There are many videos about how to play goalball. I've selected a few for you to watch today. There are many more, but I thought these were particularly good.
I hope you've enjoyed learning about the sport of goalball this week!
If you'd like to learn how to play Goalball, you'll need a special ball that beeps. Here are a few that we found:
While you look at the the websites, take a look at all the other equipment they have for people with vision impairments. There is a large selection to choose from!
Goalball is a game specifically designed for blind athletes. It is played by teams of three players. Sighted athletes can play, but they wear eye-shades and patches to block their vision. The ball has bells in it, so the players rely on their hearing and sense of touch to play the game.
Here are some resources to learn more:
There are many people living fulfilling lives with visual impairments. Every Friday, we focus on three of them.
To learn more about these athletes, click on their name. There are many more but these are a few for you to learn about.
I'm the owner of Family First Braille, the author of this blog, and the editor of Family First Braille Magazine.