Project Description

Physical Literacy | Hockey Bowling (Wheel)

TIME: 5 Minutes

AGES: 5 – 12

SKILL: Strike, Wheeling

Requirements

  • Gymnasium or outdoor space with hard ground surface, street hockey ball, hockey stick, standing targets (e.g. empty plastic bottles or yoghurt containers)

Instructions

  1. Stand up the targets, 20-30 centimetres apart, in front of a wall
  2. Mark a shooting line about 2 metres from the targets
  3. Children take turns trying to knock over the targets by shooting the ball at them

Variations

  • If you want to make shooting easier, try using lighter, softer balls
  • Try using shorter, lighter sticks for greater control

Benefits

This activity develops striking skills together with core strength