Handball

This page draws together handball-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.

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Handball is a physical and fast sport of intense physical contact, with shots being thrown at speeds approaching 100 km per hour. It is played indoors on a 40m x 20m court with seven players (one goalkeeper + six court), which speeds up the game even more. The object is to score more goals than the opponents by throwing the ball into a D-shaped net. Handball athletes are known for their speed, agility, physical strength and stamina.

About This Page

Special Olympics focuses on the individuality of each athlete so that coaches can train and encourage growth in skills and accomplishment. The coaching materials, rules and other resources on this page have been specially prepared for coaches working with people with intellectual disabilities. Coaching Special Olympics athletes calls for the same skills and experience that many coaches are familiar with. The extra information in our coaching guides about working with people with ID is what makes our materials helpful and valuable.

Quizzes

Coaching Handball

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Handball Events

  • Feb
    07
    North Basketball League
    Feb 07, 2016
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Edison
    New Jersey
    North Basketball League

    Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination on the court during a day of basketball competition.

    For more information

    Feb 07, 2016
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Woodrow Wilson Middle School
    Edison, New Jersey
    UNITED STATES
  • Feb
    07
    South Basketball League
    Feb 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    West Deptford
    New Jersey
    South Basketball League

    Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination on the court during a day of basketball competition.

    For more information

    Feb 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    South Basketball League
    West Deptford, New Jersey
    UNITED STATES
  • Feb
    07
    Central Basketball League
    Feb 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Lawrence Township
    New Jersey
    Central Basketball League

    Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination on the court during a day of basketball competition.

    For more information

    Feb 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Notre Dame High School
    Lawrence Township, New Jersey
    UNITED STATES
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