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Back-to-Back Catch

Titre 1


Titre 1

For two players to attempt to catch as many balls in a row as possible.

-Aptitudes motrices fondamentales:

  • Manipulative Send

  • Throw

  • Manipulative Receive

  • Catch

-Liste d'équipement:

  • One ball per two players.


-Lien d'équipement:

-Mise en place:

  • Two players stand back to back.

  • One player holds a ball.


  • The player with the ball tosses it over the two players heads and the other player attempts to catch the ball.

  • Count how many consecutive catches can be made.

-Questions et notes:

  • Main point of this activity is to teach the importance of tracking a ball in flight.

  • Variations:

  • Players can only look forward (not up)--very difficult to succeed at.

  • Players try for speed--Count how many catches can be made in a specified time.

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • Is it easier to catch the ball with eyes looking forward or up? Why?

  • How does catching for speed effect catching ability? Why?

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