Disability sport the focus of special day in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 09:07 15 February 2009 | UPDATED: 21:27 26 October 2009

DISABILITY sport will be the focus of the Herts Sports Partnership s Coach Education Week session on Thursday. Often overlooked as part of sports development planning, providing meaningful programmes and progression pathways for disabled participants is a

DISABILITY sport will be the focus of the Herts Sports Partnership's Coach Education Week session on Thursday.

Often overlooked as part of sports development planning, providing meaningful programmes and progression pathways for disabled participants is a key legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and ParalympicGames.

The disability sports day will feature a whole range of accredited courses at the Hatfield sports complex.

It will include the Football Association's Disability Coaching Course and Sportscoach UK's Multi-skills Inclusion Workshop.

There will also be come and try sessions for disabled participants, and those involved, or seeking to be involved in delivering sporting opportunities for participants with special needs.

This programme will include hockey, boccia (seated bowls), netball and football.

Further details are available from Carina Page, Herts Sports Partnership, Hertfordshire Sports Village, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9EU.

Alternatively email her on c.page@herts.ac.uk or she can be contacted on 01707 281004.

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