Wheelchair Basketball and Boccia Training and Development Workshops

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Disability Sports workshops on Wheelchair Basketball and Boccia, this December, across Delhi, Kerala, Bangalore, Pune and Chennai.

Wheelchair Basketball and Boccia Training and Development Workshops

The workshops have been organised by The Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI), in partnership with Choice International (UK), The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and many other local and international partners.

Access to sport and leisure play a vital role in enhancing opportunities for disabled people, leading to improved self-confidence, motivation, and social inclusion.

Sport can be used as a tool to empower disabled people within their communities and in society at large. It can become a gateway to employment, leadership development and promoting accessibility.

National and International Coaches and Trainers involved this December, include:

Mr. Mark Walker, Australia
Mr. Jesse Markt, USA
Mr. Mike Rosenkrantz, USA
Mr. Aram Voerman, Netherlands
Mr. Jayasankar Menon, India

Dates of the workshops to be held in different cities across India

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1Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, (ISIC)Sector-C,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070,
5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10th December, 2014.
Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust – DELHI
Amar Jyoti Research & Rehabilitation Centre
Karkardooma, Vikas Marg, Delhi 110 092
Phone: 91-11-22375205, 46866200
Fax: 91-11-22372521
Email: amarjoti@del2.vsnl.net.in
8th and 9th December at Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust

For registration contact : Ishpreet Kaur (+919811953950)

2Mar Athanasius College of Engineering
Kothamangalam, Cochin
Kerala – 686 666,India.
Tel: + 91 485 2822363.
Telefax: +91 485 2822931.
Email: office@mace.ac.in
12th and 13th December, 2014
Contact:-Kalyani Rajaraman, Secretary General, WBFI,
Email: Rajaraman.kalyani@gmail.com
Phone : 09841098056.
3Basketball Court (Outdoor),Sri Kanteerava Indoor Stadium,near Corporation circle, Kasturba road, Bangalore -560001.
Phone: 22238313
14th and 15th December, 2014
Contact:-Kalyani Rajaraman, Secretary General, WBFI,
Email: Rajaraman.kalyani@gmail.com
Phone : 09841098056
4Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre,
Range Hills, Kirkee, Pune-411020
Tele:- 3191(Army) / 020-2602 3191 (Civ)Tele/ Fax:- 020-2582 0505
Email :-prckirkee1974@gmail.com
12th and 13th, December, 2014
Contact :-Mr. Prasanna,
Email: info@nutrasupplements.in
Mobile :- 09890635428.
Mr. Shrikant Narkar
Email: Vibgyor.ms@gmail.com
5Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai.Sydenhams Road, Park Townbehind the Chennai Central suburban Railway station and Rippon Building.15th to 23rd December, 2014
Contact:-Kalyani Rajaraman, Secretary General, WBFI,
Email: rajaraman.kalyani@gmail.com
Phone : 09841098056

Roundtable Discussion
Date: 10th Dec 2014 – Delhi, India
Venue: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Delhi – 110070.

Mini Tournament 22nd – 23rd Dec 2014
Venue: Jawarharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai

First 25 entries are FREE. This will be closed one week before the workshop. Kindly confirm your participation before time to avoid disappointment.

Workshop Activities:

  1. Community Leadership Disability Sports (Wheelchair Basketball)
  2. Basic chair skills, pushing skills
  3. Ball Handling – High, low dribbles etc.
  4. Ball Passing – chest pass, bounce pass, overhead pass etc.
  5. Fundamentals (Basic basketball skills with an introduction to the basic rules of the game
  6. Contact (Wheelchair bums and to aggressive contact, team mates)
  7. Shooting –Mechanics/Visualization
  8. Defensive concepts (Position and taking responsibility for guarding a player along with helping their
  9. Offense/ Defence – Shadow drill
  10. Playing Games
  11. Competitive
  12. Be Athlete
  13. Player classification
  14. WB Club Development and management
  15. Practice matches and Friendly matches
  16. Inter state matches

Players, Coaches and Referees to come to the venue on their own. WBFI will not reimburse the travel cost. WBFI will take care of the players / coaches / referees Lunch during workshop.

We will be conducting the first ever tournaments in India for the following Wheelchair Basketball championships:

  1. League Champion
  2. National Champion
  3. Corporate Champion

To register your team or for further information please contact

We welcome Sponsors, Partners and Volunteers for this December, please get in touch:

Choice International (UK)
Email: admin@choice-international.com
Tel: +44 (0) 7940967723

Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI)
Email: info@wbfi.org.in
Mobile: 9841098056/ 9444063778