27th April 2018: Our FridayFocus for today is celebrating the news that Access Sport and Flyerz Hockey have teamed up with Surbiton HC to showcase ParaHockey (ID).  Any potential ParaHockey (ID) players will have the chance to give hockey a go during the top women’s club event in Europe. 

On the 18th May, during the KO classification matches of the EHCC; club representatives, volunteers, first time and experienced ParaHockey (ID) (Intellectual Disabilities) players are invited to participate in this great event.

Olympic Gold medalists Helen and Kate Richardson Walsh will be on hand to help with skills, drills and mostly lots of fun and laughter. Both Helen and Kate are incredible ambassadors for hockey, Helen is a member of the EHF’s Development Projects Committee and Kate was recently (2017) inducted into the EHF’s Hall of Fame.

18th May – ParaHockey @ EHCC format:

  • Pitch 2 – 9-12pm (3 hours) – sign in, skills, drills, practice/warm up session for Midland Mencap teams.
  • Pitch 2 – 12.30-2pm (1.5 hours) – Surbiton HC community outreach – open invite for anyone to join us on the pitch, play Flyerz Hockey, speak to European ParaHockey (ID) GOLD medallists Midland Mencap, meet Access Sport staff/Surbiton HC and ask any questions you may have about Flyerz Hockey.
  • Pitch 1 – 2-3.30pm (1.5 hours) – Showcase event – invite to watch: Midland Mencap team 1 vs Midland Mencap team 2 (Match preparation for Barcelona ParaHockey (ID) tournament later this year).

EHCC Tickets:

Still need tickets for the EHCC? Click here 

More information:

For more information of the Flyerz/ParaHockey (ID) Day, contact Adam.Thomas@accesssport.co.uk 

Access Sport is a company which believes every young person should be able to access sport and experience the power it can have enhancing their life prospects. You can find more information here.

For more information on ParaHockey in Europe, click here.

 

Pictured: Midlands Mencap with Helen and Kate Richardson Walsh at the 2017 EuroHockey ParaHockey (ID) Championships. (Carla Cotelli (c))