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  1. Coaching: Have Your Athletes Leave Timeouts in Right-Brain Mode
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comCoaching: Have Your Athletes Leave Timeouts in Right-Brain Mode

    Your final instructions during time-outs should evoke right-brain thinking.... keep reading..

  1. Volleyball: Limit Arm Movement When Setting the Volleyball
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comVolleyball: Limit Arm Movement When Setting the Volleyball

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

  1. Lacrosse: Move the Box When Receiving Errant Lacrosse Passes
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comLacrosse: Move the Box When Receiving Errant Lacrosse Passes

    When incoming lacrosse passes are too short or long, receivers should move their feet so they catch the ball in the area near the stick-side ear.... keep reading..

  1. Nutrition: A Tip for Reducing Your Consumption of Salad Dressing
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comNutrition: A Tip for Reducing Your Consumption of Salad Dressing

    Ordering salad dressing on the side and dipping your veggies will reduce your consumption of the fatty topping.... keep reading..

  1. Administration: An Officials Exchange Provides Referees for Your Events
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comAdministration: An Officials Exchange Provides Referees for Your Events

    Attract officials to work your events by exchanging services with a university team.... keep reading..

  1. Equipment/Facilities: Sand is Significantly Safer Than Wood Fiber as a Playground Surface
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comEquipment/Facilities: Sand is Significantly Safer Than Wood Fiber as a Playground Surface

    When used as a playground surface, sand is almost five times safer than wood fiber.... keep reading..

  1. Fundraising: Foreign Currency Fundraiser
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comFundraising: Foreign Currency Fundraiser

    A fundraiser that collects leftover foreign currency from parents' vacation or business trips.... keep reading..

  1. Tennis: 3-Ball Rotation
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comTennis: 3-Ball Rotation

    A tennis tournament format in which players who lose three points rotate out of the game. Excellent method for large physical education classes or varsity teams with limited court space.... keep reading..

  1. Sport Psychology: Workout Goals Improve Practice Quality
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comSport Psychology: Workout Goals Improve Practice Quality

    Improve practice quality by having your athletes write down their workout goal before the beginning of every session.... keep reading..

  1. Tennis: The Four-Second Game for Physical Education Class
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comTennis: The Four-Second Game for Physical Education Class

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

  1. Sport Psychology: Three Techniques to Reduce Pre-Competition Anxiety - Paradoxical Intention, Nervous Time & Objectivity
    Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comSport Psychology: Three Techniques to Reduce 
Pre-Competition Anxiety - Paradoxical Intention, Nervous Time & Objectivity

    Three techniques for decreasing your athletes' pre-competition anxiety, including having them magnify their symptoms of nervousness.... keep reading..

  1. Football: Fourth Down Situations - Teams Should Go for it More Often
    Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comFootball: Fourth Down Situations - Teams Should Go for it More Often

    A statistical study that shows football teams should go for it more often on fourth-down situations.... keep reading..

  1. Outdoor Education: Eagle Eye - A Fun Game for Physical Education Classes
    Dixie Iverson for PE Update.comOutdoor Education: Eagle Eye - A Fun Game for Physical Education Classes

    An outdoor hide-and-seek variation that develops physical education students' ability to observe the natural environment.... keep reading..

  1. Strength: Game-Day Strength Workouts Can be OK
    Serena JenningsStrength: Game-Day Strength Workouts Can be OK

    Moderate strength training performed six hours before a practice or game will not impair a basketball player's performance.... keep reading..

  1. Games: Beanbag Madness
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comGames: Beanbag Madness

    A tactical game in which players attempt to pass beanbags between hula hoops, eventually advancing them into a scoring zone.... keep reading..

  1. Games: The Create-a-Game Activity
    Dixie Iverson for PE Update.comGames: The Create-a-Game Activity

    A physical education assignment in which students create new games from random sports equipment.... keep reading..

  1. Games: Jingle the Bells Frisbee Toss Game
    Suzanne Bathe & Adrienne WallaceGames: Jingle the Bells Frisbee Toss Game

    A fun holiday-themed Frisbee tossing game for physical education students.... keep reading..

  1. Baseball/Softball: Green Monster Fielding Game
    Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comBaseball/Softball: Green Monster Fielding Game

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

  1. Soccer: Wolves and Sheep Dribbling Game
    Pat Aitken for PE Update.comSoccer: Wolves and Sheep Dribbling Game

    A soccer dribbling game in which your physical education students must dribble to a safety zone when they hear a signal. An excellent lead-up game for the soccer unit in your physical education program.... keep reading..

  1. Fitness: Interval Walking - A Fun Rainy Day Activity for Physical Education Classes
    Dr. Sandy KimbroughFitness: Interval Walking - A Fun Rainy Day Activity for Physical Education Classes

    Interval walking is a great way to spice up indoor walking workouts for your physical education classes. (Includes reproducible workout sheets).... keep reading..

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