Project Description

Physical Literacy | Basketball Passing (Wheel)

TIME: 5 Minutes

AGES: 8 – 12

SKILL: Catch, Throw, 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