Fun, fitness, and skills : the powerful original games approach

Author / Creator
Weiss, Howie, 1944-
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Howie Weiss
  • Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]
  • ©2008
Physical Details
  • xv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780736068291, 0736068295

  • 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
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