Elementary - Curricular 2023
- Use soft objects (for example, foam balls, sponges, beach balls, elephant- skin balls, utility balls).
- No under inflated balls (for example, volleyballs).
- No beanbags or hard flying discs (for example, frisbees).
- No jewellery is permitted.
- There must be adequate space for all participants.
- All the doors in and out of the playing area must be closed.
- Communicate to the students the boundary lines for the activity.
- Immovable hazards (for example, goalposts) must be identified to the students and marked with pylons.
- Goalposts must be padded if in field of play. Padding must be 1.8 m (6') high.
- Be aware of students wearing medical aids (for example, glasses, hearing aids). Make accommodations to include and protect students when participating.
- Students who are targets must be on their feet. Jumping to avoid a thrown ball and landing on their feet is permissible.
- Contact with the ball must be below the target's waist. Examples to assist in controlling flight direction of ball toward ‘below the waist’ and velocity of the throw are:
- Institute a rule whereby the ball must hit the floor/ground before it comes in contact with the target. Where any thrown ball does not hit the floor first and hits a target the thrower must move to another active part of the activity.
- Institute a rule where the thrower moves to another active part of the activity if the target is hit above the waist.
- Have throwers throw with their non dominant hand.
- Increase the throwing distance from the dividing line between the two teams.
- Where applicable (for example, Kings Court), give students the option to choose to be only the throwers.
- Establish clearly delineated boundary lines away from walls, stages, obstacles, using visual markers (for example, lines, pylons), to avoid contact/collision.
- Constant visual supervision is required for dodgeball games.
Fri, 08/25/23 09:42 am