Sports Skills Teacher Resources
This collection of sports skills resources will have students throwing farther and catching better in no time.
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New Review Special Olympics Volleyball Coaching Guide: Teaching Volleyball Skills
From warm-up routines and stretches to skill progressions and passing drills, this is an absolute must-have resource for coaches teaching volleyball to a group of learners with diverse needs and skills.
4 mins 6th - 12th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 5: In the Courtroom: Understanding the Players and the Action
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, young scholars are assigned roles and reading through the included mock trial script as they try to determine if Goldilocks is guilty of showing bad manners.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Can Music Improve Athletic Performance?
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.
2 mins 5th - 12th Social Studies & History
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.
9th - 12th Science
Creativity and Tactics
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.
4th - 10th Physical Education
Jumping - Intermediate
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.
2nd - 6th Physical Education
FACS: Exercise Physiologist
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.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
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.
4th - 10th Physical Education
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.
5th - 10th Physical Education
100th Day of School
Young scholars participate in various motor skill activities while counting to 100. These activities are designed to go with the 100th day of school. They will complete various tasks such as jumping rope, tossing, running, and catching while counting verbally to 100.
K - 2nd Math
Here's a game where players use a variety of ball handling skills. The players may not run when in possessioln of the ball, so it's like a big game of keep away. But there are goals, rather baskets, one in each corner of the gym. So the object here is to move around by passing the ball to teammates to get into scoring position and shoot a basket.
6th - 8th Physical Education
Non Fiction Posters
A set of very useful posters (in PDF) describing different types of non-fiction texts is here for you. While there isn't an activity, per se, in these worksheets, they could be used as a handy reference for learners who are engaging in non-fiction texts.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Primary Fitness Skills
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.
4th - 5th Health