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Military Adaptive Sports Program

Are you an active duty wounded, ill, or injured Service member looking for an adaptive reconditioning opportunity? 

The  Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP), provides reconditioning activities and competitive athletic opportunities to all wounded, ill and injured Service members to improve their physical and mental quality of life throughout the continuum of recovery and transition.

This program is designed to enhance recovery by engaging wounded, ill, and injured Service members early in individualized physical and cognitive activities outside of traditional therapy settings. The program hopes to inspire recovery and physical fitness and encourage new opportunities for growth and achievement. The benefits of physical activity for injured Service members include reduced stress, increased quality of life, lower blood pressure, weight management, and enhancement of the rehabilitative process.

Through this program, Service members also have access to the Healing Arts, which support both physical and psychological recovery and rehabilitation from visible and invisible wounds of war including traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and others. Learn more about Healing Arts and the Military Health System here.

MASP WEEKLY CALENDAR

The MASP Team is bringing you great ways to participate in engaging adaptive activities and stay connected. Check out MASP’s monthly calendars to find activities for you and your family to do together, also stay connected with Town Halls by our team!  

WRNMMC September 2021 CALENDAR


 

To join any of our upcoming Clinics or events, email our MASP Coordinators:


MASP ONLINE CLINICS

Although we have been social distancing at home, Military Adaptive Sports Program is bringing you Clinics to keep you active and connected. We will be hosting virtual Clinics to help you perfect and improve your skills. Each section will provide you with information about the coaches, adaptive sports and how to improve your form.

 Click on the links below to view the Clinic pages.

Adaptive Sports Site Coordinators

MASP is executed at three major Medical Treatment Facilities. Site Coordinators facilitate daily activities, access to community-based events and resources, sports camps, and clinics. MASP offers a variety of single-sport clinics, multiple-sport camps, and mentorship opportunities to help wounded, ill and injured Service members learn new skills and promote lifelong fitness and well-being.

Regional Coordinators

Regional Coordinators are available at military treatment facilities and installations across the country. They work within the military services’ wounded, ill and injured programs including: 

2021 Adaptive Activities Include:

The activities listed are examples and not an exhaustive list of MASP-approved events. 

  • Aquatic Activities Therapy
  • Archery 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Canine Therapy
  • Cycling
  • Drum Circle
  • Fishing
  • Gardening
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Kayaking
  • Meditation
  • Music Therapy 
  • Power Lifting
  • Rowing
  • Shooting Air Rifle/ Air Pistol 
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Tennis
  • Woodworking
  • Yoga

Contact Us

For more information on the Military Adaptive Sports Program, please contact osd.masp@mail.mil.

Warrior Games
Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans compete in rowing during the Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida on June 25, 2019. More than 300 athletes from the U.S. and six partner nations competed in the 2019 DoD Warrior Games, hosted by USSOCOM in Tampa, June 21-30, 2019. (DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg)

 

Archery
Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from U.S. Special Operations Command train for the Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games at MacDill Air Force Base on March 13, 2019. More than 300 athletes from the U.S. and six partner nations will compete in the 2019 DoD Warrior Games, hosted by USSOCOM in Tampa, June 21-30, 2019. (DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg) (DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg)

 

Archery
Wounded, ill and injured Marines and international armed forces service members compete in archery during the USMC Warrior Games Trials at Camp Pendleton, California on March 2, 2019. (DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg)

 

Archery
Swimmers compete during the 2014 Warrior Games on 30 September 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg)