ERIC Number: ED245428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Hockey: Special Olympics Sports Skills Instructional Program.
Special Olympics, Inc., Washington, DC.
Suggestions for coaching and teaching hockey skills to mentally retarded persons are presented in this guide, one of seven booklets on Special Olympics Sports Skills Instructional Programs. An introductory section presents an overview of the sport, information on the organization of the training session, and a list of goals, objectives, and benefits. Warmup exercises are described and assessment measures and teaching ideas for two levels of hockey skills are offered: grip, stick handling, puck handling, shooting, passing, checking, face off, defensive play, and goal tending. Team tactics, rules, and sportsmanship are also addressed. Additional sections focus on modifications and adaptions, playing area preparation and equipment, and recordkeeping. (CL)
Special Olympics, Inc., 1701 K St., N.W., Suite 203, Washington, DC 20006.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Special Olympics, Inc., Washington, DC.