This is an excerpt from Developing Game Sense in Physical Education and Sport by Ray Breed & Michael Spittle.
The following tables outline 60-minute sessions and include suggested organisation, timing, key questions and task constraint modifications. For further explanation of the rules, organisation and other ideas, refer to chapter 9. The page numbers are provided with each activity for reference. The suggested times for each activity are shown, but you will need to adapt the times and the modifications to suit the abilities of your group. You can combine elements of unit 1 and unit 2 to suit the group.
Striking and Fielding Games: Unit 1
Easy to Moderate Skill Level
- Introduction to game sense: What is a striking and fielding game?
- Where to hit the ball?
- How to hit the ball?