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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Footwork Doubles

For Students 6th - 12th
Accompany your volleyball's team practice or enhance a volleyball lesson's material with this video featuring a footwork drill.
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Shoulder Warm-up

For Students 6th - 12th
Accompany your volleyball lessons with this brief presentation highlighting a shoulder warm-up using pairs and one volleyball between them.
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4 Corner Star Drill

For Students 6th - 12th
Enhance practice or introduce a new drill to your volleyball team or physical education class by viewing this instructional video highlighting the 4 Corner Star drill.
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Skills and Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The first half of this presentation goes through the definitions of skills, and techniques. There are examples given of each definition. There are a couple of slides that break down the different skills into simple and complex, with...
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Creativity and Tactics

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Athletes have to be creative and tactical when participating in a sports activity. All games with opponents require thought, planning, and change of plans. There is an ebb and flow in all sports. There is an opponent in front of a player...
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Jumping - Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
The standing long jump requires some good arm and leg movement to generate power to get the greatest height and distance. Take a look at these teaching cues to help teach your jumpers what to do with their arms and their legs for optimum...
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Sports: Fitness Gadget Commercial

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Having the right equipment makes sports more enjoyable. An engaging project challenges pupils to write a commercial for wristwear, eyewear, headwear, or footwear using the Scratch block-based coding language. By completing the activity,...
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Math Circuit

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students develop fitness levels and reinforce specific sports skills while integrating basic math.
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Playing in the Snow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice dribbling and passing skills. In this basketball skills lesson, students rotate through a series of winter-themed stations with a partner and practice dribbling while jumping low hurdles, dribbling around "snowmen" and...
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Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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100th Day of School

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars participate in various motor skill activities while counting to 100. These activities are designed to go with the 100th day of school. They will complete various tasks such as jumping rope, tossing, running, and catching...
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Cardio Kickball

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Fast, furious, and fun! An action packed kickball game that keeps everyone moving; that's why it's called cardio kickball. This game can be played inside a gym or outside on a field.
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Corner Ball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here's a game where players use a variety of ball handling skills. The players may not run when in possessioln of the ball, so it's like a big game of keep away. But there are goals, rather baskets, one in each corner of the gym. So the...
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iMuscle

For Students 9th - 12th
Scientific names and the location of 95 muscles of the human body can be found on the three-dimensional animated man within this award-winning application. After identifying a muscle, delve into exercises that strengthen and stretch....
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Using Word Parts to Infer Meaning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils examine the importance of physical activities and use word parts to infer meaning to a story. They discuss agility, baseball, and ballet dancing, read an article, and observe a demonstration on breaking down words and examining...
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Soccer Dribbling Individual and Partner

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice dribbling in the sport of soccer. For this soccer dribbling lesson plan, students practice this skill individually and with a partner.
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Place Value Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase their cardiovascular endurance through movement. At the same time, they learn place value of numbers to the millionths place.
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FACS: Exercise Physiologist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Present the exciting career of an exercise physiologist to your teens with a PowerPoint. The slide show explains what this professional does, the education required, the job atmosphere, salary range, and prospects. Finally, viewers will...
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Physical Education Fitness Tests

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in fitness testing. In this personal fitness lesson, students participate in ability, flexibility, strength, and speed testing activities.
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Non Fiction Posters

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A set of very useful posters (in PDF) describing different types of non-fiction texts is here for you. While there isn't an activity, per se, in these worksheets, they could be used as a handy reference for learners who are engaging in...
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Gymnastics Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the importance of having a healthy body by performing gymnastics.  In this physical education lesson plan, students utilize their flexibility and body strength to perform intense physical gymnastic maneuvers with the...
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Red Ribbon Week Stations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars participate in different physical skills that celebrate Red Ribbon Week. In this Red Ribbon Week lesson, students are divided into groups and participate in various learning stations which include jump rope, skipping, and...
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Ping Pong Soccer

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders demonstrate basic soccer concepts using hand-eye coordination and a paddle and a ping pong ball. In small groups, they play a traditional game of soccer, but with each student using a ping-pong paddle with the object...
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Science and Society: Access for All

For Students 6th - 8th
Have your middle schoolers read through this outline about the Special Olympics program and then write a paragraph. This single-page assignment provides lines on which to write the expository paragraph. It makes good practice in writing...