Welcome to The PE Umbrella Podcast, the ONLY Primary and Elementary specific podcast, bringing you a selection of interviews, resources and reflections on a weekly basis.
For episode 36, I share with you another Primary PE activity that you can put into practice this week immediately. The activity in question is called…
Suitable for children in KS2 and upwards (8 years and older) this game has a primary focus on throwing and catching, but as you will soon come to realise, there is so much more to King Ball than just that. A perfect complement for traditional summer sports such as Cricket, Rounders, Softball or Baseball, there are many skill and tactic specific points to draw from King Ball that are seamlessly transferred across.
To ensure that you know exactly how this game is played, I have provided you with a FREE DOWNLOADABLE PDF BELOW for you to print off and take into school. Give the game a try with your class this week, I promise you won’t regret it.
Don’t forget to click the button below to grab your FREE PDF copy of King Ball before you listen, thus ensuring you have complete understanding.
So, listen to this weeks episode of The PE Umbrella at your own leisure right here or head on over to iTunes to keep it ready for later! I take you through step by step:
- Equipment needed for the game
- How the game is set up
- How the game is played
- Exciting Progressions
- Teaching points and focuses that can be extracted from this game
If you are inspired, then I’d love for you to get in touch by sending me pictures/videos of your own King Ball game setup! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet me @ryansporting.
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