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Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball is the largest and one of the blue ribbon leading Paralympic Sport, with its roots going back to the late 40's. Although initially a rehabilitation and recreational activity for spinal cord injured patients, it quickly developed into a competitive sport and today the National Wheelchair Basketball League consists of 65 teams playing in 9 Divisions.

Wheelchair Basketball embraces a wide range of disabilities including paraplegics, spina bifida, amputees, brittle bones, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. Able bodied players are eligible to play in divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4, junior league and women's league. Virtually everyone who can conceivably play wheelchair basketball is encouraged to do so.

If you are new to the game and looking to play or become involved in wheelchair basketball you should be can find out what the basic skills needed to play are, more about the classification system, the women's and the junior programme.Information can also be found on coaching and officiating wheelchair basketball.

Contacts

Joanne Richards
Development Director
E: j.richards@britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk
T: 01509 279900

Jay Popat
Club Development Manager
E: j.popat@britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk 
T: 01509 279900


The Active Black Country lead officer for Wheelchair Basketball is Sanjay Bensal



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The information contained in the A – Z of Sports and the Active Black Country Club and Activity Directory, has been provided by NGBs, Sports Clubs and other Providers. It is the responsibility of each NGB, Club or Provider to ensure that information relating to their NGB, Club or Activity remains up to date. Active Black Country is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by others and accepts no liability relating to any information contained on the site. It is recommended that you contact an NGB, Club or Provider directly in order to establish specific opportunities available.

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