Drill: Ball Tag
Equipment needed: 1 wavemaster top/2 dodgeballs per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice ROLLING by demonstrating their ability to use their hand-eye coordination to be able to chase their partner around a pad while rolling a ball.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student gets tagged, they have three jumping jacks.
SPEED OF PROCESSING – The student must be able to roll a ball fast around a pad without losing it, and tag the other person. This works on their ability to perform a task quickly and accurately.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
The students will have a seat with the instructor.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The 1st two people in the line will stand up and stand on either side of the pad.
  • Each student will have a ball that they must keep on the ground during the entire time.
  • When the instructor says “GO” both students will start to chase each other around the wavemaster.
  • They will have 10 seconds to try and tag their partner, if they lose the ball they will have to get it the come back to their spot.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your eyes on the ball as you move.
  • Go fast so that you can tag your partner.
  • Try no to let go of the dodgeball.
Step 5
  • Continue until each person has 2-3 turns.
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