Dragon Tail Dunk

  • One dragon tail per player—different colour per team

  • One ball (or disc)

  • Two baskets

-Equipment Link:

Dragon Tail Dunk

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-Objective:

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

-Equipment List:

  • Score points by dunking a ball into without losing your dragon tail.

  • Locomotor

    • Dodge

    • Run 

  • Manipulative Send

    • Throw​

  • Manipulative Receive​

    • Block 

    • Catch​

-Setting Up:

  • Use a volleyball court (or play outdoors on soccer field)—there needs to be a centre line to divide the teams into two zones.

  • Place a basket in the middle of the two zones.

  • Each team begins on their half of the court

-Instructions:

  • Give the ball to a player from one of the two teams.

  • Players with the ball can only pivot and cannot otherwise travel while holding the ball; players can use one step to dunk ball.

  • Players pass the ball to each other in efforts to move the ball closer to their end zone.

  • Players score by dunking the ball into the basket.

  • When the ball lands on the floor or is intercepted or after a point is scored or if a ball carrier’s tail is removed, the other team gets possession of the ball.

  • When any player crosses the centre line their flag can be pulled. When flags are pulled those players must return to their half of the court and reattach their flags.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

    • What are some of the best strategies to score points?​

    • What are some of the best strategies to prevent the other team from scoring points?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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