Demonstrate the pitch shot with the safety rules in mind as directed by the instructor.
The student will participate actively and with cooperation in the Musical Hoops closing activity.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1 – 5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Mirror Activity in Place
Each student faces a partner. One person is the leader and makes a quick movement with the hands, head, legs, or body. The partner tries to be a mirror and perform the exact same movement. The leader must pause briefly between movements. Leader and partner exchange places after 30 seconds.
Use a management game to make pairs. Identify first leader/follower. Signal time for leader and follower to change roles after approximately 30-40 seconds.
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.
Jumping jacks are also called side straddle hop in the military.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Pitch Shot using Reciprocal Task Sheets #12 and #13
Review the Pitch Shot
Discuss safety rules and hand out Task Sheets #12 and #13 that follow this lesson.
Collect Task Sheets upon completion of activity.
Divide the class in half. Assign group 1 to begin with Task Sheet #12 and group 2 to start with Task Sheet #13.
Direct students to take 9 and 7 irons, 10 balls, Task Sheets #12 and #13, and a clipboard to their assigned area.
Most major championships courses have a par of 70 or 71.
Hoops, one fewer than the number of students, placed on the floor. Players are given a locomotor movement to do around the hoops while the music is played. When the music stops, students step inside an empty hoop. Only one student per hoop is allowed. Repeat with another locomotor movement. Examples are slide, gallop, run, skip, leap, and carioca.
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
What muscles were used today?
What did the military call Jumping Jacks?
Were you successful during Pitch and Run Activities? What activities need more practice?
What is the par on most championship golf courses?
From where was musical hoops derived?
Give me a par, par, par; Give me a birdie, birdie, birdie; Give me an Eagle, Eagle, Eagle; Give me an H, O, L, E, (2 times)