2019 Guest Blogs Review

…S European Championships in Finland. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-athlete-charlotte-cox/   Alex is a keen tennis player, he attends the DSActive tennis session with Shooters Hill Tennis Club, he attended our very first National Tennis Festival and the DSActive summer camps. We managed to grab 5 minutes with him to ask him more about why he loves sport. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/guest-blog-from-alex/   Immy is one…

Roy Hodgson leads Downโ€™s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…their humanity and their affection, it’s very difficult not to enjoy their company. When I was asked to come here tonight, I was more than happy and it’s great to see them all again. “Our Foundation does a wonderful job, and you can see how much the children enjoy it and how good the coaches are with the young players, so it’s 100% positive. “It’s not just about coaching, it’s about enjoyment, pure and simple. The main thing is that they go home e…

Data Protection & Cookies policy

…protection for the rights and freedoms of the data subjects. What the DSA collects: The DSA collects personal data that data subjects (you) provide to the DSA, which is information that can be used (or reasonably be used) to identify someone as an individual. The DSA will only do this when you (as the data subject) have agreed to the DSA’s request for that personal data. This personal data may include your: Nameอพ Addressอพ Telephone numberอพ Email…

DSActive join forces with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

…wn’s syndrome to play snooker. This will also create a route for those club-based players to compete in our WDBS events, knowing that they will enjoy the same positive experience in both environments.” Alex Rawle, DSActive Project Manager said: “We are really excited to work with WDBS and WPBSA to support more people with Down’s syndrome to play snooker. Snooker is a great sport for people with Down’s syndrome to play, we know many people with Dow…

A day in the life of an athlete – Charlotte Cox

…s key. While I am waiting for my events I like to watch the other athletes compete, we all know each other from many other competitions. Today my first event is the 100m, so I head to the call room carrying my spike and water, once checked in you sit and wait, I put my spikes on while I am waiting do some stretches and on the way out to the track make sure everything is comfortable and make any last minute adjustments to laces etc. We walk out in…

Vinay shares his cooking tips!

…ay’s top cooking tips and his 5 favourite recipes. Most of my best recipes come from my own cooking which I like to do for myself. I like using a different mix of spices. One of my best meals would be my cream of vegetable soup, it’s a great winter meal. Here are my top 5 dishes I like to cook: 1. Mixed vegetable salad 2. Pasta 3. Mixed vegetable creamy soup 4. Mixed fruit salad 5. Vegetable pie with mash Here are some of my photos of my cooking a…

Tennis in Telford

…tre, the centre ran an open day on a sunny Saturday for the new players to come along and test their tennis skills. Eight participants came along and it was a great mix of ages and abilities. The session started with a warm-up before the players went onto start a variety of drills that focused on the different skills involved in tennis. Tennis is a very adaptable sport, even if you haven’t played before you can pick up a racket and get started. Th…

Tom – Guest Blog

…at’s your favourite meal? My favourite meal is steak, skinny chips and broccoli. I don’t like puddings except for vanilla ice cream. How is your job? My job is brilliant. I am an office messenger in a law firm in London and I take all the post to everyone. What do you enjoy about your job? I love travelling independently on the train. I love the department I work in. They are all very kind. I also like meeting everyone when I take the post round….

A Tennis Filled Weekend

…chester to attend. The club have been fantastic in opening their doors and community to the new players, and the DSActive session has become a big part of the club. The session revolved around the players working on their forehand, in particular aiming the forehand at the coaches! The session finished with all the players gathering in the club house to eat hot dogs and socialise. Alex from the DSActive team said “It’s always great fun to come and