One Pass and Out; Two Passes and In (Basketball...)

  • One basketball

  • One basketball court

-Equipment Link:

One Pass and Out; Two Passes and In (Basketball...)

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-Fundamental Movement Skills:

-Equipment List:

To score more points than your opponents

  • Locomotor

    • Run

  • Manipulative Sent

    • Throw

  • Manipulative Receive

    • Catch

  • Manipulative Retain

    • Dribble

-Setting Up:

  • Divide players into two teams of 5-7 players each

  • For seven players, five players are on the court and two are on the sides (the two must know who is going on next).

  • Start with a regular jump ball at centre to begin the game.


  • Once the jump ball is made the jumper who won the jump goes off the court and the outside player comes in.

  • When the next player passes (or shots the ball--either successfully or unsuccessfully) that player leaves the playing area and the next outside player comes on.

  • Players on the sides of the playing area and move up and down the court to enter at a strategically helpful spot.

  • Players are constantly leaving and entering the court.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variations

    • This game could be played with most invasion games.​

  • Questions for Understanding:

    • What are some of the best strategies for the player about to move onto the court?

    • 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:

     (905) 923-0938

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