Top 5 Exersices for Club Throw

Top 5 Exersices for Club Throw

Club Throw is unique to the Paralympic Games, it’s an event specifically designed for severely impaired athletes and is essentially the equivalent of Javelin. There are 3 classification groups that do Club Throw instead of Javelin – F31, F32 and F51 – in the most basic terms this covers wheelchair quadriplegic cerebral palsy athletes and[…]

Boccia Event Gateshead

Boccia Event Gateshead

SMILE Through Sport would like to invite you all to their come and try Boccia taster event in Gateshead! Come along and get involved whether it’s your first time playing the sport or if you’re a regular Boccia player practice your skills. There will be different challenge skills games and Boccia games being played throughout the[…]

Silver Linings for Miller in Dubai

Silver Linings for Miller in Dubai

SMILE founder Stephen Miller was in Dubai in March for his season opening competitions. The 9th Fazza International, which incorporated the World Para-Athletics Grand Prix, took place from the 20th-23rd of March. This was followed by the 7th Sharjah International Athletics Meeting from 25th-27th of March. Stephen has traditionally started his season in Dubai for the[…]

Sport After Stroke

Sport After Stroke

SMILE Through Sport have worked closely with the Stroke Association in the North East for the past two years providing stroke survivors opportunities to find their competitive spirit through introductory sports. Several stroke groups from Bishop Auckland, Washington, Sunderland, South Shields and Gateshead have accessed our Start to SMILE project, where we provide 8 weeks[…]

What Goes into Paralympic Year Stays in …. Nah I’ll tell you anyway

What Goes into Paralympic Year Stays in …. Nah I’ll tell you anyway

If you’ve got enough time or more importantly interest, I’ll give you an insight into my most recent Paralympic adventure. It’s been a little while since the Rio Paralympics took place, I’ve been back in training for over 3 months now, having had 5 weeks off after returning from Brazil last September. 5 weeks where I[…]

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