Athletes With Disabilities-AWD

Program Overview

This Program offers athletes with Disabilities (AWD) of any age the opportunity to participate in the fabulous sport of table tennis through social and competitive play and training. Continuous support and coaching is made available to enable participants to develop and continue to improve to whatever level you desire.

With the support of the Australian Paralympic Committee, Australian Sports Commission and Table Tennis Australia, the program provides pathways for athletes to progress all the way through to representing Australia in the Paralympic Games.

Programs for 2014

Thursday Para Squad Coaching 4:00 – 6:00pm (From beginner to advanced level)

Join the squad and enjoy the challenge of learning the game and developing your skills with the support of skilled coaches and the other athletes with disabilities. Note: Juniors under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Thursday Training and Coaching for all players 3:30 – 7:30 pm

Stay on after 6:00pm and practise with the other players in the club.

Saturday Advanced Para Squad Training 2:00 – 4:00pm (Booking Required)

Advanced Para Squad Training for those highly motivated players wanting extra training and coaching support.

Tuesday night Competition for all players 5:00 – 8:30 pm.

Arrive by 6pm to be included in the competition.

Monday Morning Social 9:00 am– 12:00 pm

For those who want a social hit and/or some extra match practice.

We are on the First Floor of Bourne House, 10-12 Short Street, Port Macquarie. For the lift, enter via the Short Street entrance.

Want to know more?

Contact Geoff Young on 65838784

or Elvie Hughes on 65843533


Click on any of the following to be directed to information about Australia's Athletes With Disabilities:
Paralympic Preparation Program

Athlete Profiles

What is Paralympic Sport

Sports Connect

APC State Contacts


NTID Programs

Useful Links

Some Links to the Performance of some AWD Players
NSW Open AWD Championships-Sun 2 June 2013 at Sydney Olympic Park
Geoff won a silver medal.