Speed and agility

In this lesson, we will be developing your speed and agility skills. You will be improving your ability to change direction at speed whilst focusing on good control and balance. You will have the opportunity to create your own speed challenges.

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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.In which athletics event, do you need both agility and speed?

1/3

Q2.What word is missing from the sentence? Warming up increases your ...... rate and prevents muscle soreness.

2/3

Q3.In which other discipline do you need to jump and land effectively?

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.In which athletics event, do you need both agility and speed?

1/3

Q2.What word is missing from the sentence? Warming up increases your ...... rate and prevents muscle soreness.

2/3

Q3.In which other discipline do you need to jump and land effectively?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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Quiz:

Speed and agility

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

Q1.The triple jump and long jump involve taking off from 1 foot and landing on 2. True or false?

1/4

Q2.Which muscle group is working hard when performing a 2 feet to 2 feet jump?

2/4

Q3.Triple jump involves...

3/4

Q4.What type of fitness is best suited to jumping events in athletics?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Speed and agility

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

Q1.The triple jump and long jump involve taking off from 1 foot and landing on 2. True or false?

1/4

Q2.Which muscle group is working hard when performing a 2 feet to 2 feet jump?

2/4

Q3.Triple jump involves...

3/4

Q4.What type of fitness is best suited to jumping events in athletics?

4/4

Lesson summary: Speed and agility

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Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance