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Slalom Race

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-Objective:

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This is a race to see which team can have each of their players complete the obstacle course and all sit in the starting position the quickest.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Push

-Equipment List:

  • Two scooters per team of 2-3 players

  • Two toilet plungers per team

  • Three poly spots per team

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Establish a start line and place on poly spot there

  • Place the next poly spot one step further and the last poly spot one step further. Do the same for all the teams.

  • Teams of 2-3 players line up behind the start line with the first player sitting on the two scooters and holding the two toilet plungers.

-Instructions:

  • Explain to the competitors that this is a race to see which team can have each of their players complete the obstacle course and all sit in the starting position the quickest.

  • The first skier in line sits on 2 scooters and advances through the short obstacle course by pushing himself forward using the 2 toilet plungers.

  • He advances around the 2 pylons on the way there and back.

  • When he crosses the start line, the next skier seats herself on the scooters and pushes herself around the course.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Teaching Tips

    • The toilet plungers sometimes will get stuck, which makes it difficult to advance quickly. Because moving quickly is difficult do not make the course too long (5 yards (meters) is probably plenty).