Resources: Royal Navy Action Packs for Physical Education Teachers and Students
Resources: Royal Navy Action Packs for Physical Education Teachers and Students

Resources: Royal Navy Action Packs for Physical Education Teachers and Students

Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.com

If you're interested in an instruction manual for sports such as volleyball, basketball, swimming, and tennis, the obvious organization to contact is…the British Navy, of course!

In fact, the British Navy has produced basic instruction manuals for a number of sports that can be downloaded, in pdf format, free of charge. They would make great resources for your PE students and can help you in planning your class lessons.

Units Available
The following instructional units are available:

• Athletics • Badminton • Basketball • Cricket • Field Hockey • Gymnastics • Netball • Rugby • Swimming • Squash • Table Tennis • Tennis • Volleyball

Website Address
You can access these units from the TeachPE website at the following address: http://www.teachpe.com/gcse/royal_navy_action_pack.php

Sample Table of Contents
The units do a great job of providing the information needed to teach the basics of the sport. For example, the basketball unit is 36 pages long and contains the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • Skills Development Sheet
  • Understanding Basketball
  • Techniques And Skills
  • Passing And Catching Practices
  • Shooting
  • Outline Of The Rules And Officiating
  • Physical Conditioning And Mental Preparation
  • History
  • Organising A League And A Tournament
  • League Tables
  • Excellence In Basketball
  • Current Issues In the Sport
  • Useful Information
  • References

Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.com


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