Battle Back is an Adaptive Sport and Adventurous Training programme for wounded, injured and sick personnel from across the Armed Forces, including mobilised reservists.
Battle Back is an adaptive sport and adventurous training programme for wounded, injured and sick service personnel designed to accelerate recovery whilst building confidence and independence. It is an MoD programme run with Help for Heroes and The Royal British Legion.
The Battle Back Centre at the National Sports Centre in Lilleshall provides residential accommodation for 24 personnel whilst they are taking part in the centre’s sporting activities including: indoor climbing, watersports, indoor caving, wheelchair basketball, archery and wheelchair badminton.
Activities are selected that are relevant to each wounded, injured and sick soldiers recovery plan to help improve self-confidence and motivation in their rehabilitation programme. All activities are done in a safe but enjoyable environment, and are benchmarked against international standards and independently evaluated so that those wishing to continue the sports at a higher level can return to Lilleshall.