Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Splendid Special Olympic Floorball News

Just a few fast incredible good Special Olympic News.

First of all Floorball has now formally met the criteria determined and reached the number of active countries with Special Olympic Floorball (24). This means that the sport now may be announced as an Official Special Olympic sport.
Norway is only one of the new countries with Special Olympic Floorball.

There has also been a coaching seminar held in Poland for Special Olympians, with officials from the Czech Republic.

The IFF further express that they see further growth in Asia within this field and they also state that together with Special Olympic International they expect Special Olympic Floorball growth in Latin America too.

We love this, this is exactly how Special Olympians may take on the lead a show a continent - what sport today is made of... like fast plastics...

During the WFC both Paralympic and Special Olympic Floorball were played as demonstration games...

Source last CB meeting at the IFF.

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Research suggest that eye-injuries are more common in Floorball as compared to Tennis, but less common as compared to Squash (similar to Racquetball).
To minimize this risk of injury Floorballcentral recommend: Use certified protective eye-wear (mandated in many European areas for the youth). Do not lay down on the court. Follow the rules strict on stick height.

Also if you get addicted to this sport - do not blame us!