Dangjin Newspaper, a neighborhood newspaper in Korea, produced content material to introduce sports activities for individuals with disabilities by presenting it by means of articles and movies.
This particular characteristic consists of seven sports activities, together with boccia, Para garden ball, goalball, Para badminton, Para bowling, Para rowing and sitting volleyball.
Presently, the society is centred round non-disabled individuals and solely a small variety of individuals are conscious of the fact of sports activities for individuals with disabilities. This plan was created to boost consciousness about individuals with disabilities by means of sports activities.
The video defined how sitting volleyball began globally and within the Asian area, the place Korea has been actively taking part in competitions, together with the Asian Para Video games. It additionally defined how the sitting volleyball is performed, in addition to the similarities and variations between sitting volleyball and volleyball.
“Sitting volleyball is a sport that catches the eye of spectators with its fast-paced and intense performs whereas sitting on the ground, as in comparison with the strong spikes seen in common volleyball matches,” mentioned Kim Ho-seok, coach of Dangjin Metropolis Disabled Sports activities Affiliation.
“Ardour just isn’t a lot completely different between disabled and able-bodied individuals. In truth you’ll be able to turn out to be extra immersed within the distinctive appeal of sitting volleyball.”
Though there’s shortage within the gamers within the metropolis, the tactician is hopeful that the with correct introduction and constant help to sitting volleyball, many individuals with disabilities will really feel assured to play.
“Presently, there are only a few gamers in Dangjin who play sitting volleyball, so preparation just isn’t straightforward each time the Chungnam Sports activities Pageant for the Disabled approaches. On the final Para Video games, we barely had sufficient individuals, so we had been solely capable of get collectively for a few month. As for the coaching venue, we needed to briefly lease an elementary college fitness center forward of the competitors to coach, so the quantity of coaching just isn’t sufficient,” coach Kim defined.
“With the character of the game that has many individuals with decrease extremity disabilities, it’s troublesome for some to return out, in some circumstances they need to cover their incapacity. If there’s constant and systematic help, lots of them would need to play sitting volleyball and they’ll really feel assured. As for myself, I’ll take part due to the well being advantages, and I hope we will all play collectively.”
Editor’s observe: This text was initially printed in Dangjin Newspaper and has been printed with permission.