Don't Dodgeball

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-Objective:

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Do not let the ball land on the floor on your side. Team with the least floor touches in set time is the winner.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Receive

  • Catch

  • Manipuolative Send

  • Strike

  • Throw

-Equipment List:

  • One volleyball net per game.

  • Two volleyballs.

  • One or two parachutes to cover the net.

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-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two teams of five to nine players line up on either side of a volleyball court with parachutes draped over the net blocking vision to either side of the court.

  • Eacy team is given one ball.

-Instructions:

  • Players toss, or strike in an upwared direction, a volleyball so that it goes over the net into the other team's court.

  • At the same time teams attempt to catch any balls traveling into their court.

  • If a ball is not caught but lands on the ground in the court the other team scores a point.

  • After a set time, the team with the fewest points is the winner.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • Are there ways that will increase success in scoring points in this game?

  • Are there ways that will reduce the ball landing on the ground on your side of the court?