How to overcome opponents in sport

In this lesson, we will be expanding on movement patterns and decision-making in sport to learn how to outwit an opponent. We will explore how to produce coordinated movements to beat an opponent in invasion games, focusing primarily on handball.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which sport situation is an example of a player overcoming an opponent? (Select 2 answers).

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Q2.True or false, outwitting opponents requires good decision-making skills.

2/3

Q3.Which of these is not a skill in handball?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which sport situation is an example of a player overcoming an opponent? (Select 2 answers).

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.True or false, outwitting opponents requires good decision-making skills.

2/3

Q3.Which of these is not a skill in handball?

3/3

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How to overcome opponents in sport

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the correct definition of outwit?

1/5

Q2.When running with the ball in hands in handball, how many steps can a player take?

2/5

Q3.What is this a definition of: "filtering out irrelevant stimuli."

3/5

Q4.What is the correct definition of strategy?

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Q5.How can you outwit an opponent?

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Quiz:

How to overcome opponents in sport

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the correct definition of outwit?

1/5

Q2.When running with the ball in hands in handball, how many steps can a player take?

2/5

Q3.What is this a definition of: "filtering out irrelevant stimuli."

3/5

Q4.What is the correct definition of strategy?

4/5

Q5.How can you outwit an opponent?

5/5

Lesson summary: How to overcome opponents in sport

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