Sports Skills Teacher Resources
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Young scholars develop fitness levels and reinforce specific sports skills while integrating basic math.
Have you ever wondered why playing music can feel so motivational during a warmup or workout? This video will illustrate to your young athletes the many ways in which music can help to improve their athletic performance, from triggering emotion and enhancing mental imagery, to synchronous music that blends together with the movements of a sport.
Students choose a sport and identify a skill that is necessary to play the sport well. They, in groups, invent a game that allows for practice of that skill and teach it to the rest of the class using computer presentation software.
The first half of this presentation goes through the definitions of skills, and techniques. There are examples given of each definition. There are a couple of slides that break down the different skills into simple and complex, with examples. The second half of the presentation is questions for the class to answer making connections between skills and techniques in different sports. It provides some good materials for class discussions. You can add a little to this presentation to personalize it for your class.
Athletes have to be creative and tactical when participating in a sports activity. All games with opponents require thought, planning, and change of plans. There is an ebb and flow in all sports. There is an opponent in front of a player and the player has to be creative in how to out manuever the opponent to get to their goal. This requires tactics as well as creativity. This presentation takes a look at many of the components involved in the strategy participating in sports.
Students practice dribbling and passing skills. In this basketball skills lesson, students rotate through a series of winter-themed stations with a partner and practice dribbling while jumping low hurdles, dribbling around "snowmen" and passing a giant "snowball."
The standing long jump requires some good arm and leg movement to generate power to get the greatest height and distance. Take a look at these teaching cues to help teach your jumpers what to do with their arms and their legs for optimum performance.There are a couple of skill drills included.
Young lawyers put Goldilocks on trial as they develop an understanding of the legal system in the final lesson of this five-part series. After learning about key terms relating to litigation, students are assigned roles and reading through the included mock trial script as they try to determine if Goldilocks is guilty of showing bad manners.
Help your young athletes understand the importance of preparing their bodies for activity and preventing injury with this presentation on warming up! This is a general guide to a traditional workout warm-up, and reviews the major stages of a warm-up routine, from increasing your heart rate and stretching to practicing particular sport skills. Train your learners to properly prepare their bodies for an active life!
Students express a pattern as a mathematical relation or function. They calculate specific terms of arithmetic and geometric sequences.
Fast, furious, and fun! An action packed kickball game that keeps everyone moving; that's why it's called cardio kickball. This game can be played inside a gym or outside on a field.
Scientific names and the location of 95 muscles of the human body can be found on the three-dimensional animated man within this award-winning application. After identifying a muscle, delve into exercises that strengthen and stretch. Create a personalized workout that the animated muscle man will lead you through.
Students perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
Young scholars perform physical activities to test their fitness. In this fitness lesson, students do circuit activities to test physical fitness. Young scholars do warm up activities, then are introduced to the station activities. Students are shown the correct way to do the activities before starting. Young scholars rate their performance by color.
Young scholars participate in different physical skills that celebrate Red Ribbon Week. In this Red Ribbon Week instructional activity, students are divided into groups and participate in various learning stations which include jump rope, skipping, and basketball. Each station has a message which coincides with Red Ribbon Week.
Students research the importance of jump ropes in sports. Students team up with a partner to time their jump roping and heart rates. Students preform various skills using the jump rope.
Students demonstrate throwing and tossing skills and shooting balls into a basket. Using garbage cans as baskets, in small groups they toss lightweight balls into the garbage cans that have been placed in each of the corners of the room.
Present the exciting career of an exercise physiologist to your teens with a PowerPoint. The slide show explains what this professional does, the education required, the job atmosphere, salary range, and prospects. Finally, viewers will participate in an activity with a partner so that they can experience what an exercise physiologist might do at work. Links to other resources are provided.
Get those boys dancing! Here's a dance activity that is choreographed around the use of a basketball. Teach them this line dance and see how they do. Watch the provided video yourself, or better yet, use the video to teach this dance. You could also have the class make suggestions to change up the dance or perhaps let them choreograph a dance with a partner using the basketball. Hopefully, this will help increase participation from more of the boys in your class.
Students identify and assess risks encountered on a daily basis. They examine their behavior and apply science process skills and higher order thinking skills in reducing or managing risks. They define the terms: risk, benefit, hazard, and probability.