Team Sport Parkinson’s sent roving reporter Garen to try out walking football at event open to PD people of all ages and genders organised by Fighting Fit Football, being coached by Stuart Langworthy the England team manager Over 60s Walking Football, and Assistant England over 40s women’s Walking Football.
Claire Spoke to Stuart before the event.
You can find out more about Walking football here
Sport Parkinson’s caught up with all concerned to get their thoughts on the day (Claire was ensconced with the FA Cup Final by that point) See here.
“Was an inspiring session and everyone seemed to be leaving with a smile on their faces”
“Enjoyed meeting some of the players and hearing some of their stories. Steve H enjoyed meeting with people and having the chance to discuss symptoms, medication etc as can be isolating.”