Sports Therapy

sports therapy inclusion program

Sports therapy sessions are catered for children and young adults who would like to be part of a team and develop sport specific skills.

The program focuses on team play, skill development, social interaction and community. Groups are limited to a maximum of 6 participants. Groups are designed according to age, interests and needs to help strengthen social networks and a team environment. Programs are devised after initial assessment with one of our therapists to ensure the program will focus on the individuals specific goals within the team environment; such as mobility, stability, hand eye coordination, strength and conditioning for independence.

Sessions are ideal for:

  • Sport specific performance
  • Injury/Return to sport
  • Participation
  • Global developmental delay
  • Intellectual disability
  • Delayed neurosensory motor development
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Visual impairment
  • Weight management
  • Clumsiness

Through games, activities and sport programming, sessions focus on:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Mobility/flexibility
  • Balance
  • Hand eye coordination
  • Agility
  • Stability
  • Maximising participation in activities

The goals of the Sports Therapy Inclusion Program are:

  • To develop strategies for inclusion and community
  • To introduce and learn a new skill of individual and team sports that gives participants a community to belong to for life.
  • To support physical, mental and social well being
  • To encourage participation in a fun and safe environment for all
  • To improve motor development and strength (such as fine and gross motor skills, core, postural, flexibility and endurance)
  • To build confidence and interest in self and sport
  • To learn how to follow instructions, wait their turn and be part of a group (with the inclusion of visual schedules, instructions and routine and structured activities)
  • To improve ability to self regulate
  • To encourage diversity and inclusion in sport;
  • To overcome the barriers, promoting inclusion, driving opportunity to participate in sport specific programs at all level
  • To improve problem solving capacity in a team environment which can help with behavioural regulation.
  • To provide a fun, safe environment for all to enjoy a variety of sports;
  • To build social trust, resilience, empathy, responsibility, making friendships and increasing communication through excitement and sharing of experiences.
  • Increase in motivation for physical activity and enjoyment in spending time outdoors and with others (promoting fitness and a healthy lifestyle).

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To learn more about our services or to make a booking, please get in touch via the contact page and a member of our team will be in touch!