IMAS News & Events

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 […]
7th May 2019

CoorDown supporta il Manifesto Mixed Ability!

Lo sport può essere motore di cambiamento sociale, può abbattere pregiudizi, educare e creare nuovi modelli di partecipazione. Solo però se davvero riesce ad essere inclusivo. […]
29th April 2019

DOWN ESPAÑA e IMAS caminan juntos para cambiar el mundo!

“Mucha gente pequeña, en lugares pequeños, haciendo cosas pequeñas, puede cambiar el mundo” Eduardo Galeano El movimiento de cambio social, de inclusión social y de reivindicación […]
10th April 2019

New partnership with Activity Alliance

IMAS is pleased to announce a new Partnership with Activity Alliance. Previously known as the English Federation of Disability Sport, over the past seven years, Activity […]
2nd April 2019

The 2nd MIXAR Magazine is online now!

The second issue of the MIXAR Magazine is now available! You can read about the development of Mixed Ability rugby in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Ireland, and the […]
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 […]
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 […]