Circus Catches

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To try to catch the ball in as many different ways as possible

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Receive

  • Catch

-Equipment List:

  • One stability ball per pair of players

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two players face each other about two to four paces apart.

  • One player holds a stability ball.


  • When the two players are ready have them toss the ball to each other and discover how many different ways they can catch the ball.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • What kinds of catches are more difficult than others? Why?

  • How does distance of throw affect the challenge? Why?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

 (905) 923-0938

212 Stonehenge Drive, Unit 50

Ancaster, Ontario

L9K 1N4


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