Centipede

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-Objective:

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For back player to run to the front of the line each time.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Run

-Equipment List:

  • Any object to pass.

  • Four cones to mark corners.

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Set up four cones to mark running area--at least around a volleyball court size if possible.

  • Players line up immediately behind each other.

  • The front player is given an object to pass.

-Instructions:

  • On the signal to begin, the line of players follows the lead jogger--important not to go too fast or the back player will have difficulty passing the line.

  • The front player gives the object to the next player in line... Passing an object will help keep the line closer together.

  • When the back player receives the object, that player runs to the line.

  • Once the back player is at the front of the line, that player passes the object to the next player in line....

  • Go for a certain time limit, or a set number of laps.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

    • What happens if the line runs to fast?​

    • How do you think it feels for a player who has difficulty getting to the front of the line?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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