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【Sign Up Period: Nov. 9-23】ICC Sports: Play the fastest one-legged game in the world! Amputee Soccer (Nov.27)

 

“The disabled people that do sport, they don’t think about what they don’t have but try to get better with what they do have. That is the same for me.”
-Johan Cruyff

Do you know about amputee soccer? Amputee soccer is a special form of soccer that is played by those who have had their leg or arm amputated.
For leg amputees, they are allowed to play as outfieldplayers using crutches.
Arm amputees can play as goalkeepers.
Because special equipment usually necessary for disabled person’s sports is not needed, the sport is spreading rapidly in and outside Japan as a sport that can be enjoyed easily.

Now, the ICC has decided to co-host an event where people can try this exciting sport.
On the day you will be able to mix with the members of the amputee soccer team FC Alvorada and Waseda’s own Soccer Club. (*FC Alvorada)
“I love soccer!”
“I want to try something new!”
“I want to try playing sports together with the disabled.”
The is a great chance to do something people rarely experience.If you have a disability or not, we’d love you to join us!
※Able-bodied players will play with one foot and using crutches.

Date & Time

Nov 27th (Sun) 2016, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Program

12:40pm                Meet at Seibu-Shinjuku Line Higashi-Fushimi Station South Exit
※ICC Staff members will be waiting there.
※Takadanobaba Station → Higashi-Fushimi Station one-way240円(Takes about 20 minutes)
1:00pm-1:15pm Self-Introductions, explanation of amputee soccer
1:15pm-1:55pm Amputee Soccer try-outs(Practice shooting and controlling the ball on crutches)
2:00pm-2:40pm Mini-game
2:45pm-3:00pm Indoor mixer

Venue

Higashifushimi Campus Soccer Ground(https://www.waseda.jp/top/en/access/higashifushimi-campus)

Eligibility

Waseda students, faculty, and staff

Capacity

10 participants* In the event of a large number of applicants a lottery will be held.

Fee

Free! (you must cover your own transportation costs to Higashifushimi Station)

Registration

https://my.waseda.jp/application/detail/application-detail?communityContentLinkId=103831689

Sign Up Period

Nov. 11th – 23rd (Wed), 9:00am (The ICC will mail you the results on the deadline date)

Main Host

Waseda University Association Soccer Club

Co-Host

Waseda University Athletic Center

Waseda University International Community Center (ICC)

Cooperation

FC Alvorada

Inquiries

ICC Tel: 03-5286-3990   Email: [email protected]

Place

Higashifushimi Campus Soccer Ground

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