This project seeks to foster and promote greater inclusion and accessibility for people with physical and/or sensory disabilities in surfing in Europe.
A wave of change towards equal opportunities in sport.
INCLUSEA aims to evaluate, develop and co-create best practice guidance for a common teaching methodology for surfing instructors oriented to people with physical and/or sensory disabilities. This will help establish a common European and international standard for those who lead adapted surfing teaching or surf therapy programs.
People with disabilities in EU
15% of its population
Regional and local governments, NGO’s, Surfing Federations, and a University
Spain, Portugal, France, Ireland, Germany
for ocean minded people with
physical and/or sensory disabilities
Promote greater social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport for people with physical and/or sensory disabilities in surfing in Europe. Through a highly participatory and interdisciplinary process.
Improve the accessibility of sports practice in coastal blue spaces for competitive, recreational and/or therapeutic purposes.
Provide well structured guidance to teachers and coaches to successfully engage people who currently face numerous difficulties accessing aquatic sports.
Promote and enhance the health and wellbeing that surfing provides participants.
Evidence and evaluate best practices and teaching methods to help participants achieve the learning and skills necessary to enjoy surfing at all levels with guarantees of safety, promotion and sustainability.
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