This week students worked on cardio, balance, and weight transfer using basketballs. Students increased their heart rates using dribbling patterns and worked on transfering their weight using basketball shooting patterns. Please, ask them about their class.
Kindergarten working on shooting patterns. Chest...knees...spring...are the cues they are following.
Students have been working with basketballs to improve their patterning and share space effectively. Grades 2-4 are concentrating on dribbling through shared space while making sure to keep on the lookout for other's doing the same thing. "Our goal is control" can be heard coming out of the gym during k-1 classes, as they work to maintain control of a bouncing ball. Students are improving their body control, pattern-integration and hand-eye coordination by maintaining awareness of so many things at once. Please, ask them about their class.
Scarf Dribbling helps students to practice dribbling without looking at the ball.
4th grade delivering Valentines and dribbling at different levels.
Kindergartners ice skating in the gym. Getting a workout while concentrating on moving their bodies a little differently.