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Author Weiss, Howie, 1944-

Title Fun, fitness, and skills : the powerful original games approach / Howie Weiss
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]


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Description xiv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Defines powerful original games, explains why they are invaluable, and gives an example of a game as it applies to the Naspe national standards -- How to teach a powerful original game : explains the most efficient ways to teach powerful original games and helps teachers avoid common errors of teaching games -- Warm-ups : original activities that will add interest to the typical warm-up -- POG fitness games : games that focus on health related fitness but may also include skill related fitness and sports skills -- Tag games : original tag games with an explanation of the many different formats these games can take -- Fitness games with a skill emphasis : games that focus on sports and skill related fitness but still have a health related fitness component -- Games specifically for kindergarten and grade one : fitness games that help teach movement and special awareness -- How to create an original game : teaches methods of creating your own exciting original games
Summary "Fun, Fitness, and Skills: The Powerful Original Games Approach features 93 games and countless variations that you can easily adjust to all grade and ability levels. With this field-tested collection, your well of fresh ideas for fun and exciting games that teach fitness concepts and skills will never run dry." "With Fun, Fitness, and Skills: The Powerful Original Games Approach, kids will have fun and learn while practicing skills and fitness concepts. You will discover exciting new ways to teach or improve your students' skills and fitness. This cookbook of games with all their variations will be a recipe for active success In your classes!"--BOOK JACKET
Subject Physical education and training -- Study and teaching.
Physical fitness for children -- Study and teaching.
Group games.
LC no. 2007028579
ISBN 9780736068291 (soft cover)
0736068295 (soft cover)
Other Titles Powerful original games approach