Sports Skills Teacher Resources

This collection of sports skills resources will have students throwing farther and catching better in no time.
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series, designed to address the CASEL competencies, focuses on helping middle schoolers understand what can happen when the body doesn’t function properly. The 18 lessons cover three...
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Train at School

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Keep your mind and body fit with a fun activity about the five food groups. After going over the functions of fruit, vegetables, grains, meats and beans, and dairy, as well as oils and fats, learners participate in a bean bag toss to...
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Does Height Matter in Sports?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are all gymnasts short and all basketball players tall? The comparison of strength and height does benefit some sports. A sporty video as part of a larger series on physics introduces allometry and the application to sports and medicine. 
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Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
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Sports Safety: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What to do and what not to do when training and playing sports. That is the focus of two activities designed for teens. In the first activity, individuals read research about factors that contribute to safe sport participation and share...
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Cone Passing

For Students 6th - 12th
Accompany your volleyball lesson with a presentation of the cone passing drill using this brief video demonstration provided by a 14-and-under beach volleyball team. The Canadian team models active foot work and passing skills on one...
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Diamond Passing

For Students 6th - 12th
Expand your volleyball lessons using this video of a 14-and-under volleyball team modeling the diamond passing drill. One player volleys the ball over the net to two other players, who then pass it to each other, and back over the net. 
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Short Court

For Students 6th - 12th
Enhance your volleyball lessons with this video modeling a short court drill by a beach volleyball 14-and-under team in which two pairs stand in the right- and left-center positions and volley to their partner over the volleyball net. 
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Simple Setting Reps

For Students 6th - 12th
Upgrade your volleyball lessons using this video showcasing a 14-and-under volleyball team from Canada. The team demonstrates the "simple setting reps" drill where four players stand on one side of the net as another player passes the...
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Serve Around the World

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your volleyball lessons a boost with the Serve Around the World practice drill. Watch this video to observe a demonstration brought to you by a Canadian 14-and-under team where four players stand on one side of the net, and serve...
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Beach Tennis

For Students 6th - 12th
Enhance your volleyball lessons with a new drill called, "Beach Tennis". Like a game of tennis, doubles take the court, volley the ball back-and-forth until one side misses and a point is earned. 
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Game Plan

For Students 6th - 12th
Communication is important; especially when you're preparing for a big volleyball match. Here, observe the communication process between a coach and his team members as they discuss the next play. 
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Shot Practice

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your volleyball lessons a boost with this "Shot Practice" video. Here, you will get insight as to how the practice drill is executed with four players standing on one side of the net, shooting the ball to the other side, and...
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Beach Scramble

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost a volleyball lesson with a video showcasing the passing and setting skills. Here, observe a quick game of two on two where a fifth player, or coach, throws the ball into play, and players practice setting the ball for their...
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Dig and Chase

For Students 6th - 12th
Watch a volleyball team as they practice digging and chasing; two pairs of players are served the ball from a coach or teammate, and take turns volleying it ultimately over the net. 
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Two Person Digging Reps

For Students 6th - 12th
Don't let the ball hit the ground! Here, watch as two sets of players volley back and forth, making sure to get every pass before it hits the ground. 
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Peel Reps

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your volleyball lessons or practice a boost with a video showcasing peel repetition. Observe as a coach, or assistant, sets the ball for the players to peel in defense. 
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Pass and Attack

For Students 6th - 12th
Use the pass and attack drill in your next volleyball lesson! But first, watch the video, which demonstrates how volleyball players perform the practice activity. 
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Chase the Line

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your volleyball lessons a boost with a skills practice drill. View the video to learn how to follow the imaginary line at the back of the court to get those far hitting balls. 
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Listen to your Partner

For Students 6th - 12th
Listening to your partner is an important life skill, both on and off the volleyball court. During your next volleyball lesson, watch how one team practices the skill; demonstrated by rotating two pairs passing the ball back and forth,...
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Best of 3

For Students 6th - 12th
Enhance your volleyball lessons with a brief video that demonstrates the practice drill, in which two pairs go head-to-head to score the most points within three sets. 
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Volleyball Unit

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Bump, set, and serve a load of volleyball skills to your young athletes. Packed with volleyball terms, rules, and drills, players learn the basics of volleyball. Take the game outside to the sand once players have perfected their...
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The Science of Distance Running

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't run from an informative resource. Individuals view a video in the ACS Reactions series that discusses the science of distance running. It explains how energy, oxygen, and water are necessary for running and describes the mechanics...