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Special Olympics Training Guide

July 17, 2006 09:12 PM

In exciting news for Special Olympics athletes and their coaches, a new training tool has been made available. Thanks to a collaborative effort between the Special Olympics and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) a new 40 page step-by-step guide for beginner and volunteer coaches is now accessible. The guide is free to the public and includes a CD to assist in training efforts. PTR Director of Development, Geoff Norton states that the aim of the guide is to help encourage more PTR teaching professionals to become involved in the Special Olympics. David Lenox, Vice President Sports, Special Olympics, Inc. says that, “the fact that PTR believes in the athletic potential of our athletes is proof that it is a dynamic forward thinking organization.” The Special Olympics, a year round program of sports training and competition serves more than 2.25 million individuals in more than 150 countries. PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 12,000 members worldwide.

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