K-2 Throwing and Catching

 Forward Pass
  • turn sideways to target.
  • step forward with the foot opposite your throwing arm.
  • bring ball back to your ear.
  • lead with the throwing elbow and extend arm fully toward target.
  • snap wrist downward as you release the ball.
  • follow thru across your body as you release the ball.

Catching Cues

  • "Track": Track the ball with your eyes all the way into your hands.
  • "Reach": Reach arms towards ball.
  • "Give": Give with ball as ball hits hands to make it a soft catch.
  • "Pinkies and Thumbs": Pinkies together if ball is below waist.

PE/Health


Mrs. Stacie Clupny
Physical Education/Health
sclupny@sjost.com