Swimmers

Sign Language for Coaches and Swimmers

2/10/2011

Swimmers who are deaf appreciate any effort by their coaches and teammates to learn signs for swimming terminology. Two members of the 2009 USA Deaflympics swimming team, Jessica Weeden and Will Landgren, have prepared a short instructional video on this topic.

 

The video is posted on Youtube.  Watch the video here. Coaches are encouraged to download the video to their electronic devices so the information is at their fingertips during practices and meets.

 

Learn more about fingerspelling by using the tool provided at http://www.asl.ms/.  More information about how to sign numbers can be found at http://video.about.com/deafness/How-to-Sign-Numbers-in-ASL.htm.  Additional vocabulary can be found at http://www.aslpro.com/.  For additional information visit the usaswimming.org disability page.


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