Sports Skills Teacher Resources

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Students 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.
Young scholars practice dribbling and passing skills. In this basketball skills lesson plan, 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."
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.
Students perform physical activities to test their fitness. In this fitness lesson, students do circuit activities to test physical fitness. Students do warm up activities, then are introduced to the station activities. Students are shown the correct way to do the activities before starting. Students rate their performance by color.
Students participate in different physical skills that celebrate Red Ribbon Week. In this Red Ribbon Week lesson plan, 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.
Students examine the body's major organ systems and how they function and influence each other. They examine how the human body moves when involved in sports.
Students are introduced to the sport of Pickle-Ball through a slideshow presentation by the teacher (attached). They conduct research on the Internet and design a simple newsletter on the sport of Pickle-Ball.
Students examine the importance of physical activities and use word parts to infer meaning to a story. They discuss agility, baseball, and ballet dancing, read an article, and observe a demonstration on breaking down words and examining word parts.