Mike Hawkes

15th July 2019

#WhoSays – Misconceptions about Mixed Ability

This week see’s the launch of a new campaign by Activity Alliance entitled ‘Who Says?’. The campaign focuses on challenging misconceptions around disability sport and inclusion […]
7th June 2019

Derby Day – IMAS Hosts National Mixed Ability Tournament

On a typically rainy English summer day IMAS welcomed over 100 Mixed Ability players from across the country to Derby RFC to take part in the […]
8th May 2019

#DeafAwarenessWeek – Michael’s Journey

For many Mixed Ability participants, the team or activity they join will often be the first sport they’ve ever been involved in outside of school. This […]
1st March 2019

Bowled Over – How Mixed Ability is Bringing New Members Into Bowls

In January 2018, York and District Indoor Bowls club threw open their doors for a Mixed Ability bowls taster day. Working with IMAS the club contacted […]
15th February 2019

Becoming a Viking – Diary of a MA Player

  My name is Ian Bourne and I was born in 1966 with Cerebral Palsy as a result of the umbilical cord getting wrapped around my […]
4th January 2019

From Front Row Seat to Front Row Forward

As a profoundly deaf player with cerebral palsy Tom may have felt that contact rugby wasn’t going to be a possibility. However, it is just 3 […]