Blind sailing continues its popularity throughout the U.S., among those individuals who have access to it.
Blind archery, the most recent sport to have official status within International Blind Sports Association (I.B.S.A.), will be present
Athletics is the most widespread I.B.S.A.
Alpine (downhill) skiing is a rare opportunity for blind people to move freely at speed through time and space.
Torball is a ball game developed in the 1970's for blind and visually impaired people. The game suits men and women of all ages.
Tenpin Bowling is very popular among blind persons.
Swimming is an excellent sport for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
Showdown is a fast-moving sport originally designed for people with a visual impairment, but you don´t have to be blind to play!
Shooting is a test of accuracy and control, in which competitors use pistols or rifles to fire a series of shots at a stationary targe
Powerlifting is an individual sport. It has different categories for different age groups starting from 14 years. Weight training is a natural means of exercise for blind pesons, as it requires little start-up expenses and can be achieved at home or in a gymnasium.
Judo is a sport that demands a physical and strategic performance, testing the qualities of touch, balance and sensitivity.
Football has become the cultural phenomenon of the masses, generating emotions, both in those who practice it and in those who enjoy it as spectators. Visually imapired athletes are not indifferent to all this, and so have converted football into one of their most deeply rooted sporting options. Their adaptation of football is known as Football 5-a-side and played indoors.
Blind chess is played with almost the same rules as conventional chess. There are a few modifications made to the equipment though as mentioned below :
1. All the black squares are raised about 3-4 mm above the white squares. By feeling the squares, the player is able to determine whether the square is a black or a white one.