Participate in the Hoops Circle Pass during the Introductory Activity demonstrating cooperation and agility.
Participate in Astronaut Drills to improve cardiovascular fitness.
Demonstrate offensive and defensive skills using form demonstrated by the instructor.
Participate in the Three-Seconds, No Steps game demonstrating Lacrosse skills and rules described by the instructor.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1 – 5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Hoops Circle Pass
Divide class into groups of 6 – 8 students in a circle formation and holding hands.
Start a Hula hoop between two students with connected hands. Pass hoop around the circle without letting go of the hands.
Students work together to help others climb through the hoop efficiently.
Groups race each other to get their hoop back to the starting point.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Students begin with brisk walking. On signal, teacher/student leader direct the class in exercises. Signal students to continue brisk walking/jogging. Again, alternate given exercises with brisk locomotor activities (crab walks, push-ups, curl-ups, partner strength exercises, bear walk, etc.)
Drills are continuous movement activities that combine exercises with walking and jogging.
Select student leaders to direct given exercises on signal.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Offense and Defense Demonstrate offense and defensive actions Discuss need and place for offensive and defensive moves
Relay Drill Offense/Defense Students are opposite of each other approximately 20’ apart. Each set of two runs towards each other. One has possession of the ball. The ball is passed to the partner on the run and they each return to the opposite starting position. Repeat with the new person beginning with the ball and passing to the other on the run as they approach each other. Repeat several times.
Review for Written Exam
Create groups of 3 players and form a circle with a 20-yard radius. Two offensive players try to keep the ball away from the defensive player while remaining in the circle.
Use Back-to-Back to create pairs
Closing Activity (5 Minutes)
Three-Seconds, No Steps Lacrosse
Define field into several small playing fields. Use cones to mark field and goals.
Have players take the field in positions.
Players cannot take steps with the ball.
Ball may not be held longer than 3 seconds. Give to other team if held longer than 3 seconds.
Encourage rapid but controlled passing.
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
What is the difference between the men’s and the women’s lacrosse sticks? What element of fitness will be improved while running? Name two rules of Lacrosse. Describe the rules of Three-Seconds, No Steps.