Warriors in Motion Summer Programs
If you have specific questions about any of our events, please feel free to contact us at 518-734-5070 or email Caroline Lynch (email@example.com) or Pam Greene (firstname.lastname@example.org).
TO REGISTER for any of these events, please contact Caroline Lynch at Caroline@adaptivesportsfoundation.org or (518) 734-5070.Program Information Golf Programs Cycling Programs Paddling Programs Hiking Women’s Programs Mud Running Program Multi Sport Program Golf 1 Golf 1 (May 15-17, 2018)
The ASF joins together with the teaching pros at the Windham Country Club to offer a comprehensive golf instruction program. In addition to time on the course, participants will spend a lot of time at the driving range working on their swing, and the practice green to improve their putting stroke.Saratoga Golf (May 15-17, 2018) This event is for experienced golfers only. The Adaptive Sports Foundation is lucky to partner with Saratoga National Golf Course and three Titlist Performance Institute Certified Professionals. Over the course of the three days, each participant will be evaluated by an exercise physiologist, a physical therapist, and a PGA pro. There will be time on the practice areas (for putting, driving, chipping, sand traps) as well as time on the golf course with coaching. Your game will definitely improve by the time you head home. Golf 2 (June 19-21, 2018) This course is a follow-up for Golf I participants to work on the body, swing, and equipment system. Our PGA professional will continue with swing assessment, work on mechanics, and develop game tactics. Players will be treated to 18 to 27 holes of golf on local golf courses. Golf 3 (September 20-21, 2018)
Put your golf skills to the test as part of the Adaptive Sports Foundation Warrior-Volunteer Golf Outing. You will have the opportunity to play a round of golf with some of our volunteers one day and then play in a fundraiser tournament at Windham Country Club.
This course helps develop safe cycling skills and gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. Included in the course will be the opportunity to learn how to select bicycles for a variety of disabilities as well as how to maintain bikes. This course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. Participants will also explore the role of nutrition in personal fitness and develop cycling training programs that include a nutrition component. Course include practical experience on road bikes, recumbents and hand cycles.Cycling 2 (July 24-26, 2018) Continue to improve your riding skills on the road. Participants will have the opportunity to go for longer rides and put their skills to work in a variety of situations. This is great training if you are preparing for a big cycling event.
This course helps develop mountain biking skills to venture on the trail. This course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. Windham has a variety of trails so that newer mountain bikers can progress from flatter trails, to introduction to hillier trails and single track to full on downhill mountain biking. Participants in the Mountain Bike 1 will combine with Cycling I participants for post-ride lectures on bike maintenance skills, nutrition, and fitness.Mountain Bike 2 (July 24-26, 2018) Participants must have attended Mountain Bike 1 or have mountain biking experience. Continue to improve your mountain biking skills on a variety of terrain in the Windham area. There will be opportunities to explore single track, uphill and downhill lift served ski area terrain as well as some old carriage roads. There will be indoor sessions on bike maintenance and repair as well as discussions of nutrition and fitness.
Introduction to Kayaking 1 (June 5-7, 2018) Prerequisite- must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards independently, to remain afloat in the water without the aid of a PFD, and be comfortable in the water with or without a PFD. This introductory course is designed to explore the fundamental skill and safety concepts necessary to paddle a kayak or canoe effectively in flat water. Safety procedures will be emphasized such as entering and exiting a boat, stability while paddling, and self rescue and group rescue methods. Various paddling techniques, including power strokes, turning strokes, and bracing with the paddle, will be addressed. In addition, equipment selection and customization of the boat to a paddler will be addressed. Intermediate Kayaking 2 (July 17-19, 2018)
Prerequisite- must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards independently, to remain afloat in the water without the aid of a PFD, and be comfortable in the water with or without a PFD. Additionally; participants must have taken Introduction to Kayaking and Canoeing or a similar course. This course teaches students more advanced skills and techniques of kayaking and canoeing. Safety instruction is emphasized. Participants will practice a variety of different strokes to refine their ability to maneuver the boats. The course will include continued practice of self rescue and group rescue methods. The group will explore different bodies of water in the Catskills including the Hudson River (as conditions allow). Students will spend time in more advanced boats and learn how to adapt their skills to different crafts in a variety of conditions.
Join the ASF challenge course team to conquer the Patriot Highlander Challenge. We use team work to get everyone over, around, and through all the obstacles presented to us. You will be wet, dirty, tired and happy when you finish the course. We spend the day before the event planning our strategy and teamwork.
Spend some times hanging out with a group of men with similar interests. Over the course of the three days, you will participate in a variety of activities. These activities may include hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, and mini golf. There will definitely be time to hang out around a campfire to just relax and bond after a day full of adventures.