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Unit: Tennis Grade: 5-6 Drill/Activity Focus: Serving Number of students per court :4 Learning Objectives: 1. Students will be able to perform the proper movements for the serve 2. Students will be able to work as a team to correct each other’s mistakes 3. Students will be able to show knowledge of the proper techniques and serve within the serving box Equipment: tennis balls, puff balls, racquets, net. Name of drill/activity Time Teaching cues Organization Comments/reminders Toss me gently 4minutes -bring elbow back -point with other arm Scattered Pin the ball on the wall 4minutes -Backscratcher -feet shoulder width apart Spread out along the walls Get it in! 7minutes -Toss ball high enough so can’t contact it with racquet 4 per court Can use puff balls Explanation of Activity: For the first activity the students will be tossing the ball up with
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Unformatted text preview: their non dominant hand and they will have to toss it fairly high, about 2-3 feet above their head and the ball should remain in front of them. They would catch the ball with their non dominant hand and see how much in a row they can get without having to move too much to catch it. For the second activity the students will be about a foot away from the wall and they would have to toss the ball up and do the proper form for the serve and pin the ball on its way down (also the highest point they can reach with the racquet). This activity will show them if they have the correct timing. For the last activity they will be with a partner and they will serve crosscourt to their partner and try to get it within the service box. Diagram of Activity:...
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