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Racquetball Block Plan

3 WEEK UNIT

This unit has been specifically designed to meet all five components of the SHAPE America National Standards for Physical Education.

Week #1

Week #1

Introductory Activity

Fitness

Lesson Focus

Closing Activity

Monday

Seat Roll and Jog

Fitness Scavenger Hunt

Ready Position Forehand Stroke

Entanglement

Tuesday

Hoops and Plyometrics

Racetrack Fitness

Court Orientation Forehand Stroke Drop Hit Ball Drill

Mass Stand Up

Wednesday

Over, Under and Around

Fitness Scavenger Hunt

Backhand Stroke Drop Hit Drill

Frisbee Keepaway

Thursday

New Leader

Racetrack Fitness

Half Lob Serve

Addition Tag

Friday

Running High Fives

Fitness Scavenger Hunt

Fault and Out Serves Back Wall Return

Frisbee 21

Week #2

Week #2

Introductory Activity

Fitness

Lesson Focus

Closing Activity

Monday

Rubber Band

Continuity Exercises

Dead Ball Hinders Serves

Over and Under Ball Relay

Tuesday

Spider Tag

Aerobic (Dance) Exercises

Back Corner Return Shot

Cageball Kickover

Wednesday

Rhythmic Running Variations

Continuity Exercises

Passing Shots

Addition Tag

Thursday

Jumping Jack Tag

Aerobic (Dance) Exercises

Power Drive and “2” Serves

Chain Tag

Friday

Mirror Drill in Place

Continuity Exercises

Shot Pinch

Cageball Target Throw

Week #3

Week #3

Introductory Activity

Fitness

Lesson Focus

Closing Activity

Monday

Bean Bag Touch and Go

Fitness Cookie Jar Exchange

Racquetball Record of Games Sheet

Modified Racquetball

Tuesday

Eliminate to allow time for games

Interval Training

Skills Testing

Play Racquetball

Wednesday

Eliminate to allow time for games

Fitness Cookie Jar Exchange

Written Exam

Play Racquetball

Thursday

Eliminate to allow time for Tournament

Interval Training

Round Robin Tournament

Round Robin Tournament

Friday

Eliminate to allow time for Tournament

Fitness Cookie Jar Exchange

Round Robin Tournament

Round Robin Tournament

Unit Objectives:

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate agility, creativity, and cooperation while participating in the Introductory Activities.
  2. Execute various locomotor movements called out by the instructor during the Rubber Band Introductory Activity.
  3. Demonstrate cooperation with a partner during the Entanglement Activity.
  4. Perform locomotor movements to a beat while following the movements of a leader during the Introductory Activity.
  5. Demonstrate rhythmic movement and coordination with others in Rhythmic Running activity.
  6. Demonstrate mirroring and cooperation skills while working with a partner.
  7. Demonstrate leg, upper body strength, and teamwork skills while playing Cageball Kickover.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions, remember movement patterns and simultaneously run, bend, and recover during the Introductory Activity.
  9. Participate in the Fitness Cookie Jar Exchange to improve all components of fitness.
  10. Participate in the Racetrack Fitness to improve fitness.
  11. Perform the Continuity Exercises as directed by the instructor to improve his fitness level.
  12. Participate in Interval Training to improve his overall fitness levels.
  13. Participate in Aerobic workouts to improve her endurance, strength, and flexibility.
  14. Demonstrate hoop-rolling ability while running.
  15. Demonstrate agility, creativity and cooperation during the Over, Under and Around activity.
  16. Participate in continuity exercises to improve fitness and demonstrate moving to a beat.
  17. Practice the ready position and the forehand stroke as demonstrated in class by the instructor.
  18. Practice the backhand stroke using form demonstrated by the instructor.
  19. Practice half-lob served using form demonstrated by the instructor in class.
  20. Practice the fault and out serves using form demonstrated by the instructor.
  21. Practice the back-wall return shot using form demonstrated by the instructor.
  22. Practice the Power and “2” Serves using form demonstrated by the instructor.
  23. Demonstrate the Pinch Shots using the Drop Hit Ball Drill demonstrated by the instructor.
  24. Complete the Written Exam on Racquetball scoring 70% or better.
  25. Cooperate with other students while participating in the Mass Stand Up Game.
  26. Demonstrate cooperation and agility during the game “Entanglement.”
  27. Demonstrate agility, cooperation, and speed and dodging during the Addition Tag Game.
  28. Demonstrate Frisbee throwing and catching skills during the Frisbee 21 Game.
  29. Demonstrate skills learned in class during the Skills Test to the satisfaction of the instructor.
  30. Play singles games up to 5 points using skills demonstrated in class.
  31. Play racquetball demonstrating the rules and skills taught by the instructor.

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