Participate in Triangle Tag demonstrating agility, speed and cooperative skills during the Introductory Activity.
Participate in Mini Challenge Course Fitness demonstrating agility, speed, strength, and flexibility using form demonstrated by the instructor.
Demonstrate forehand, backhand, lobbing, smashing, and serving skills while playing Pickleball following the rules of the game listed on the handout.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Form a triangle by holding hands. One person puts flag in pocket. Person with flag is leader. Group tries to keep leader from getting flags pulled. When flag is pulled, leader becomes tagger and tagger becomes leader.
Use whistle mixer, make groups of 3
Choose 3 people to be the taggers
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Mini Challenge Course
Start lying face down
Run around 2 chairs.
Run and hurdle over 3 benches.
High jump over bar.
Crab walk the length of the mat feet first.
Agility run around 3 chairs.
Forward roll the length of the mats.
Vault over a jumping box.
Set up course with space between stations. Students do each station and then jog, skip, or run to the next station.
Music makes the challenge course more enjoyable.
Lesson Focus and Closing Activity Combined (20-25 Minutes)
Give students the lesson focus and game time to play Pickleball. Offer feedback and rule discussions.
Play games to 5 and start over so teams get multiple opportunities to compete with a chance to be competitive.
Use Whistle Mixer to create groups of 4.
Change teams quickly 2-3 times so students get to play against different peers.