Demonstrate proper lob serve form as demonstrated by the instructor.
Participate in Continuity Exercises to improve fitness level as demonstrated by the instructor.
Understand when dead ball hinders are called.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1 – 5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
On signal, the students move away from the instructor using a designated movement such as a jump, run, hop, slide, carioca, or walk. On the second signal, students sprint back to the instructor’s position where the activity originated. The cycle is repeated with different movements. As a variation students can perform 1 or 2 stretching activities when they return to the teacher.
Scattered formation near teacher/leader.
If desired, use music intervals, i.e., music signals moving away from instructor and silence signals moving back to teacher.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
These exercises are a type of interval training. Create intervals with 30 – 35 seconds of music and 20 seconds of silence. During the music, the students jump rope.
During each silence interval instruct the students to do a different exercise i.e. push-ups; curl ups; reverse push-ups; side leg lifts on each side; coffee grinder, arm circling, crab walks forward and backward, etc.
When the music resumes, the students jump rope again
Direct students to pick up a rope and move to their own space.
1 Individual jump rope per student
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Dead-Ball Hinders Demonstrate the different types. Serve: Lob Demonstrate the following: • Position in service zone from which serve is delivered. • Stroke action when delivering (hitting) the serve. • Flight patterns of the ball during the serve. • Follow through action after stroking the serve. • Movement pattern to center court position after served ball crosses Short Line. Review Serving Practice
Scattered in safe location on court for demonstration.
Serving, receiving/returning the served ball. Fault Serves and Out Serves.
Direct four students to go to each court and follow the instructions on the task sheets.
Closing Activity (5 Minutes)
Over and Under Ball Relay
Players take a straddle position in lane formation. The first player hands the ball overhead with both hands to the player behind, who in turn hands the ball between their legs to the next player. The ball goes over and under down the line.
When the ball gets to the last person in the squad formation, they run to the front of their team and start the over and under action until every team member has had a turn at the front of the formation.
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Review elements of the back corner return shot. What form of fitness training helps to improve strength and agility?