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Speed Dribble



Please follow the safety requirements below before trying any of the challenges:
  1. Parent or guardian supervision is required
  2. Only complete challenges that you are comfortable with.
  3. Make sure you have a safe, open space around you so you don’t trip over anything
  4. Make sure you use the equipment outlined in each challenge safely and check that the equipment works properly before you use it
  5. Only use equipment that you are comfortable with.
  6. Remember, there are equipment modifications for each challenge!
  7. Follow the instructions in each video to ensure you are safely completing the challenges before attempting them on your own
  8. Ensure you are wearing proper footwear, stay hydrated, and most importantly have fun!

Important Safety Requirements Before You Start
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Instructions


What Are We Doing?: How many times can you dribble a ball in 1 minute?

Where Should We Do It?: Driveway, sidewalk, hard floor (with permission)

What Do We Need?: Stopwatch or a timer app on your phone, basketball

How Should We Set Up?: Clear the space around you of all tripping or slipping hazards.

 

How Do We Do It?

1) Starting position: Hold the basketball in your right hand.

2) Set your timer/stopwatch at 30 seconds

3) Start the timer!

4) Dribble (bounce) the basketball with your right hand and count how many times you bounce the ball in 30seconds

5) Now set up again for another 30 seconds and this time use your left hand

Scoring: Combine the total number of times you dribbled the ball in the 1 minutes. Athlete right hand 25 + Athlete left hand 19 = 44


Free Throw Shooting



Please follow the safety requirements below before trying any of the challenges:
  1. Parent or guardian supervision is required
  2. Only complete challenges that you are comfortable with.
  3. Make sure you have a safe, open space around you so you don’t trip over anything
  4. Make sure you use the equipment outlined in each challenge safely and check that the equipment works properly before you use it
  5. Only use equipment that you are comfortable with.
  6. Remember, there are equipment modifications for each challenge!
  7. Follow the instructions in each video to ensure you are safely completing the challenges before attempting them on your own
  8. Ensure you are wearing proper footwear, stay hydrated, and most importantly have fun!

Important Safety Requirements Before You Start
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Instructions


What Are We Doing? Attempting to sink 10 Free Throws from 15 feet away from the basket

Where Should We Do It? Driveway, Backyard, Sidewalk

What Do We Need? Measuring tape, Basketball Net (mini net, garbage bin, large container), Basketball (soccer ball, volleyball etc. or fill a plastic bag up with clothes to make your own ball)

How Should We Set Up? Mark your “Free Throw Line” by measuring 15 feet from your Net (or basket etc). If you don’t have a measuring tape take 5 BIG steps.

How Do We Do It?

1) From your ‘Free Throw Line” throw your “ball” 10 times

2) Keep track of what happens each time (made a basket, hit the rim, missed)

3) Award the following points to each of your shots:

            Made a Basket – 3 points

            Hit the Rim – 1 point

            Missed – 0 points

Scoring: Add up all of your points- 6 in the basket (18)+ 2 hit the rim (2)+ 2 misses= 20 points


Target Passing



Please follow the safety requirements below before trying any of the challenges:
  1. Parent or guardian supervision is required
  2. Only complete challenges that you are comfortable with.
  3. Make sure you have a safe, open space around you so you don’t trip over anything
  4. Make sure you use the equipment outlined in each challenge safely and check that the equipment works properly before you use it
  5. Only use equipment that you are comfortable with.
  6. Remember, there are equipment modifications for each challenge!
  7. Follow the instructions in each video to ensure you are safely completing the challenges before attempting them on your own
  8. Ensure you are wearing proper footwear, stay hydrated, and most importantly have fun!

Important Safety Requirements Before You Start
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Instructions


What Are We Doing? How many passes can you make?

Where Should We Do It? Flat hard surface with a flat surface to pass to- Driveway with side of house, hard floor  with wall (with permission)

What Do We Need? Masking tape/chalk, Basketball/Volleyball, Flat surface

How Should We Set Up? Measure a 12’ diameter circle at chest height on the side of the house or wall. Take 4-5 big steps back from the target.

How Do We Do It?

1) Using a chest pass motion throw the ball at the target 10 times

2) Count how many times you hit the target

3) Now use a bounce pass motion 10 times

4) Count how many times you hit the target

Scoring: Add up how many times you hit the target using both the chest pass and bounce pass for your total number of target hits. Chest passes 6+ Bounce Passes 4= 10 Total target hits.


Healthy Athletes Basketball Challenge


Challenge #1


Wellness Challenge: Put on sunscreen before going outside to participate in challenge #2. Take a photo of your sunscreen to submit.




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IMPORTANT: We will be offering a virtual Healthy Athletes experience during the games. Remember to check the Healthy Athletes Page each day during the Games (July 21st- 23rd) for a virtual Healthy Athletes experience and more challenges! 

Help us build our Healthy Communities network! Special Olympics Ontario is building a network of healthcare providers (dentists, optometrists, physiotherapists and others) across Ontario who are open to seeing people with intellectual disabilities. Have a health care provider that you would recommend to other athletes?

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Challenge #2


Fitness Related Challenge: Complete these basketball related stretches. Take a picture of you completeing the challenge. 


Check Out the Video Here

Please follow the safety requirements below before trying any of the challenges:
  1. Parent or guardian supervision is required
  2. Only complete challenges that you are comfortable with.
  3. Make sure you have a safe, open space around you so you don’t trip over anything
  4. Make sure you use the equipment outlined in each challenge safely and check that the equipment works properly before you use it
  5. Only use equipment that you are comfortable with.
  6. Remember, there are equipment modifications for each challenge!
  7. Follow the instructions in each video to ensure you are safely completing the challenges before attempting them on your own
  8. Ensure you are wearing proper footwear, stay hydrated, and most importantly have fun!

Important Safety Requirements Before You Start
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