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Sports & Recreational Activities for PE - Chapter Summary
These lessons will expose you to principles, techniques and equipment needed for playing basketball. They'll also highlight the importance of knowing how to dribble, kick, trap the ball and defend the goal in soccer, and the required skills for both the beginning and intermediate student of swimming.
Other sports covered in these lessons include tennis, track and field, volleyball and softball. You will get to know such information as:
- Basketball-related activities and skills
- Responsibilities of soccer players and rules of the game of soccer
- Basic skills for playing soccer
- Swimming biomechanics
- Safety concerns regarding aquatic activities
- Rules and scoring in tennis
- Tennis safety and terms used in tennis
- Rules of track and field
- Skills that are valuable in volleyball and softball
- Rules of volleyball
- Necessary equipment for the game of softball
- Drills for softball players and lead-up games
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1. Basketball Skills, Activities & Safety
Who hasn't been impressed by basketball greats like Magic Johnson and Larry Bird? In this lesson, we'll define the different offensive and defensive basketball skills and highlight activities to improve them, as well as review safety practices. We'll also delve into the mental side of the sport.
2. The Rules of Soccer & Responsibilities of Players
Soccer is the world's most popular sport. Its rules and the roles of soccer players are easy to learn and coach. In this lesson, learn about the details that frame 'the beautiful game.'
3. Basic Soccer Skills
Successful soccer players must master a number of basic skills, including dribbling, kicking, and trapping the ball. In this lesson, you'll learn how to effectively control and move a soccer ball around the field, as well as the techniques involved in defending the goal.
4. Swimming Skills & Biomechanics
Whether you are new to swimming or have a lot of experience, there is always something else to learn about the sport. This lesson contains progressions for beginning through intermediate skill levels for both sports.
5. Safety in Aquatic-Related Activities
Water sports and activities are a great way to spend time with friends and family. Being safe during these activities can help prevent accidents, making the time spent on the water more enjoyable for you and everyone else.
6. Tennis Rules & Scoring
Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the world, enjoyed and watched by tens of millions of people. In this lesson, learn about the rules and scoring in tennis as well as some of the sport's unique language.
7. Tennis Terms & Safety
This lesson explains the basics of tennis terms and how to stay safe while playing. While it may look like a complicated sport, tennis is actually pretty straightforward when you understand the terms. Tennis, anyone?
8. Track & Field Rules
Have you ever been to a large track and field competition? There are usually a lot of events going on at once. This lesson gives an overview of etiquette and rules for the various events.
9. Volleyball Skills
You may have played volleyball at the last church social, but if you want to be more competitive at the sport, you'll need to learn and practice the five basic volleyball shots. This lesson describes the shots you'll need to know to be the king or queen of the court.
10. Volleyball Rules
In this lesson, we explore the basics of the game of volleyball and the rules which must be followed in order to serve, set, and spike your way to victory in a match.
11. Equipment Necessary for Softball
Did you know that there are two types of softball commonly played in the United States? This lesson will briefly explain the differences between the two types and the equipment necessary for each. Afterwards, there is a short quiz.
12. Basic Softball Skills
First time playing softball? Don't really know what you've gotten yourself into? No worries! This lesson describes the basic skills you will need to play the game.
13. Softball Drills & Lead-up Games
In this lesson, we highlight just a few of the drills and lead-up games that can help turn a group of casual softball players into an expert softball team.
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