Talent camp 2018 – A look back at going forwards

2018-03-19T13:52:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

This year I attended the Goalball UK talent camp as part of the first group of coaches to be invited. The camps are something I’ve been curious about since I first heard of them, but having been born the wrong side of the millennium, was something I tought I’d never see. My personal Goalball path [...]

National Talent Camp 2018

2018-03-16T13:05:30+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

National Talent Camp 2018 Goalball UK’s talent camp arrived back at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford for the 5th year running. 33 players were selected after being nominated by their club, school, college, club coach, teacher or member of the Goalball UK staff team. Funded by Sport England the camp provides [...]

Goalball UK Development Officer named as team leader on Goalball project in Ghana

2018-03-15T16:15:25+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK Development Officer Chris Davies has been named Team Leader on the ICS REACT Project in Ghana. Also named among the 10 UK volunteers are Sal Gamil of the Birmingham Barbarians Goalball Club and Richard Wheatley of the London Elephants Goalball Club. This project is being run by International Service in partnership with Team [...]

We Are Recruiting!

2018-03-14T14:23:20+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Purpose The main purpose of the role is to lead on Goalball UK’s National League and to get more people playing goalball through the development of clubs by creating sustainable playing opportunities across the UK. Background Goalball is a Paralympic sport played by visually impaired and blind people. Goalball UK was formed in 2010 after [...]

We Want Your opinions! Help us provide the service you want

2018-03-14T13:51:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

  Hello everyone, We are about to undertake an assessment of the customer experience that we provide, with the aim of firstly optimising that experience, and secondly being recognised with the ‘Investor in Customers’ independent accreditation.  To that end, we would like to invite you to participate in the review that we have asked Investor [...]

My Goalball Journey – Josh McEntee

2018-03-14T13:51:52+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

I’m Josh McEntee and I’m 25 years old.   I haven’t been playing goalball for very long – I picked it up after I lost all my sight just over two years ago.   A teacher of the visually impaired (VI) mentioned the sport to me quite early on after my sight loss. I’ve always [...]

Goalball UK Seek New Chairperson

2018-02-21T12:26:06+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

  Goalball UK (Charity no (England and Wales: 1136892; Scotland SCO45967)  is the governing body for the sport of goalball in the UK. Goalball is a Paralympic team sport played largely by blind and partially sighted people. It was originally developed by Hanz Lorenzen (Austria) and Sepp Reindl (Germany) in 1946, as a rehabilitation programme [...]

Goalball UK partner with Recycling For Good Causes to help boost funds with your help.

2018-02-08T16:56:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have teamed up with Recycling for Good Causes. They offer recycling solutions that raise money for Charity’s. This means that you can now donate all your broken and unwanted jewellery to raise money for Goalball UK.  If you have any gold, silver, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery and watches, you can recycle [...]

Goalball takes Stoke Mandeville by Storm

2018-02-06T16:23:52+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have joined forces with BucksVision to bring goalball to Stoke Mandeville the home of the Paralympic Sport. On Saturday 3rd February over 60 participants aged 5 to 80 attended the launch ran by players from our Great Britain Men's and Women's squads. The day involved teaching players from scratch what goalball is, a [...]