Crazy Eights Dribble with Knockouts
To complete five laps of the figure-eight course as quickly as possible, and protect your ball from being knocked away.
-Aptitudes motrices fondamentales:
One ball per player
Two cones per game
-Mise en place:
Place two cones approximately 10 paces apart.
All players hold stability balls in their hands and line up at one of the cones, facing the other cone.
On your signal to begin, all the players dribble their balls, with their hands, around the left side of the first cone.
Players must go around the right side of the first cone and then around the left side of the second cone, completing figure eights.
Players complete five laps of the figure eight.
Players may knock other player's balls away.
-Questions et notes:
With this many balls and players crossing through the middle of the figure eight at the same time, this is a game of considerable chaos. Encourage the players to enjoy the game and not to be too competitive.
Make this race a relay race by having two or more teams on their own courses, with each team completing the course three or more times.
Crazy-Eights Soccer: Played the same as Crazy-Eights Dribble except that players may use only their feet to advance the ball.
Guarded Crazy Eights: Played the same as Crazy-Eights Dribble except that players may hit each other’s balls away while bouncing their own.