Partner Medicine Ball Pass

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-Objective:

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For players to complete a set number of passes or complete as many passes as they can within a set time limit.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative-Receive

  • Catch

  • Manipulative-Send

  • Throw

  • Non-locomotor

  • Balance

-Equipment List:

  • Per pair of players:

  • Two Bosu balls

  • One medicine ball

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Two players stand on their own Bosu ball, facing each other, and one player holds a medicine ball.

-Instructions:

  • On the signal to begin, the players begin tossing the ball back and forth to each other from the left side, then the rights side...

  • Players toss the desired number of times or the most times within the set time limit.

  • Have players switch sides to balance exercising both sides of the body.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variations:

  • Players can use other balls (basketballs, softballs…).

  • Players can do this on their own and use the wall to rebound the balls back to them.

  • Players can do this in pairs and use the wall to rebound the balls between them.

  • Players can adjust the distance between the Bosu balls—the closer the easiest, the furthest the most difficult. Variation:

  • Flip Bosu ball upside-down

  • Question for Understanding:

  • How can one best keep balance on the Bosu ball when tossing or catching a ball?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

 (905) 923-0938

212 Stonehenge Drive, Unit 50

Ancaster, Ontario

L9K 1N4

Canada

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