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Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
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Warm Up and Cool Down
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Author:Created:8/25/2010 6:08 PMRssIcon
Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.
Ready, Set, Go!
National Tennis Day Launch
Hydration
Athlete Health
National Football Cup 2012
Different styles of coaching
Team Cohesion
Warm Up and Cool Down
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Skip Navigation Links.

Contact Us

Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

Connaught News

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  All registered athletes, volunteers and family members are invited to attend.We look forward to seeing you on the night and should you require further information please contact the regional office.

Telephone: 071-9118320

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




About the Connaught region

Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,300 adults and children with intellectual disabilities in Galway, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.

Numerous sports competitions and development days are held annually in 13 Olympic type sports. 

There are 73 Special Olympics clubs in the Connaught region.

The mission of Special Olympics is “to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community”. 

Notice Board

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Keep in touch
with Connaught on Twitter
@ConnaughtSO 

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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town