Demonstrate agility and cooperation during the Running Weave Drill using movements demonstrated by the instructor.
Participate in an Continuity Exercises to improve fitness.
Demonstrate the forehand volley stroke using task sheets and form demonstrated by the instructor.
Demonstrate cooperative skills and focus while playing Frisbee Toss using rules explained by the instructor.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Students are in ready position and performing a quick shuffle step in place. They shuffle left, right, forward, backward, over, and around obstacles on signal by the teacher’s hand motion.
Scattered formation in front of teacher.
Mark area with cones.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Rope jumping—forward 25 seconds Double Crab Kick 30 seconds Rope jumping—backward 25 seconds Knee Touch Curl-Up 30 seconds Jump and turn body 25 seconds Push-Ups 30 seconds Rocker Step 25 seconds Bend and Twist 30 seconds Swing -Step forward 25 seconds Side Flex 30 seconds Free jumping 25 seconds
Relax and stretch for a short time.
Make a tape with music segments (25 seconds) alternated with silence segments (30 seconds). When the music is playing, students jump rope; when silence occurs, students do a flexibility and strength development exercise.
Exercises can be done in two-count fashion. Exercises are done when the leader says “Ready.” The class answers “One-two” and performs a repetition.
Allow students to adjust the workload to their level. This implies resting if the rope jumping is too strenuous.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Forehand Stroke Review
Hand out Tennis Reciprocal Task Sheet #1 defining the Forehand Stroke
Explain Task Sheets.
Pairs who complete the task sheets can turn materials in and rally using the Ready Position and Forehand Stroke.
Using the elbow-to-elbow technique to create pairs of students.
Have one person kneel. The person standing should pick up a clipboard with pencil and task sheets. The person kneeling should pick up a racquet and two tennis balls and return to partner. Assign students to courts to work on Task Sheets.