Demonstrate agility and running during Coffee Grinder Square while following the instructions given by the leader.
Participate in Parachute Fitness to music during the fitness section of class to improve agility, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and aerobic endurance.
Demonstrate spiking and dinking during the lesson focus using form demonstrated by the instructor.
Demonstrate cooperative and volleyball skills by playing Keep it Afloat during the closing portion of class.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Coffee Grinder Square
Students start at one corner of the square, extend the right arm to support the body weight, perform the coffee grinder by having the feet walk 360 degrees around the arm. When a circle is completed, students run to the next corner and reverse arms and do the same motion.
Bring students together in a scattered formation. Use management game to create four groups. Have one group go to each corner. Use beanbags to mark corners.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
1. Jog in a circle with chute held in left hand. Reverse. 2. Standing, raise the chute overhead, lower to waist. 3. Slide to the right; return slide to the left. 4. Sit and perform Abdominal Challenges – 30 sec. 5. Skip. 6. Freeze; face the center and stretch the chute tightly with bent arms. Hold for 8- 12 seconds. Repeat 5 X. 7. Run in place; hold the chute at waist level. 8. Sit with legs under the chute. Do a seat walk toward the center. Return to the perimeter. Repeat. 9. Place chute on the ground. Jog away from the chute and return on signal. Repeat. 10. On side, perform side leg flex (lift chute with legs). 11. Lie on back with legs under the chute. Shake the chute with the feet. 12. Hop to the center of the chute and return. Repeat. 13. Assume the push-up position with the legs aligned away from the center of the chute. Shake the chute with one arm while the other arm supports the body. 14. Sit with feet under the chute. Stretch by touching the toes with the chute. Relax with other stretches while sitting. 15. Perform parachute stunts like the Dome or Mushroom to end.
Evenly space students around the parachute.
Use different grips to add variation to the activities.
Encourage students to cooperative work together on parachute moves . Use music to motivate students.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Station #1: Spiking
Approach without using the ball. Repeat 5 times.
Approach, spike ball out of partner’s hand. Partner stands on ladder or jumping box. Repeat 5 – 10 times. Rotate positions.
Station #2 Toss, approach, catch
Person at net tosses up ball as if a set. Partner approaches and catches ball in the air. Repeat 3 times, and then change roles. Repeat.
Station #3 Spiking: Each group has a tosser, a hitter and two retrievers. The hitter approaches and hits the ball, trying to keep the ball inside the court. Rotate. Repeat until each hits 5 – 10 times.
Same activity as Station 3 but execute a dink instead of a spike.
Use management technique to create partners.
Assign groups to area in Gym. Combine 2 sets of partners to create groups of 4 when rotate or begin at this station. Assign students to a court.
Use the same groups as in Station 4.
Closing Activity (5 Minutes)
Keep it Afloat
A group must keep the ball up in the air or against a wall for a specified amount of time. The group can be in a circle or arranged single file for the wall drill. Passes, sets, or both can be used.
Work in groups of 5-7 students.
For early success, use beachballs and then progress to volleyballs.
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Huddled around teacher. Any questions? Ask students questions about spiking.
How many steps are in the approach?
What was the hardest part of spiking a ball? The easiest?