Matt, 17, Multisports
Matt is hemiplegic, which causes weakness and a lack of control on the right side of his body. He lacked confidence and was highly self-conscious due to the visible difference in muscle tone in his arms. With Greenhouse Head Coach Gabriel’s support and encouragement, he is determined to strengthen the weaker side of his body and has shown resilience in overcoming various setbacks.
As a result of his training with other classmates in the sessions, his communications skills and self-esteem has greatly improved. Coach Gabriel understands the importance of Matt working independently to improve his physical capabilities and has instilled an ‘anything is possible’ attitude which Matt says he carries with him, wherever he goes.