Wheelchair Dance

"...athletes young or old can choose to compete..."

Wheelchair Dance

Wheelchair Dance Sport is an elegant sport which athletes young or old can choose to compete at either a local, Regional or National Championship through to Open International Championships and IPC World or European Championship.  

Participants can compete “combi” style, dancing with a non-disabled partner, or duo dance for two wheelchair users together. Group dance involves wheelchair users only or together with non-disabled partners whereas single dance sees a wheelchair user dance alone. There are also Formation dances for four, six or eight couples dancing in formation.

Standard dances include waltz, tango, Viennese waltz, slow foxtrot and quickstep. Latin American dances include the samba, cha-cha-cha, rumba, paso doble and jive.

Wheelchair Dance Sport is an ever growing activity within Great Britain with a number of participating groups. Internationally the sport is played in 22 countries and growing.

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