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Boccia England

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
Nottingham Science Park, Heathcoat Building, Nottingham, NG7 2QJ
Telephone number:
0115 967 8455
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Service description:
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We are the National Governing Body (NGB) for boccia in England. We are responsible for all aspects of the sport in this country, from beginner to expert, providing for all levels of participation.

Boccia is a disability sport that tests muscle control and accuracy. Players propel balls to land close to a target ball. Two sides compete as individuals, pairs or as a team of three over a set number of ends. Each side has six balls (red or blue) each end to try and score points. Points are accumulated over the course of a match to find a winner.

Sounds simple? It is to get started, but the tactics of the sport offer both tension and excitement as the game plays put.

A ball can be rolled, thrown or kicked. If a player is unable to throw or kick the ball, they can use a ramp. If players are unable to release the ball with their hands, they can use assistive devices – head/hand pointer.
The sport is played indoors on a 12.5m by 6m court, usually in a sports hall but any suitable flat playing area can be used.

If you are new to the game and looking to play or become involved in boccia, visit the Boccia England website to find your nearest club by using our club finder. Find out more about the competitions in England and learn about classification for boccia. You can also find out about coaching and officiating and others way to get involved in the sport.
Cost:
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Age range:
0 - 99 years
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Eligibility criteria:
Disability
Referral route:
Self Referral
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