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Have you played wallball? Ady Lee explains all…

In March of this year, ex-GB wallball captain Ady Lee (now living in Hong Kong) was invited to attend the WPP Stream Asia conference held in Phuket, Thailand.  Stream represents a series of global conferences hosted by Sir Martin Sorrell (CEO of WPP) and Israeli investor Yossi Vardi and brings together some of the top brands together with media and …

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Briedenhann launches Frontball school in South Africa

On the 24th March Kathleen Briedenhann travelled to South Africa with the Frontball Development team to launch the second Frontball school on the African continent. Frontball is a similar sport to wallball but uses a hard ball instead of a rubber one. UK Wallball is developing strong links with Frontball in terms of sport outreach and accessibility. After the success …

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Weekend Westway Wallball – NEW FREE SESSION!

As part of UK Wallball’s volunteering outreach programme, the UCLU Tennis Society is launching this great venture on a Sunday afternoons – every Sunday from 1-3pm. Cost = Free!!  Head down to Westway Sports Centre to learn how to play wallball from some great coaches from University College London. In case you’ve never heard about wallball, it’s a sport for all …

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Our Promo Video makes a big impact….in Nepal!

Yep, you didn’t read that wrong. Our promo video, which was designed to help launch the sport in schools in the UK has had an effect more far reaching than we ever could have hoped. Jon Roland , from Tulsa, Oklahoma, stumbled across our video on the OneWall Dallas Facebook Page. He’s been using it to promote the sport in …

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Gravesham Host to Great New Courts

Over the last four weekends, UK Wallball’s newest courts have played host to four introductory Wallball taster sessions delivered by a range of GB internationals. The sessions took place at Cygnets Leisure Centre in Gravesend and introduced more than 50 people to the sport, with attendees ranging from ages 6 to 64. The courts were set up with the help …

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UCL Volunteers Qualify as Coaches

Last night 9 UCL Volunteers took the ‘Introduction to Coaching’ course. They enthusiastically took to the courts at Westway, learnt the ropes and had a tremendous game or two. To close proceedings they refereed the final and third place playoff of the internal Westway Club Championship. The volunteers from University College London – and many who are members of the …

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Kentish Town Courts – Officially Opened!

The two courts, which are located at the Talacre Sports Centre, Kentish Town, were opened with a demonstration from the GBR Team.  The courts are free to use and aim to inspire a new generation of British sportsmen and women to take up Wallball.  Working with the Talacre Team and UCL Volunteers, UK Wallball hopes to raise awareness of the …

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Kentish Town Grand Opening

UK Wallball is thrilled to announce that after a year in the planning we’ll be officially launching the the Kentish Town courts on Thursday 5th September at 4pm.  Anyone is welcome! Schedule: 4:00 – 4:15 – Participants arrive 4:15 – 4:30 – Welcoming speeches 4:30 – 4:45 – GBR Team Demonstration 4:45 – 5:25 – Taster sessions with GB Team …

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Kentish Town Courts Constructed

UK Wallball is delighted to be building not one but two free-to-access community wallball courts in Kentish Town, at the Talacre Sports Centre. The courts will be for use by anyone and we hope to run a wealth of community based projects there. But…they need to built. Cue an intrepid bunch Wallball volunteers who travelled from far and wide to …

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New UCL Academy to Become Major Wallball Centre

The brand new UCL Academy, currently being finished in Swiss Cottage, is to become a major wallball centre.  The academy is fully behind both the benefits and the accessibility of the sport and is looking to construct 3 indoor and several outdoor courts.  It is hoped the school will act as a venue for both domestic and international competition. The …

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