CP Sport have collected a range of profiles from people with CP that participate in sport. We will be posting these profiles daily throughout CP Awareness Month (March) to celebrate positive stories and inspire people to take part in the future.

Name: Ismail Ouakrim

Role: Player

Club: School of Black Belts – Martial Arts

The sport I participate in: Martial Arts


How did the opportunity come for you to start participating in your sport? Parents

How have you benefited from participating in your chosen sport? Improved balance, coordination, strength and discipline. Ismail’s core strength has also benefitted.


What are your ambitions in sport? To engage in competitions.


Why should other people give your sport a go? It is a sport that can be adapted for all of the CP community.


Are there any further opportunities you like to see be made available in your sport? Would love to see more activities in the Birmingham area.


If you are interested in pursuing opportunities in CP Sport – please check out our events page, or message us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. If you would like to fundraise or volunteer for CP Sport – please email fundraising@cpsport.org.