For all of our recognized and official sports, find coaching guides, development models, photos and videos and other related materials. You can also find information on locally popular sports in the mix.
An introduction to coaching adults and children with intellectual disabilities. It's available in Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Special Olympics is committed to the highest ideals of sport and expects all coaches to honor sport and Special Olympics.
This online course offered by Human Kinetics provides an overview of approaches to coaching people with intellectual disabilities. Click to go to ASEP.com
This online course is offered through West Virginia University for all Special Olympics coaches.
Alpine skiing is one of the top Special Olympics sports. Stay up to date with alpine skiing resources here.
A basic guide to coaching athletes with intellectual disabilities. The tips have been developed by coaches. In Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Sports Rules Article I provides general principles not found in the sport-specific rules and is essential for all people involved with Special Olympics sports. See it in Chinese, English, Russian and Spanish.
Resources to understand sport rules and guidelines to help athletes achieve their best performances.
Cricket is a locally popular recognized sport in Special Olympics. Get resources for this sport here.
Balance, stability and communication between the horse and rider are key to success in this sport.
All resources for Artistic Gymnastics including videos.
All resources for Rhythmic Gymnastics including videos.
Get coaching information, videos and more to make your Unified teams successful.
How to become an excellent Special Olympics coach: videos, brochures, and more covering coaching basics.
Basic resources and information Special Olympics coaches need to be successful, including Sports Article 1, rules, fact sheets, materials on CD and DVD, quizzes and event-management guides.
Get rules, fact sheets, coaching guides, quizzes broken out for each sport, plus comprehensive information on coach development, athlete development and Unified Sports.