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Sports videos in English

On this page you’ll find sports portraits and instruction videos. We've also made 2 useful pdf's with tips for exercising with a visual limitation:  
 

Sports portrait “Judoing with a visual impairment”

This sports portrait focuses on Felix Smart Abbey. Felix became nearly blind at a later age due to an eye condition. Despite his poor vision, Felix attends a regular judo class. Felix has a lot of talent and perseverance. Participating in the Paralympic Games seems to be an achievable prospect.
 
Watch the sports portrait on judoing
 

Sports portrait “Horseback riding with a visual impairment”

Lisa is 26 years old and has been practically blind from birth due to a bone disorder. Her biggest hobby is horseback riding. Lisa really enjoys an outdoor ride or beach ride.
 
Watch the sports portrait on horseback riding
 

Sports portrait “Playing soccer with a visual disability”

Anouk is a 15-year-old girl who is visually impaired, playing soccer. She can express herself in soccer and enjoys meeting new people. Together with her trainer, she discusses what adjustments are needed for the league matches on Saturdays. Anouk recommends anyone with a visual impairment to play soccer.
 
Watch the sports portrait on playing soccer
 

Sports portrait “Skiing with a visual impairment”

Thierry Apelman and Maurice Kluiters are the focus of this sports portrait. Thierry is blind in one eye and through the other eye he sees as if looking through a tube. Marnix became practically blind. Both enjoy winter sports and regularly go alpine skiing. They show that skiing is very well possible for people with visual impairments.
 
Watch the sports portrait on skiing
 

Instruction videos for visually impared athletes

You can choose whether you want to watch a version with English subtitles or voice-over in English.
  • Tips for dealing with and supporting an athlete who is visually impaired (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Types of low vision, impairments of visual functions (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptations to tag games for the athlete who is visually impaired (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptations in gymnastics for the athlete who is visually impaired (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptations in ball sports for the athlete who is visually impaired (version with subtitles or voice-over)
 

Instruction videos for blind athletes

You can choose whether you want to watch a version with English subtitles or voice-over in English.
  • Tips for dealing with and coaching an athlete who is blind (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Working with a buddy and guiding lines when accompanying an athlete who is blind (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptation of game formats for an athlete who is blind (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptations in gymnastics for an athlete who is blind (version with subtitles or voice-over)
  • Adaptations in athletics for an athlete who is blind (version with subtitles or voice-over)