Participate in the Rhythmic Aerobic Activities to improve agility, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardiovascular endurance.
Complete a partner skills test during the class period and earn a passing grade.
Participate in the badminton tournament in class following set badminton rules and cooperating with classmates in a positive manner.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Eliminate today to allow extra time for skill tests.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Parachute Rhythmic Aerobic Activities
Jump to the center of the parachute.
Hop backward and tighten the chute.
Slowly lift the parachute overhead.
Slowly lower the parachute to the toes.
Quickly lift the parachute overhead.
Quickly lower the parachute to the toes.
Repeat steps 5 through 8.
Run clockwise with the parachute held overhead.
Run backward with the parachute held at waist level.
Make a dome.
Repeat steps 10 through 12.
Finish with a parachute lift and release.
Use music intervals to signal locomotor movements while holding the chute at different levels. When the music is on give directions such as, “hold the chute and slide to your right.”
When the music stops, perform parachute lifts, making mushrooms, and doing push-ups and sit-ups while holding the chute.
Try making a full turn while jogging and holding the chute. This will involve changing the hand holding the chute while turning. Practice in place before doing it on the move.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Partner Skills Test
Use Whistle Mixer and create groups of 3.
Explain Skills Test Task Sheets.
The first World Badminton Championships, including singles events were held in 1977. Over the next decade the sport was dominated by Asians, most notably China’s top women Li Lingwei and Han Aiping. Morten Frost of Denmark was one exception, winning over 70 international titles during the 1980s.