Women's Artistic Gymnastics 2019 – 2027
Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics where gymnasts perform short routines on different apparatus, with less time for vaulting. Get resources here.
Coaching Guide 2014
Warm-Up and Cool-Down Guides and Videos
Dynamic Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs are an important part of every workout, training session, or competition. Follow along with these videos to learn how to perform the different exercises in the sport-specific warm-up and cool-down guides. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The fundamental difference between Special Olympics competitions and those of other sports organizations is that athletes of all ability levels are encouraged to participate, and every athlete is recognized for his/her performance.
- Gymnastics Divisioning Course - English
- Gymnastics Divisioning Course - Spanish (PDF)
Overview of the Coach Development Model
This video is an overview in English of the coach development model. It is about 4 minutes long. DOWNLOAD MP4
Coach Development Model
Our volunteer coaches help Special Olympics athletes reach their best level of skill and performance. These resources can be used by Program sport directors to recruit and train coaches to reach their own heights of achievement.
The heart of Special Olympics is competitions, the races, matches, tournaments and games for people with intellectual disabilities. In many ways, these competitions are like sports run by any other organization, but there are some key differences.
Sport Rules Article 1
The Official Special Olympics Sport Rules (“Sport Rules”) provide standards for Special Olympics training and competition. Sport Rules Article I provides general principles established by the Special Olympics Official General Rules (“General Rules”) that are not found in the sport-specific rules.
Routines, Written Instructions, & Credits
Includes Level A, B, C, 1, 2, 3, and 4
Kate Faber Hickie brings us through the history of Special Olympics Gymnastics, from it’s induction into the Special Olympics World Games to each of the milestones hit, Kate has been there every step of the way. See the growth of gymnastics in the movement over the past 50 years. With contributions from Cindy Bickman.