As with many other sport and physical activity providers, the Coronavirus pandemic has encouraged British Blind Sport, the National Disability Sports Organisation for people with visual impairments, to adapt its delivery of services and explore the world of audio-led, virtual exercise classes specifically for people living with sight loss. Since the UK lockdown began in … Continued

British Blind Sport adapts virtual delivery programme

To mark the end of the initial period of the See My Voice project, British Blind Sport’s Young Leaders are hosting a conference to share valuable learnings and experiences that the project has delivered over the past 3 years. See My Voice is a British Blind Sport project for 10-20 year olds focusing on volunteering … Continued

British Blind Sport to host See My Voice Conference

British Blind Sport (BBS) have extended the deadline for Youth Advisory Panel applications to 4:30pm on Friday 23 October 2020. BBS are looking for up to 12 young people aged 16 – 25 with a visual impairment (VI) to form this exciting new sports panel. The Youth Advisory Panel (or YAP) will act as a … Continued

British Blind Sport extend deadline for Youth Advisory Panel Applications

British Blind Sport (BBS), the national disability charity for people with a visual impairment, are pleased to be bringing a virtual “Live Workout Week” to the Heart of England. British Blind Sport’s host numerous physical “Have a Go” events every year across Britain, whereby people with visual impairments and their families can come along and … Continued

British Blind Sport announces virtual Live Workout Week for the Heart of England region

Applications for the British Blind Sport (BBS) Youth Advisory Panel are now open! BBS are looking for up to 12 young people aged 16 – 25 with a visual impairment (VI) to form this exciting new sports panel. The Youth Advisory Panel (or YAP) will act as a voice for young people with a VI … Continued

Applications open for the British Blind Sport Youth Advisory Panel

British Blind Sport (BBS) has released its 2019 Impact Report, focussing on the developments and results the charity saw throughout last year. British Blind Sport, the national disability sport organisation for people with a visual impairment, saw its membership grow to 1217 people by the end of 2019, with 59% of those being under 18 … Continued

British Blind Sport find the top three reasons for taking part in physical activity as “being healthy”, “feeling good” and “enjoyment” in latest Impact Report for 2019

As lockdown restrictions ease across the UK and more sport and physical activity providers are looking towards restarting sessions and opening up facilities, what better time to ensure that all coaches, staff members and volunteers are trained to ensure activities are inclusive and accessible for people with a visual impairment. Along with UK Coaching, we … Continued

British Blind Sport and UK Coaching launch e-learning resource, Coaching People with a Visual Impairment

The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) and British Blind Sport have revealed that the men’s and women’s IBSA Blind Football World Championships and the partially sighted World Championships will take place as part of the 2023 World Games in Birmingham, Great Britain. The announcement was made with three years to go until the opening ceremony … Continued

Trio of football World Championships heading to Birmingham 2023 IBSA World Games

  In preparation for the reopening of leisure and sport facilities, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), British Blind Sport (BBS), Metro Blind Sport and Visionary have been working together to provide practical guidance to support the return of blind and partially sighted people to physical activity. Research conducted by RNIB has found … Continued

RNIB, British Blind Sport, Metro Blind Sport and Visionary issue guidance for leisure operators to support the return of blind and partially sighted people

Obesity and inactivity are two major challenges facing this country. To combat these issues, the government recommends 60 minutes per day of physical activity for children aged between 5 and 18 years old.  However, only 32% of boys and 24% of girls are meeting these guidelines. Many children with a visual impairment struggle with physical … Continued

British Blind Sport take their First Steps right across the country!

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