Kent FA are delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new Blind/Visually Impaired Project B1 football session. This is an opportunity for all those aged 6-18 in the county with a visual impairment to play football in a fun and safe environment.
Project B1 is designed to introduce more blind players to the game through adapted practices and competitive play formats. Project B1 is a small sided version of blind football and is a game that is fully accessible that works on all the fundamental techniques needed to play the full version of blind football.
10 sessions will be running between October 2021 and March 2022. The sessions will run on a Sunday on the dates specified below from 10am to 11:30am and the venue is: Sports Hall 3, Kent Sport, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NL.
10 October 2021
24 October 2021
7 November 2021
28 November 2021
12 December 2021
30 January 2022
13 February 2022
27 February 2022
13 March 2022
27 March 2022
If you would like to attend the Project B1 sessions, please click here to complete our player pre-registration form
The sessions will be led by an experienced coach, with over 25 years’ experience working in the disability game. So, whether you are a beginner and are looking to try blind/visually impaired football for the first time, or a returning player, these sessions will be ideal for you regardless of ability and previous experience!
Toby Elgar, Kent FA Football Development Officer (Inclusion) said: “The new Project B1 sessions are an exciting addition to our disability football offering in Kent and provide a much needed opportunity for those aged 6-18 with a visual impairment the chance to play football. This is the first time Blind football has been introduced to the county and we are excited to see how the sessions develop and progress.”
If you would like to find out more, or have any questions, then please contact Toby Elgar, Football Development Officer (Inclusion), via firstname.lastname@example.org