New champions at National Vision Impaired Tennis Championships
National Vision Impaired Tennis Championships, an Reynolds and Callum Lock earned their places on the singles roll of honour once again at the 2016 National Visually Impaired Tennis Championships Lock successfully defended his B4 men’s singles title Reynolds retained the B3 women’s singles title , Paul Ryb came into this year’s National Championships with three successive National singles titles to his name, but this year he was dethroned in the B3 men’s singles by Christopher Baily. Lock and Cassell both made it a double as they claimed the men’s and women’s doubles titles respectively.Continue Reading
Metro’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Friday 25 Nov 2016 at the Union Jack Club!
All members wishing to attend Metro’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Friday 25 Nov 2016 at the Union Jack Club! should email: Roy Smith or call 07803 288083 by Tue 8th November. The Trustees, Staff and Sports Leads are looking forward to catching up with you all and sharing their plans for the following year!Continue Reading
Invitation to London Disability Swimming Club!
Invitation to London Disability Swimming Club! Do you live, work or study in a London Borough, Do you have classifiable disability, Can you swim at least 50 metres . If the above applies to you, then the London Disability Swimming Club invites you to try out for the Swimming club!Continue Reading
Paul Ryb – Multiple Visually Impaired Tennis Champion Interview
Paul Ryb is multiple British Visually Impaired Tennis Champion, former City of London banker, and trustee for a number of sight loss charities – including RNIB. In this #inspirational interview, he speaks to Jill Barkley about his journey through sight loss and his greatest achievements to date. #howisee #RNIBConnect
“Small Changes, Big Difference” calls for improved activity opportunities for VI women
Findings published in a new report today (Monday 17 October) by leading national charities, Women in Sport and British Blind Sport, highlight a need for providers to improve their activity offers for blind and partially sighted women. The report titled – Small Changes, Big Difference, is the first of its kind to explore how sport and physical activity affects the lives of visually impaired women. It looks in depth at their motivations and barriers to becoming more active, and the specific challenges visually impaired women can face when accessing sporting opportunities.Continue Reading