Unified Sports is an inclusive sports program that unites Special Olympics athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and partners (individuals without intellectual disabilities) as teammates for training and competition. This course will help you understand and implement Special Olympics Unified Sports in your school.
Course comes with
1. Introduction2 Sections
- Course Overview
2. Testimonials on Unified Sports3 Sections
- Teammate Testmonials
- Coach Testimonials
- School Administrator Testimonials
3. Special Olympics Mission & ...7 Sections
- Special Olympics Mission
- Unified Sports History
- Social Inclusion
- Summary of Social Inclusion
- Benefits of Unified Sports
- Unified Champion Schools
- Summary & 2-Minute Drill
4. The 5 Criteria for Special ...8 Sections
- Principle of Meaningful Involvement
- Qualified Coaching Staff
- Selection of Teammates
- ESPN 2-Minute Drill 2
- Regular Training and Competition
- Compliance With Official Rules
- ESPN 2-Minute Drill 3
5. Course Review7 Sections
- History & Mission of Special Olympics & Unified Sports
- Social Inclusion
- Key Components of a Unified Champion School Program
- 5 Criteria for a Successful Unified Sports Program
- Key Considerations in Building a Team
- 3 Unified Sports Styles of Play
- Keys to Being a Successful Unified Sports Coach
6. Course Test3 Sections
- Test Intro
- Course Test
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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