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Goalball Taster Session

GoalballGoalball team practice at the ParalympicsGB Training Camp, by David Poultney for GOC - Department of Culture, Media and Sport (http://bit.ly/1aV8SAp) used under CC BY-NC 2.0
  • Saturday 6 June 2015, 12.00PM to 3.00pm
  • Free admission
    No booking required
  • Sports Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, YO31 7EX (map)

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible.

Event details

Goalball is a Paralympic Sport primarily for people with visual impairments.  However, anyone can play, as each player wears blackout out shades. The game is played indoors 3 v 3.  The aim of the game is to bowl the ball into the opposition goal.  The defending team attempt to block the ball by listening to bells in the ball so they know where the ball is traveling.

Please click on the video to view all the positive aspects of the game.

Join Martin Bond for an opportunity to try out a new sport and ask to questions to the players and coaches questions.

York St John University Goalball Club

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