Deaf Awareness: NE Badminton Club

Sports category:

Racket Sports

Overview

Our deaf awareness: NE Badminton Club is a welcoming social activity designed to bring deaf and hard of hearing people and their hearing counterparts together in some fun badminton play.

The group is supported by a Level 2 Badminton coach who teaches skills such as racket grip, shot selection and court positioning in a relaxed way that meets the relevant standard of play of each individual player.
We use one badminton court to bring together participants in enjoyable, though tasking, badminton skill challenges that help with improvement and create a sense of fun togetherness.
Double and single badminton games are played to round off the activity and to help put into practice some of the participant learning.
Members of the deaf awareness: NE badminton club taking part in a training exercise

Club features

Impairment types:
Hearing impairment
Staff experience:
We have a lot of experience working with disabled people, and have undergone specialised training
Activity format:
Individual
da:NE is the abbreviation commonly used by deaf awareness: NE

Location:

The Linskill Centre
Linskill Terrace
Tyne & Wear
NE30 2AY
United Kingdom

Telephone number:

07734176196

Attending the club:

New members are welcome to drop in at the session at anytime. If specific information is required prior to attending then initial contact should be made by email at info@deafawarenessne.org.uk. There is also information on our website www.deafawarenessne.org.uk about specific activities and times. Sessions are free to join though we encourage donations to activities to help cover some of our basic running costs.
For online activities, such as our Spring Into Health programme, new members should contact info@deafawarenessne.org.uk for details of specific virtual activities. These include Tai Chi, Pilates and Exercise & Fitness.

When we meet:

We meet every Monday from 4.30pm - 6.00pm.

Is there a specific meeting point at the address:

The club is held in the Burnett Hall which can be found by turning right at main reception and following the corridor a short way down. The hall is opposite Cafe 32.

Equipment:

Participants should arrive at their session wearing clothing suitable for movement and exercise.
New Badminton Club members need not bring their own equipment as rackets are provided at each session. Some members may choose to bring their own racket for sanitation and familiarisation reasons.

Accessibility Information:

Our activity takes place in the well equipped Linskill Centre. The centre has ample parking available with disabled parking nearby. The entrance to the building and corridors within the building are all step free access. Our activity takes place on the ground level. There are disabled toilets available, though no shower facilities and limited room for changing, so participants are encouraged to arrive at the centre already dressed for their activity. We are able to provide sign language support and speech to text support with prior arrangement.

Deaf Awareness: NE Badminton Club online

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