Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 March 25, 2010
Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010

Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93
March 25, 2010

Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.com


Editor's Note

I'd like to announce some big changes, both in the Fun Stuff Newsletter and on the PE Update website! What changes? Basically, more free content! All the articles on the home page of PE Update.com are now available to non-members. That's right, FREE of charge! We constantly add new content, and as a new article is added to the top of the page, the article at the bottom will move into our Archives, where it will be available to members-only. This Fun Stuff newsletter will update you on what free articles have been added to the site, and also let you know about new products that are available. I hope you'll find it useful! Dick Moss, Editor

 


What's in This Issue

New Additions to the Website:

  • Volleyball: Limit Arm Movement When Setting the Volleyball.
  • Tennis: The Four-Second Game.
  • Wrestling: Shark Bait Game
  • Baseball/Softball: Green Monster Fielding Game
  • Nutrition: The Big Crunch Carrot Activity
  • Blog: Fashion Versus Functionality in Sport & Eyeglasses

 


New Additions to the Website -- FREE CONTENT!


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Volleyball: Limit Arm Movement When Setting the Volleyball

Too much arm movement is a common error among students learning to set the volleyball. A good starting position for the hands can correct this problem.

Excerpt: "Too much extension of the arms is a common error among beginners learning to set the volleyball. A long movement of the arms minimizes the use of elastic stretch in the hands and wrists, and also reduces a setter's finesse and ...."

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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Tennis: The Four-Second Game

A group tennis game in which players making a successful shot must sprint to the other side of the court to become the "Champ."

Excerpt: "The Four-Second Game is a group contest that involves three to seven students. It forces players to recognize when they've made a good shot and have the opponent at a disadvantage. It provides acknowledgement for those who have made a good play and also improves your students' court-speed and ...

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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Wrestling: Shark Bait Game

A wrestling game in which the goal is to make as many takedowns as possible against rotating opponents.

Excerpt: "Shark Bait is a fun man-in-the-middle contest that improves conditioning and gives wrestlers lots of takedown practice…"

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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Baseball/Softball: Green Monster Fielding Game

A baseball leadup game that develops the ability to make diving catches.

Excerpt: "The Green Monster game was named in honour of the legendary backfield fence at Boston's Fenway Park. It's a baseball leadup game that develops fielding skills, with a particular focus is on diving for balls and inter-player communication. However, it also provides a good conditioning component because the action is non-stop…"

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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Nutrition: The Big Crunch Carrot Activity

A fun nutrition activity in which everyone in your class, or even your school, crunches a carrot at the same time.

Excerpt: "The Big Crunch is a class-wide or school-wide activity that sends a message about the nutritious and delicious benefits of carrots…and vegetables in general…"

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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #93 
March 25, 2010
Blog: Fashion Versus Functionality in Sport & Eyeglasses

The editor isn't real crazy about the latest fashion in eyeglasses and wonders why eyeglasses should have a "latest fashion" at all. He compares this to the ever-changing fashions in running shoes.

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