Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates of Central Florida (POA) hosted both a First Volley Adaptive Tennis and a First Swing/Learn to Golf Clinic during the recent American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium in Orlando, Fla.
First Volley was held on March 18 on the tennis courts of Caribe Royale Orlando and welcomed more than 20 amputees and those with physical challenges on court, trying out their tennis skills and drills. The clinic was led by First Volley instructor, Marie Vanasse, CP, and assisted by Rachael Renaud and Cassi Ubben.
On March 19, POA also hosted a First Swing/Learn to Golf clinic at the Grand Cypress Golf Academy in Orlando. Dan Cox, First Swing instructor, led the clinic and was assisted by POA’s Stan Patterson, CPO, and renowned amputee golfer, Jordan Thomas. More than a dozen amputees participated in the afternoon event, receiving one-on-one coaching and instruction to improve their game.