Pull flags only during the introductory activity as directed by the instructor.
Increase pitch shot with each attempt as demonstrated by the instructor.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1 – 5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Flag Grab and Chase
One team wears flags positioned in the back of the belt. On signal, the chase team captures as many flags as possible within a designated amount of time. The captured flags are counted. The teams switch positions and the team that captures the most flags wins.
Scatter formation inside large boundary area.
Split class into using a management game such as back-to-back; toe-to-toe; or elbow-to-elbow to make two groups by then directing one in the group to put hand on hips. Then separate the two groups into teams.
Direct one team to pick up belts with flags attached.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Rhythmic Aerobic Exercise to Music
Standing Hip Bend / 40 seconds
Trunk Twist / 30 seconds
Slides each direction / 30 seconds
Skip around cones / 30 seconds
Jumping Jacks / 30 seconds
Triceps Push-Ups / 30 seconds
Curl-Ups / 30 seconds
Knee Touch Curl-Ups / 30 seconds
Push-Ups / 30 seconds
Gallop around cones / 30 seconds
Jump Rope / 1 minutes
Lower Leg Stretch / 30 seconds
Balance Beam Stretch / 30 seconds
Rocking Chair / 30 seconds
Carioca around cones / 1 minutes
Jog in place and cool down with stretching
Scatter formation within a coned area in the teaching area.
Use exercises students already know. Those offered here are examples that you can use.
Making signs that show the order of activities will make it easier for student to make a quick transition to the next exercise or activity.
Find music that is up tempo. Most people find a tempo of 130 to 150 beats per minute appropriate.
One of the muscle groups that push-ups work are triceps brachii.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Pitching Practice using Task Sheet #17
Task Sheet 17
Rules and Etiquette using Task Sheets #18, 19, & 20
Discuss water hazards and unplayable lies on the task sheets.
One half of the class to the pitching practice and the other half does the etiquette task sheets. Explain Task Sheets 18-20
Assign one group to the Pitching Practice area. Direct them to take a clipboard with pencil, 2 copies of Pitching Task Sheet 17, a 7 iron, and 10 balls.
The other group picks up a clipboard for each person with a pencil and Task Sheets 18 – 20.
After half of the lesson focus time has expired, rotate groups.
Leave enough time to have an etiquette discussion.
In 2005, there were nearly 32,000 golf courses in the world.
Throw disc back and forth. Throws must be catchable.
1 point = 1 hand catch
2 points = 2 hand catch
Create partners using “elbow-to-elbow” technique.
Have 1 person kneel. The standing partner gets a Frisbee from perimeter of area and brings to partner.
Player must get 21 points to win and win by 2 points.
A game that combines golf and Frisbee is “disc golf.”
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Review rules and etiquette of golf. What muscles were used during fitness? What are elements of the Pitch Shot that you practiced? About how many golf courses are there in the world? What game combines Frisbee and golf?