Lincoln Imps have become the first English Sitting Volleyball Club to gain Volley 1 accreditation

Lincoln Imps

Congratulations to the Lincolnshire Sitting Volleyball Association, also known as Lincoln Imps, who have become the first English stand alone Sitting Volleyball Club to gain Volley 1 accreditation. The club, founded four years ago, has developed rapidly driving sitting volleyball at school level but also offering high level competition to its senior members, who include players who have represented Great Britain. The club is truly inclusive, promoting sitting volleyball as a great sport for able-bodied and players with a disability to enjoy together. … Read More

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Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix 3 sees a fresh face at the top

The third Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix was held at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering on 11th December 2011. Lincoln Imps previously gained promotion into Tier 1 for the first time while the Volleyball England Youth Forum were participating in their first official competition. Eagles and Gators were the only team going into the Grand Prix unbeaten. Rob Richardson (Great Britain and Eagles and Gators Captain) enthused “We are unbeaten so far this season, and we hope to continue that today”.

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Andrea Green – Olympic Sitting Volleyball

Andrea Green

When a back injury forced Andrea Green to give up playing her beloved volleyball and take three months off work, the Littleover woman hit a low.

But a chance meeting with GB officials of sitting volleyball – the Paralympic equivalent to standing volleyball – have set Green on the road to next year’s Games in London. 

Although the inclusion of sitting volleyball on the Paralympic programme has yet to be rubber-stamped, with substantial funding and a Channel 4 documentary about the GB sitting volleyball squad to be aired in September, getting the thumbs-up for London 2012 seems merely a formality.

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