What is Goalball?

Goalball is an exciting, indoor, 3-aside team sport, of attack and defend – with
a unique twist!

Goalball is a truly inclusive sport as fully sighted players can also play alongside
those with visual impairment as all of the players wear eyeshades so that nobody
can see the ball. Players, therefore, have to rely entirely on their other senses. It is
suitable for all ages and abilities

Latest Goalball Events

Try Goalball with Croysutt Warriors!

Venue:
St Marys Catholic School, Tavistock Road, Croydon, CR0 2AL
Entry will be from Tavistock Road through the big green gate which is at the back of the School.
Time:
5.30 pm - 7.00 pm
Phone:
07889648925
Date:
17th December 2018
Cost:
TBC
More Info

Want to get involved?  
If you’re interested in playing or volunteering contact: 

Goalball History

The sport was originally devised in 1946 to help rehabilitate soldiers who had lost
their sight during the war. It has been played throughout the world ever since up to
the highest level as a Paralympic sport, by people who have visual impairments.

The ball contains internal bells so players are able to track its movement by its sound. The court is marked out with tactile lines so players can feel where they are.

The idea of the game is quite simply to score goals by bowling the ball along the floor, past the opposing team.

Goalball Links

Goalball UK – Transforming people’s lives

Website: http://www.goalballuk.com

The stated mission of Goalball UK is “To raise the profile of Goalball throughout the UK, promote participation in the sport and achieve success on the international stage.”

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