Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

DISABILITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation Cape Town –10 June 2003.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "DISABILITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation Cape Town –10 June 2003."— Presentation transcript:

1 DISABILITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation Cape Town –10 June 2003

2 DELEGATION Peter Goldhawk Arthur Cowley Tony Heyns Mpume Nkabinde President Vice President Special Olympics

3 AGENDA Recognition status Structures Active sports 2002 sporting achievements Funding Progress Mass participation Contribution to Africa Challenges Our commitment Conclusion

4 RECOGNITION STATUS DISSA recognised as the national controlling body for sportspersons with disability by: –International Paralympic Committee (IPC) –African Sports Confederation of Disabled (ASCOD) –Ministry of Sport and Recreation –Sport and Recreation South Africa –South African Sports Commission –National Olympic Committee of SA –Supreme Council - Zone VI –SA Commonwealth Games Association –Office on the Status of Disabled Persons –SA Federal Council on Disability

5 STRUCTURES Seven different disability groups –Amputee –Cerebral palsy –Deaf –Intellectually disabled –Les autres –Visually impaired –Spinal cord injuries Current affiliates –Physically disabled –Intellectually disabled –Deaf Soon to be affiliated (unity process well underway) –Sport for the Intellectually Disabled SA (organisation bringing together Special Olympics & SASA-II)

6 ACTIVE SPORTS Alpine skiing Archery Athletics Badminton Basketball Boccia Bowls Cricket Cross-country Cycling Equestrian Golf Goalball Hokker Lawn Bowls Netball Powerlifting Rugby Sailing Shooting Soccer Swimming Table Tennis Volleyball Wheelchair dance Wheelchair rugby Wheelchair tennis [Baseball]

7 2002 SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS IPC World Championships Athletics: 11 gold, 3 silver, 8 bronze: 6 th of 80 overall Cycling: 1 gold, 3 bronze: 12 th of 35 overall Powerlifting: 1 bronze: 16 th of 45 overall Swimming: 3 gold, 2 silver of 19 th of 56 overall Basketball: 12 th of 12 overall Table Tennis: 4 th place in women’s team event Other internationals Winter Paralympics: best finish 9 th in slalom World Table Tennis Team Cup: 6 th of 13 overall Equestrian: no medal placing Deaf Golf: men’s individual champion Deaf Bowls: no medals INAS-FID Soccer: 9 th of 12 overall

8 FUNDING Success with the Paralympic team – well- known brand now Support for Special Olympics team from Sport & Recreation SA Support for the Deaflympic team – application to the Lottery Support for the administration of DISSA, SADSF, SASA-II – Sport & Recreation SA Developing three brands: Paralympic, Deaflympic and Special Olympic teams


10 PARALYMPIC DEVELOPMENT TRUST SPONSORS –Transnet –Nedbank Corporate and Nomads OBJECTS –Support of development program –Equipment –Transport But not where funds are available from alternative sources such as Lotteries, Sports Trust or Poverty Relief program

11 FUNDING ISSUES Administration –Minimal support from S&RSA –No support from Lotteries –No attraction to Sponsors Effect –Lack of capacity to manage development projects

12 PROGRESS Strategy –Inclusion: working on provincial DISSA structures SID – Special Olympics team competing under the Protea for the first time –Use of able-bodied sports structures: inclusive teams to Commonwealth and All Africa Games working with NFs on inclusion in practice working with the Ministry and SRSA to include disability as part of “Transformation Charter” SA Games provincial academies –Development in SCSA Zone VI: will be working with ASCOD Zone VI

13 MASS PARTICIPATION Rural development project funded by Transnet in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West in 4 sports Other development funded by SRSA in Gauteng, Western Cape and KZN in 3 sports 2002/3 Lottery grant to train coaches, officials, administrators, classifiers Transnet Linkage Programme (talent identification and development pilot) in KZN, Western Cape and Gauteng – 62% of LSEN schools 2003/4 SRSA funding for Free State, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape

14 CONTRIBUTION TO AFRICA Sharing teaching resources –Bidding and hosting manual (courtesy of the SA Sports Commission) –Excerpts of team management training (courtesy of SASC) –Documentation, budgets, policies, proposals (courtesy of DISSA) African Paralympic Academy –Contribution to establishment of Academy –Assistance in teaching 14 African Paralympic leaders

15 CHALLENGES 1 For the athletes –Accessible facilities, transport, parking, equipment For Schools –Mainstreaming and the education system –Physical education in the core curriculum –Training of educators, medical personnel

16 CHALLENGES 2 For DISSA –Funding for development administration –SASA-II based in the schools –SADSF restructuring –Lack of sufficient competition opportunities locally –Access to SAQA funding to train volunteers –Provincial support for the establishment of provincial DISSAs uneven

17 OUR COMMITMENT To facilitate inclusion at all levels while not compromising service delivery To work with all disability groups To work with all able-bodied federations, Ministry, SRSA, SASC, Department of Education To promote sport for the disabled in Africa: “the African Decade on Disability” To promote equity issues within our structures: gender, disability, rural, black, HIV/AIDS status To ensure that every person with a disability can reach their full sporting potential

18 CONCLUSION Eliminate duplication through inclusion Cooperate with other sports bodies Close cooperation with Government at all levels Dedicated and hard working people –staff –volunteers Promote good corporate governance and ethics

Download ppt "DISABILITY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation Cape Town –10 June 2003."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google