Basketball Passing – Wheeling

Requirements

  • Gymnasium or outdoor space with hard ground surface, lightweight basketball or volleyball for young children, standard basketball for older children and teens.

Instructions

  1. Child in a wheelchair passes back and forth with another child or adult.
  2. Start 2 metres apart and then move farther apart when more challenge is desired.
  3. Practice throwing one-handed, and practice throwing two-handed (e.g. two-handed overhead pass, two-handed chest pass).

Variations

  • This activity develops throwing and catching skills together with core strength.
    If you want to make passing easier, try using a lighter ball (e.g. volleyball).
  • For extra challenge, try to pass and catch while moving.

Benefits

This activity develops throwing and catching skills together with core strength.

Information

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  • Skill: Catch, Throw, Wheel
  • 5 minutes
  • Suggested age 8-12 years