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Experience the challenges that vision impairment brings in a supported and controlled environment!

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ExSight Sports delivers Vision Impaired sports experiences in Goalball and Blind Cricket. It is endorsed by the Victorian Goalball Association and Victorian Blind Cricket Association

ExSight Sports offers single sessions, half or full day activities in Goalball and Blind Cricket to Primary and/or Secondary Schools, Community Groups and Corporate Organisations

Sessions introduce participants to vision impaired sports and provide an introduction to the challenges that the vision impaired experience brings.

Sessions are for both sighted, blind and vision-impaired participants of all ages and abilities.

Requirement: The use of a sports hall / gymnasium with a volleyball sized court marked for Goalball. The venue needs to be sole use as a silent environment is needed to fully appreciate the experience.  For Blind Cricket a quiet environment either indoors or outdoors.

Benefits for School Groups:

This is a great sports activity where students are blind folded and challenged to concentrate to use their hearing, tactile and non-sighted communication senses and skills. It promotes awareness and understanding and can support Victorian curriculum delivery. Other benefits include:

  • Participation of Vision Impaired students in regular physical activity and involvement in an active sport that combines movement, strategy, power and speed.
  • Participation in a team sport that encourages cooperation, integration and inclusion.
  • Development of orientation and mobility skills including the sighted-guide technique.
  • Development of auditory awareness, sound localization and tracking skills.
  • Development of communication within a team techniques.
  • Development of body awareness, independent movement and gross motor skills.
  • Competitive sport participation in a fun, supportive environment.

 

Benefits for Corporate Groups:

  • Participation in a team sport that encourages cooperation, integration and inclusion.
  • Development of communication within a team techniques.
  • Development of other sensory skills to enhance relationship skills.
  • Development of orientation and mobility skills including the sighted-guide technique.
  • Development of team understanding.
  • Experience life outside of the comfort zone!
  • Development of body awareness, independent movement and gross motor skills.
  • Competitive sport participation in a fun, supportive environment.

 

Call us NOW to discuss your needs – MOB: 0438 663 433

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