MAINCLUSION (2017-2019)

MAINCLUSION – Martial Arts as tool towards Inclusion



Start date: 01 September 2017
Duration: 24 months


  • Marie Curie Association – MCA, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Yamato Sport Club, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
  • “Paisii Hilendarski” School, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • European WingTsun Organisation, Bulgaria
  • Phoenixkm BVBA, Kortemark, Belgium
  • Penthesileia, Athens, Greece
  • Inonu Universitesi, Sport Department, Malatya, Turkey

Aims and objectives

  • Training provision to physical activity teachers in schools in remote/rural areas as well as those that have a lot of socially disadvantaged pupils to introduce Martial Arts to stimulate the inclusion of socially disadvantaged youth, regardless of age, race, gender or ability.
  • Awareness rising in order to enable Martial Arts to become a lever to strengthen self confidence, control violence and strengthen community aspects.
  • Organization of series of Martial Arts trainings of people with special needs including both physical disabilities and learning / mental disabilities (Cerebral Palsy, Deafness, Visual Impairment, Amputees, Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Dyspraxia, ADHD and other learning difficulties).


  • Case studies (audio, video, text)
  • MAINCLUSION curriculum and “Train the trainers” handbook
  • Online/Mobile course/training material
  • Online peer support and training portal platform
  • Set of interactive training videos
  • Mobile training app with individual learning path

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.