities for Wheelchair Users

Many people enjoy winter for the cooler weather and the beautiful snow-covered scenery. However, there are also plenty of people who dislike the winter for the same reasons. They believe that winter is limiting and that they cannot leave their house because of the weather. The truth is, how your winter turns out depends onContinue reading “Winter Activities for Wheelchair Users”

Stay Active with Power Wheelchair Sports

Power wheelchair sports are a great way for people with disabilities to strengthen their athletic skills, get involved in their local community and most importantly, have fun. These adaptive sports provide recreational and competitive opportunities for both manual wheelchair and power wheelchair users. Plus, power wheelchair sports help users stay fit and active. Read onContinue reading “Stay Active with Power Wheelchair Sports”