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Ace Chase

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-Objective:

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Be the first team to score 11 points hitting ball with paddles

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Strike

  • Manipulative Receive​

    • Block​

-Equipment List:

  • Tape

  • Six paddles

  • One ball

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Using floor tape, create a hegagon as shown on the diagram—the cross pieces are about 8-9 steps long.

  • Place a poly spot near the back and in the middle of each triangle.

  • Six player each stand in a triangle, each holding a paddle (three players are on one team and three players stand opposite on the other team).

  • One player holds a ball

-Instructions:

  • The player with the ball bounces the ball off the floor and hits the ball up into one of the opposing triangles.

  • The ball must bounce in a triangle before the player, whose triangle it is, returns it an upward motion to the opposition side; or to a teammate (as each team is permitted three hits before it must be returned).

  • One point is scored if a team is:

    • Unnable to return it to the opponents side.

    • The wrong player plays the ball

    • A ball is hit out-of-bounds.

  • Three points are scored if the ball hits one of the poly spots.

  • Play to 21.

Variation:

  • A couple extra players can stand outside the hexagon and if a player makes a mistake they take their place.

  • The player with the ball bounces the ball off the floor and hits the ball up into one of the opposing triangles.

  • The ball must bounce in a triangle before the player, whose triangle it is, returns it an upward motion to the opposition side; or to a teammate (as each team is permitted three hits before it must be returned).

  • One point is scored if a team is:

  • Unable to return it to the opponents side.

  • The wrong player plays the ball

  • A ball is hit out-of-bounds.

  • Three points are scored if the ball hits one of the poly spots.

  • Play to 21.

Variation:

  • A couple extra players can stand outside the hexagon and if a player makes a mistake they take their place.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Offensively, what are the best tactics to make it difficult for the defense to return the ball?

  • Defensively, what are the best tactics to be able to receive the ball most effectively?