Interscholastic students with physical disabilities have specific needs, which could prevent them from enjoying the positive experiences available to other students who participate in athletics and team sports. That's why the National Federation of State High School Associations, in partnership with the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, is proud to bring you Coaching Adapted Sports.In this course, you will learn how to create adapted sports teams at your school or in your school district. You'll hear from others who coach and participate in adapted sports, and you'll find specific and helpful information about the kinds of sports, skills and drills available for coaching students with physical disabilities.
Course comes with
1. Introduction2 Sections
- General Introduction
- Course Introduction
2. Why Adapted Sports1 Sections
- Benefits of Adapted Sports
3. How to Build Your Adapted S...7 Sections
- History of AAASP in Schools
- Identifying Potential Athletes
- Developing a Program
- Team Formation Considerations
- Addressing Misconceptions
- Athlete Assessment
- Coaches Education
4. Interscholastic Season Options4 Sections
- Suggested Seasons and Sports Line-Up
- Wheelchair Team Handball
- Wheelchair Basketball
- Wheelchair Football
5. Adapted Sports Basic Skills4 Sections
- Wheelchair Handling
- Passing and Catching Skills
- Ball Handling
- Shooting Skills
6. Conclusion2 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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