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Ace Chase Four Square

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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

  • Four paddles

  • One ball

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Using floor tape create a four-square 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 square.

  • The four players each stand in a triangle, each holding a paddle.

  • One player also 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 squares.

  • The ball must bounce in a square before the player, whose square it is, returns it an upward motion to one of the other squares.

  • If a player hits another player’s poly spot, play stops, and the player whose poly spot was hit goes to the number 4 square and other players move forward if there is an open square.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

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

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