Join BWB's Virtual Club
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What is BWB Virtual Club, powered by Kukri?
BWB Virtual Club, powered by Kukri, is a new virtual community, including a weekly virtual coaching session, allowing BWB Members and the wider community to stay connected and develop their skills directly from their own homes.
With its own community on the BWB Membership Portal, members will also have access to the club’s virtual activities, challenges and events.
BWB Virtual Club - Session
The new BWB Virtual Club, powered by Kukri, will allow anyone (whether you’re a BWB Member or not) the opportunity to join a 60-minute virtual coaching session, led by a BWB-licensed coach.
Hosted on Zoom, anyone can sign-up free of charge and join the session from their own homes by signing-up on the BWB Membership Portal (Playwaze) or via the session link below.
Each session will be led by a qualified wheelchair basketball coach and will focus on different fundamental skills and techniques; including chair movement, dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting; offence and defence.
Next Session - Saturday 28th November (11:00)
Session Focus: Ball Skills (including fun games)
Delivered by Anna Jackson, GB Paralympian and Cheshire Phoenix WBC Head Coach
A member of the GB Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team for 10 years, Anna represented Great Britain over 80 times, including at European Championships, where she claimed two bronze medals, Paralympic World Cups, World Championships and at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney.
After retiring from international wheelchair basketball in 2008, Anna wanted to continue to share her love of the sport with others and continues to coach across a range of settings, including in schools, Universities, in communities and for clubs.
A qualified Grade 2 Coach and BWB Tutor, studying for the Grade 3 Coach Award, Anna has coached at Junior Championships and School Games, and is the current Head Coach at Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club and Angel’s Women’s teams. Successful on and off the court, Anna was named the UK Coaching Disability Sports Coach of the Year in 2017and is now a UK Coaching Ambassador.
Sign-up to the session below:
Safety Notice: Please only undertake the activities in this film/session if it is safe to do so, please check there are no obstructions or hazards in the area in which you are undertaking the activity. Only undertake the activities within this session if they do not present a risk to your health and well being. If you are under 18 please check with your responsible adult that it is safe to complete the activity. These sessions have been devised by trained professionals – however individual circumstances must be considered prior to undertaking any activity at the responsibility of the individual (or parent/carer).