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Rebound Therapy

The phrase Rebound Therapy, when correctly applied, describes a specific methodology, assessment and programme of use of trampolines to provide opportunities for enhanced movement patterns, therapeutic positioning, exercise and recreation for a wide range of users with additional needs.

Rebound Therapy is used to facilitate movement, promote balance, promote an increase or decrease in muscle tone, promote relaxation, promote sensory integration, improve fitness and exercise tolerance, and to improve communication skills.


The principles of Rebound Therapy form the basis of all gymnastic movement.

The benefits of Rebound Therapy include the developing and improvement of:

  • STRENGTH OF LIMBS
  • NUMERACY
  • PATIENCE
  • COMMUNICATION
  • CO-ORDINATION
  • INDEPENDENCE
  • SELF-CONFIDENCE
  • BALANCE
  • MUSCLE TONE
  • REACTION SPEED
  • SELF IMAGE
  • EYE CONTACT
  • RELAXATION
  • FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT
  • SENSE OF ACHIEVEMENT
  • STAMINA
  • SPACIAL AWARENESS
  • BODY AWARENESS
  • SOCIAL AWARENESS
  • CONSIDERATION OF OTHERS
  • TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN COACH & ASSISTANT
  • COLOUR RECOGNITION
  • HEIGHT & DEPTH PERCEPTION
  • FUN & ENJOYMENT

Other benefits include:

  • STIMULATION OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
  • IMPROVED BOWEL FUNCTION
  • INTERNAL ORGAN MASSAGE
  • CLEARING OF TOXINS FROM THE BODY