backhandten2 - line with their tosser facing them-make the...

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Unit: Tennis Grade: 5-6 Drill/Activity Focus: Backhand Number of players per court: 8 Learning Objectives: 1) Students will be able to hit the ball with the proper techniques for a backhand 2) Students will be able to work with partners to improve on each other’s techniques 3) Students will understand how to hit a backhand stroke during a game situation. Equipment: Tennis racquet, net, tennis balls, puff balls Name of Activity Time Teaching cues Organization Comments/Reminders Hit it 15 minutes -start off with the eastern grip. -step with right foot just before contact -no follow through -8 students per court, on each half court there will be 2 students on the baseline on each side of the center service
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Unformatted text preview: line with their tosser facing them-make the students start off with puff balls ten move on to tennis balls once they are comfortable enough Explanation of Activity: The students will be in groups of 2 and there will be 2 groups on each half court, the tosser will have their back to net and the hitter will be on the baseline (see diagram). The tosser will toss the ball so that it bounces once before it reaches their partner, their partner would have to hit the ball with a backhand stroke. The partners switch after they each get 15 shots. They will also start off with puff balls and then proceed to using tennis balls once they are comfortable. Diagram:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course EDKP 252 taught by Professor Andrew during the Winter '10 term at McGill.

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