Basketball Shooting – Wheeling

Requirements

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

Instructions

  1. Working with a partner or small group, take turns shooting for one minute, and see how many baskets you can score in that time.
  2. Partners who are not shooting are responsible for rebounding the ball for the shooter.

Variations

  • If you want to make shooting easier, try using a lighter ball (e.g. volleyball).
  • For extra challenge, try to shoot while moving.

Benefits

This activity develops throwing skills together with core strength.

Information

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