Kick the Can

  • One pinnie per IT

  • One half-length pool noodle per IT

  • One can (or half cone)

-Equipment Link:

Kick the Can

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-Objective:

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

-Equipment List:

Offensive players attempt to kick a can without being tagged.

  • Locomotor

  • Dodge

  • Run 

-Setting Up:

  • Offensive players stand along one wall

  • Three defensive players stand outside the middle basketball circle, each holding a pool noodle

  • The can or pylon is placed in the middle of the circle

-Instructions:

  • On the leader's signal to begin, the offensive players attempt to kick the can or pylon without getting tagged by an offensive player

  • If an offensive player gets tagged they return to the beginning line and perform an activity before resuming play again.

  • The defensive players attempt to tag the offensive players to temporaily remove them as a challenge to kick the can.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation

  • Have two teams compete on different courts and determine which team kicks the can the earliest.

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • Offensively what are some effective strategies to get to the can?

  • Defensively what are some effective strategies to prevent players from kicking the can?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

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     JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

     (905) 923-0938

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