9th August 2019

MASDP Evaluation report released!

By Dr Jen Dyer, Dr. Rachel Sandford and Dr. Angharad Beckett   The Mixed Ability Sport Development Programme (MASPD) aims to promote social inclusion through sport, […]
2nd August 2019

#WhoSays – Risk, A Necessary Evil?

Earlier this week we posted the latest #WhoSays misconception around disabled people’s inclusion within sport, specifically, ‘who says disabled people might get hurt?’ This concept clearly […]
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 […]
5th July 2019

Griffins Fly High with Accreditation

Almost 3 years after their first visit by IMAS and on the hottest day of the year so far, the Gloucester Griffins Mixed Ability (MA) rugby […]
1st July 2019

Como nuestra ilusión se convirtió en nuestro objetivo: IMART Cork 2020

Historia En Marzo de 2017, durante un entrenamiento del equipo de Yaguares Rugby Club, apareció un joven con síndrome de Down llamado Fernando, que  para sorpresa […]
18th June 2019

My Journey to becoming a Mixed Ability Coach

  Mike O’Regan began a life changing journey as he assisted his son, other players and their families, his own rugby club and now a Rugby […]
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 […]
14th March 2019

Social Prescribing: Emperor’s New Clothes or Paradigm Shift?

If you want to live a long and healthy life have good genes, be able (rich enough) to live in a healthy environment, have “good” health […]
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 […]
18th January 2019

Chivasso Rugby celebrate 10 year anniversary with IMAS Accreditation!

2019 marks ten years since the first Mixed Ability rugby club in Italy was established. Chivasso Rugby’s aim is to include players of any (dis)ability as […]