Pass Around

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To most quickly pass the ball 30 times in both directions.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Give​

-Equipment List:

  • One basketball per two players

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two players sit tall on the floor back-to-back, legs flat on the floor, one player holding a basketball


  • At the signal to start the player with the ball passes the ball to the right to her partner.

  • He then passes the ball to the right back to her completing 1 pass each.

  • The ball continues to be passed in a circle 25 times (both players audibly count their passes).

  • When both players have completed their 25th pass they change direction and pass the ball to the left 25 times.

  • The group who completes the 50 passes the quickest is the winner.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Safety considerations:

    • Players should turn from the waist. If this game hurts players should stop doing it.

  • Variations:

    • Standing Pass Around: Same as Pass Around except players stand back-to-back.

    • Up-and-down Pass Around: Same as Pass Around except players alternate 5 passes standing up and then 5 passes sitting down, then 5 passes standing up....

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     (905) 923-0938

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