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-Objective:

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Score points by landing your ball in opponent's space without them catching it

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Throw​

  • Manipulative Receive​

    • Catch​

-Equipment List:

  • One bouncy foam tennis ball

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two players (per game) use markers to establish their court, perhaps one pace deep and two paces wide, with a middle "net" line.

-Instructions:

  • One player tosses the ball over the "net" so that it bounces in the opponent's space.

  • The receiver catches the ball after only one bounce and then tosses the ball back into their opponent's space.

  • Continue until one player is unable to catch the ball after one bounce, or the ball is thrown outside of the opponent's space--which scores a point.

  • Go again.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation:

    • Allow two bounces (makes it easier to succeed at defense)​

  • Questions for Understanding:​

    • What tactics increase success for the offense.​

    • What tactics increase success for the defense.