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PEDS293 Study Guide - Final Guide: Skipping Rope, Side Arm, Kick 2

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Physical Education and Sport
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Balancing and stability skills
Locomotors skills
Manipulative skills in games
Infancy and toddlerhood
Preschool and early primary school
-The 1st and most basic area of
movement literacy, a prerequisite to
all other skills.
-May range in difficulty:
*Holding a still position (catch a ball)
*Holding a position while moving
(swing on a rope)
*Gymnastics: holding focal challenge
on the balance beam
*Dance: hold an unusual shape on
the back
-The ways body can travel.
-The primary locomotion skills:
walk, run, skip, gallop, and jump.
-Travel in different directions
(forwards-backwards) at different
speeds (slowly-quickly) and at
different levels (high-low).
-Increase difficulty:
*Sequence (walk, hop, jump)
*Foot patterning (slide-step)
*Rhythm (walk4, hop4, freeze)
*Cooperating with others
-Prerequisite to advanced skill
1- Stand on one foot
2- Log Roll
1- Dodge
2- Run
3- Jump:
i) Horizontal Jump
ii) Jump for distance
iii) Hop
iv) Leap
4- Gallop, sliding, and skipping
1- Projecting skills:
i) Underhand roll
ii) Overhand throw
iii) Sidearm strike
iv) Kick
2- Receiving skills:
i) Catch
ii) Trap
3- Retaining skills:
i) Dribble
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Balancing and stability skills:
Standing on one foot: a one-foot balance with sole of the non-support foot
placed against the support leg
Characteristics of mature skill:
1- Back straight
2- Arms straight at shoulder height and parallel to ground
3- Sole of foot placed against knee and thigh of opposite foot
Children are clapping one arm to the side of their
Encourage children to use both arms to balance
Children have difficulty using both legs
Encourage the children to try balancing on each
Children are visually checking support leg
A partner can hold up fingers for the balancing
child to count
Children have difficulty holding the balance
Add support by lightly touching a wall or partner
with one outstretched hand. Ensure the children
don’t put too much weight on the wall or partner.
Log Roll: a straight body rotating around the long axis
Characteristics of mature skill:
1- Lie on stomach with arms stretched overhead
2- Legs together and straight
3- Roll to side, tummy, side and then back
Children have difficulty generating momentum for
the roll
Children have difficulty rolling in a straight line
Arms or legs are crossing
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