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Ricochet Ball

  • One Ricochet Ball

  • Two Ricochet Rally Shields

  • Two Goals


-Equipment Link:

Ricochet Ball

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-Fundamental Movement Skills:

-Equipment List:

  • Score more points than the opposing team by catching balls from their team's ricochet rally ball.

  • Locomotor

  • Dodge

  • Run 

  • Manipulative Send

  • Throw

  • Manipulative Receive

  • Block 

  • Catch

-Setting Up:

  • Use a basketball court

  • Each team begins on their half of the court

  • One player from each team stands in the basketball crease in the other half of the court. This player holds one Ricochet Rally Shield

  • One goalie from each team stands on the goal line between the goal posts--no other players may enter the crease


  • 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 pass the ball to each other in efforts to move the ball closer to their ricochet rally player.

  • Players score by throwing the ball, at their player holding the ricochet rally shield, who attempts to ricochet the ball into the goal.

  • When the ball lands on the floor (not including the ricochet on the goal) or is intercepted or after a point is scored, the other team gets possession of the ball.

-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?

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