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Lacrosse: Butt to Butt Drill for Scooping Ground Balls
Jack O'Donnell, Contributor
Lacrosse: Butt to Butt Drill for Scooping Ground Balls A partner drill for lacrosse that teaches players to keep their body between the ball and the opponent when scooping the ball. . . . keep reading..

Hockey: Bouncing Puck Shooting Drill
Dick Moss, Editor
Hockey: Bouncing Puck Shooting Drill An ice hockey shooting drill in which you toss bouncing pucks to shooters in front of the net. Players should use a stiff wrist action when shooting a bouncing puck. . . . keep reading..

Gymnastics: Coaching Cue for Better Beam Balance
Pat Aitken for PE Update.com
Gymnastics: Coaching Cue for Better Beam Balance Imagining an invisible zone of air from floor to ceiling around the beam will help your gymnastics students maintain their balance. . . . keep reading..

Golf/Equipment: Most People Can Use the Same Length Golf Clubs
Pat Aitken for PE Update.com
Golf/Equipment: Most People Can Use the Same Length Golf Clubs Standard-length clubs are suitable for most golfers because most people's hands are the same distance off the ground, regardless of their height. . . . keep reading..

Health: Clasp Hands to Demonstrate Nerve Transmission
Dick Moss, Editor
Health: Clasp Hands to Demonstrate Nerve Transmission Demonstrate how the nervous system works by having your students clasp hands in a circle and send a message by squeezing hands. . . . keep reading..

Games: Rope-Raising Game Improves Cooperative Spirit
Dick Moss, Editor
Games: Rope-Raising Game Improves Cooperative Spirit A cooperative physical education game in which students seated in a circle must pull backwards on a rope in order to rise simultaneously. . . . keep reading..

Fundraising: Glamor Vehicles - Turning Curiosity Into Cash
Dick Moss, Editor
Fundraising: Glamor Vehicles - Turning Curiosity Into Cash Offer rides in glamorous cars, boats or planes as a fundraiser for your phys-ed or sports program. . . . keep reading..

Blog: What Athletic Facilities Look Like To An Eight Year Old
Dick Moss, Editor
Blog: What Athletic Facilities Look Like To An Eight Year Old Adult physical education teachers and coaches sometimes forget what the world looks like when you're only three feet tall. This video provides that perspective, using a hockey rink as an example. . . . keep reading..

Field Events/Javelin: Use Weighted Balls to Test Javelin Technique
Glenn McAtee, Contributor
Field Events/Javelin: Use Weighted Balls to Test Javelin Technique Use a weighted ball to determine whether your javelin throwers are most limited by lack of strength or by technique. . . . keep reading..

Football: Shed the Block Drill
Dick Moss, Editor
Football: Shed the Block Drill A football drill in which defenders must avoid the block while staying aware of the ball carrier. Can be used for both full-contact and flag football. . . . keep reading..

Strength: A Less Obvious Advantage to Free Weights Versus Machines
Dick Moss, Editor
Strength: A Less Obvious Advantage to Free Weights Versus Machines Compared to machine weights, free weights require two extra practice movements per exercise set. . . . keep reading..

Baseball/Softball: Correcting the Dead Stop Hitter
Dick Moss, Editor
Baseball/Softball: Correcting the Dead Stop Hitter Baseball and softball batters should move their hands slightly backward in preparing to swing at the incoming pitch. . . . keep reading..

Volleyball: Setter Placement - Give a Margin for Error
Dick Moss, Editor
Volleyball: Setter Placement - Give a Margin for Error If your volleyball passers often overshoot the setter, try moving the setter away from the net. . . . keep reading..

Basketball: Inside Shooting Drill
Dick Moss, Editor
Basketball: Inside Shooting Drill A drill that teaches players to shoot against aggressive defensive pressure from inside the key. . . . keep reading..

Cross-Country Skiing: Use Different Poling "Gears" As You Pick Up Speed
Dick Moss, Editor
Cross-Country Skiing: Use Different Poling "Gears" As You Pick Up Speed As speed increases, a cross-country skier's arms should straighten, almost like changing gears on a bike. . . . keep reading..

Blog: Downhill Skiing Video is a Sure Adrenaline Rush
Dick Moss, Editor
Blog: Downhill Skiing Video is a Sure Adrenaline Rush "In the Blink of an Eye" is a downhill skiing video that provides lessons in sport psychology while giving a vivid demonstration of the strength, courage and skill of elite downhill skiers. . . . keep reading..

Tennis: Alley Rally Game
Dick Moss, Editor
Tennis: Alley Rally Game A modified tennis game in which players score a point for each shot that lands inside the alley. Good for physical education classes and varsity teams. . . . keep reading..

Teaching: Business Card Icebreaker for Self-Esteem
Dick Moss, Editor
Teaching: Business Card Icebreaker for Self-Esteem Students can make personal business cards as an icebreaker activity and to improve self-esteem and class cohesion. . . . keep reading..

Swimming/Outdoor Education: Cold Water Survival Methods
Dick Moss, Editor
Swimming/Outdoor Education: Cold Water Survival Methods For survival in cold water, avoid drown-proofing, get onto the boat if possible, and if forced to stay in the water, keep the body compact. . . . keep reading..

Soccer/Equipment: Teach Heading with a Soccer Sock
Dick Moss, Editor
Soccer/Equipment: Teach Heading with a Soccer Sock A swinging soccer ball in pantyhose can be used for non-threatening heading practice. . . . keep reading..

Sport Psychology: Visualize Difficult Situations
Dick Moss, Editor
Sport Psychology: Visualize Difficult Situations In order to improve mental toughness, have student athletes visualize themselves shaking off difficult competitive situations. . . . keep reading..

Blog: The Best Toboggan Hill in the World!
Dick Moss, Editor
Blog: The Best Toboggan Hill in the World! Is winter getting your students down? Show them this video to get them fired up about winter activities! . . . keep reading..

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