Beep Kickball: An Adapted Sport for Persons with Vision Loss of all Ages

Authors

  • Deborah R. Shapiro Georgia State University
  • James Mastro Bemidji State University
  • Steven Balmer Bemidji State University

Keywords:

visually impaired, recreation

Abstract

Beep kickball is a fun team sport for persons with visual impairment of all ages. This article provides background on the sport of beep kickball, discusses its similarities to beep baseball and goalball, outlines the rules for beep kickball and provides descriptions of the skills necessary to play the sport, teaching strategies and sample drills to get started instructing players on beep kickball.  Information on starting a beep kickball program also is provided.

Published

2015-04-02

Issue

Section

Feature Articles