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ParaGames 2013

12 and 13 October 2013

Two Nationscup E-hockey The Netherlands and Finland

Location: KMA Kraanstraat 4 in Breda


The ParaGames Paul Mennink Head Coach of the Dutch National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam

On behalf of the Dutch National Hockey Association (KNHB), I would like to welcome all players, officials, participants and spectators to the ParaGames in Breda. Specially, a warm word of welcome to our Finnish guests. During the ParaGames, the Dutch National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam will play a Two Nationscup against Finland, bronze medalist on the European Championships in 2012, Nastola, Finland. For both teams it’s the first official tournament since the new classifications rules are applicable. In short, all players are classified depending their ability in four categories numbered 1 to 4. During the game a maximum of 11 points are allowed on the playing field. The classification gives a new dimension to the game and is an opportunity for new players to participate on the international level. For those who’re interested in some more background information regarding Electric Wheelchair Hockey, see www.icehw.org. I’m looking forward to see you in Breda on October 12 & 13! Paul Mennink Head coach Dutch National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam


The ParaGames Electric Wheelchair Hockey A fast and exciting team sport, to play and to watch! The game, athletes and equipment Electric Wheelchair Hockey (EWH) is a fantastic sport for people, who use an electric wheelchair in their daily life or who need an electric wheelchair to participate in a team sport. The game is played five against five, on an indoor playing field, surrounded by boundaries with round corners. The goals are placed in the field, so that the players can drive around and the game keeps running. In combination with the speed of the electric wheelchairs and the great skills of the players it makes the sport very fast, and very exciting to play and to watch! Four field players and a goalkeeper are on the playing field during a match. A team may have five substitute players. Many players play with light weighted Floorball sticks, as the players don’t have that much strength in the hands/arms, because of their severe disabilities. Other players play with a so-called ‘T-Stick’, a T shaped stick attached to the wheelchair of players who are not able to hold the stick in the hand, because of the limited muscle power. The goalkeeper and at least one field player must play with a T-Stick. The game is played with a light weighted ball, as used in Floorball. Movement and speed (max. 15 km/h) on the field is a central aspect of the game. The athletes train and play a lot to become very skillful with their wheelchair, stick and ball. From a tactical perspective, tactics, such as screen setting, passing and other offence and defense playing systems from many other ball sports, are used in Electric Wheelchair Hockey. Criteria for the severity of functional impairments (”classification”, “minimal disabilities” and “players eligibility”) need to be met in order to be allowed to practice Electric Wheelchair Hockey. Players can use all their physical abilities in this sport. The sport is open for men and women of all ages. The international movement. From the 1970’s in different places around the world, independent from each other, people with severe disabilities started to play a game with a ball and a stick. In Germany and the Netherlands it was named “Hockey”, related to Field Hockey, while Finland spoke about “Floorball”. In Canada and the USA the sport was named “Power Hockey”, linked with Ice Hockey. In the 1980’s the first national and international competitions were organised. In 2002 the international movement started, organized by the IWAS Committee of Electric Wheelchair Hockey (ICEWH). Since 2005 this committee is a sport section of the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS), the formal founder of the Paralympic Games. Every two years Sport Assemblies are held where international game rules, regulations and policy are approved by the participating EWH-nations. People can play in their own electric wheelchair, although electric wheelchair manufacturers have developed special electric sports wheelchairs, which are professional, sportive and fast. The dream is to become a Paralympic Sport!


The ParaGames The Two Nationscup will be played in the sport hall of the Royal Military Academy (KMA).

FREE ENTRANCE! Feel free to come and see the National Electric wheelchairhockeyteams of The Netherlands and Finland.

KMA Kraanstraat 4 4811 MA Breda


The ParaGames The KNHB invites everyone to attend the ParaGames 2013 in Breda. With four teams a Two Nationscup will be played with the Dutch National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam and the National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam of Finland. Both countries will play with two teams.

Rules of Two Nationscup: The competition is divided into one group stage and both countries will play with two teams. Every team will play against each other on Saturday 12 October 2013. On Sunday 13 October matches will be played for 3rd / 4th place and the Final. Matches will be played by the international rules (2012) of the ICEWH. Schedule: see game schedule in this handout By the end of each period, the last two minutes, the clock will not be stopped. Time out permitted one each team per match for 1 minute. The country which is first mentioned is the home team and can choose its jersey. Match points: - Win: 3 points with goals for-against - Draw: 1 points with goals for-against - Loss: 0 points with goals for-against The decision of the end result will be as followed: •first the result, against each other counts •at the same points the positive goals minus the negative goals •last each team takes 3 shoot outs •It is no allowed to change players / goalie from the reserve bench 3rd / 4th plce and Final on Sunday: After the regular time a draw score: For each team, with the players who are in the match court, the coach will appoint 3 players who will take the shoot outs. Three shoot outs. It is no allowed to change players / goalie from the reserve bench. If there is no winner, shoot outs will be done again with the same players in the same way. From that moment it is that if a team will miss and the other team will score, than that team will be the winner. (Golden Goal rule)


The ParaGames Referees: -

Edwin Janssen (The Netherlands) Wilfried Bouttelgier (Belgium) Harmen van Kamp (The Netherlands) Kaj Smulter (Finland)

Speaker: - Hetty Wieringa (The Netherlands)


Timetable Electric Wheelchairhockey ParaGames 2013 Saturday 12 October and Sunday 13 October 2013 LOCATION: KMA Kraanstraat 4 4811 MA Breda

TEAMS • The Netherlands 1 • The Netherlands 2 • Finland 1 • Finland 2 MATCHES Saturday 12 October 2013: Time 11.00-12.00

