Long Catch in Cloth

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-Objective:

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To catch a ball in a cloth and get as far away from partner as possible.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

  • Throw

  • Manipulative Receive

  • Catch

-Equipment List:

  • One hand towel per player.

  • One ball per player--perhaps a tennis ball.

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two players face each other three paces apart

  • Each player holds a hand towel

  • One of the players holds a tennis ball in their towel

-Instructions:

  • Players toss (in Covid times have players flip the ball by pulling either end of the hand towel) a ball to their partner.

  • If the pass is successfully caught have each player take a step back.

  • If the pass is not successfully caught have each player take a step forward.

  • Continue for a set time and see which pair of players has moved the furthest apart.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • What is the most effective way of tossing a ball so it is successfully caught?

  • What is the most effective way of catching a ball so it is successfully caught?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

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     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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