Match The Netherlands 2 – Finland 2

12.00-13.00

The Netherlands 1 – Finland 1

13.00-13.30 13.30-14.30

*** 30 minutes break *** The Netherlands 2 – The Netherlands 1

14.30-15.30

Finland 1 – Finland 2

15.30-16.00 16.00-17.00

*** 30 minutes break *** Finland 1 – The Netherlands 2

17.00-18.00

The Netherlands 1 – Finland 2

Referees Wilfied Bouttelgier and Harmen van Kamp Edwin Janssen and Kaj Smulter Harmen van Kamp and Kaj Smulter Wilfied Bouttelgier and Edwin Janssen Edwin Janssen and Harmen van Kamp Kaj Smulter s and Wilfied Bouttelgier

Sunday 13 October 2013: Time

Match

11.00-12.00

Place 3 and 4:

12.00-13.00 13.00-13.15

Number 3 – Number 4 FINAL Place 1 and 2: Number 1 – Number 2 Closing ceremony

Referees Edwin Janssen and Kaj Smulter Edwin Janssen and Kaj Smulter


The ParaGames Records Dutch National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam World Games 1998, Utrecht (The Netherlands) Date: 22-5-1998 - 24-5-1998 Ranking: 1 National Coaches: Dick Cochius and Nico Teunissen Four Nations Tournament 2002, Spanbroek (The Netherlands) Date: 6-4-2002 - 7-4-2002 Ranking: 1 National Coaches: Dick Cochius en Nico Teunissen World Championship 2004, Helsinki (Finland) Date: 11-6-2004 - 13-6-2004 Ranking: 1 National Coaches: Dick Cochius and Nico Teunissen European Championship 2005, Rome (Italy) Date: 23-6-2005 - 26-6-2005 Ranking: 1 National Coaches: Dick Cochius and Nico Teunissen European Championship 2008, Maasmechelen (Belgium) Date: 8-11-2008 - 16-11-2008 Ranking: 1 National Head Coach: Dick Cochius World Championship 2010, Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) Date: 1-11-2010 - 8-11-2010 Ranking: 2 National Coaches: L채slo Heere and Sander Hilberink Team Manager: Arjo Wijnhorst European Championship 2012, Nastola (Finland) Date: 4-6-2012 - 11-6-2012 Ranking: 1 National Head Coach: Paul Mennink Assistant Coach: L채slo Heere Team Manager: Lisette van der Wind World Ranking Position: 1 (www.ICEWH.org) Created by the Dutch National E-hockeyteam - www.knhb.nl -


The ParaGames Team The Netherlands 1 Player Pascal Vredegoor Maud Reusken Bob Gรถtz Wesley Ferwerda Kamal Tahtahi Dennis v/d Boomen Rodi Feller Jules van der Heijden Head Coach: Assistant Coach: Team Manager:

Number 12 8 5 6 10 14 4 17

Classification 1 1 1 1 and 3 4 4 4 4

Paul Mennink Adriaan Aerts Lisette van der Wind

Team The Netherlands 2 Player Niels Kleiboer Minas Minasyan Nick de Kinkelder Murat Arsoy Ilse van Kemenade Jules Schouwenberg April Ranshuijsen Cyrill Teeuwen Head Coach: Assistant Coach: Team Manager:

Number 1 3 2 9 6 7 4 8

Paul Mennink Adriaan Aerts Lisette van der Wind

Classification 1 2 and 1 2 and 1 3 3 3 4 4


The ParaGames

Head Coach Paul Mennink (right) and Assistant Coach Adriaan Aerts (left) are observing the team during the training.

Dutch international April Ranshuijsen is looking for a good moment to pass. Dutch international Dennis van den Boomen is controlling the ball with his stick.


The ParaGames Records Finnish National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam World Championship 2004, Helsinki (Finland) Date: 11-6-2004 - 13-6-2004 Ranking: 5 European Championship 2005, Rome (Italy) Date: 23-6-2005 - 26-6-2005 Ranking: 5 European Championship 2008, Maasmechelen (Belgium) Date: 8-11-2008 - 16-11-2008 Ranking: 4 World Championship 2010, Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) Date: 1-11-2010 - 8-11-2010 Ranking: 3 European Championship 2012, Nastola (Finland) Date: 4-6-2012 - 11-6-2012 Ranking: 3 World Ranking Position: 3 (www.ICEWH.org)

Finnish National Electric Wheelchairhockeyteam


The ParaGames Team Finland 1 Player Atso Ahonen Anni Mannelin Petri Matikainen Markku Jansson Jorma Lehmus Antti Ämmänkoski Head Coach: Team Manager:

Number 11 17 8 69 60 10

Classification 1 1 2 3 4 4

Mika Saastamoinen Sanna Kalmari

Team Finland 2 Player Pyry-Matti Niemelä Vesa Seppänen Mika Vimpari Ella-Riikka Isometsä Juha Palonen Head Coach: Team Manager:

Number 90 18 29 88 91

Mika Saastamoinen Sanna Kalmari

Classification 1 1 2 3 4


The ParaGames Team Finland 1:

Team Finland 2:


The ParaGames

Dutch international Pascal Vredegoor (left), Maud Reusken (center) and Kamal Tahtahi (right) are showing their medail after winning the European Championship in Finland in 2012.

Dutch supporters are celebrating winning the final at the European Championship in Finland 2012.


The ParaGames

Two Nationscup E-hockey The Netherlands and Finland 12 and 13 October 2013 Saturday: 11.00hrs - 18.00hrs Sunday: 11.00hrs - 14.00hrs

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