Invasion Games

Games

Outline (from syllabus)

Games—individual, pair or team games that require the use of activity-specific skills, game appreciation, decision-making, tactical knowledge and strategic thinking in pursuit of a defined goal. In choosing games as one of the physical activity areas, learners are required to study one of three categories:

  • Invasion
  • Striking/Fielding
  • Net/Wall

The assessment of performance will focus on one activity within the chosen category, for example, Gaelic football in invasion games.

Learners may choose one activity from one of the following categories: 

 

Invasion games

Gaelic football
Hurling/Camogie
Rugby Union
Soccer
Basketball
Hockey
Netball
Olympic handball

Net/Wall games

Badminton
Tennis
Volleyball
Table tennis
Handball
Squash

Striking/Fielding games

Cricket

Softball
Rounders

Invasion games

 

Gaelic football

  • Handling (passing/receiving, fielding, hand pass, pick up)
  • Tackling/intercepting (challenging, front, shoulder, displacing, blocking)
  • Running/moving with the ball (soloing, toe to hand, dummying, dribbling, side-step, swerve, change of pace)
  • Kicking (hand, ground, instep/drop, driven, clearance, return to play)
  • Shooting (long, short, 45s)

Hurling/Camogie

  • Handling (passing/receiving, fielding, hand pass, pick up)
  • Tackling/intercepting (challenging, front, shoulder, displacing, blocking)
  • Running/moving with the ball (soloing, pick up, dummying, dribbling, side-step, swerve, change of pace)
  • Hitting (hand, ground, in the air, drop, clearance)
  • Shooting (long, short, 65’s)

Rugby Union

  • Handling (passing/receiving, long/short, stationary/run, high/low, pick up from ground, quick spin, diving, switch)
  • Tackling/intercepting (front, rear, side, smother)
  • Retaining ball in maul
  • Retaining possession on ground in maul
  • Running with the ball (swerve, side-step, dummy, change of pace)

Basketball

  • Passing/receiving (handling, chest, bounce, side, overhead, running, stationary)
  • Dribbling/moving with the ball (both hands, change of pace, reverse)
  • Shooting (L/R, lay ups, driving)
  • Shooting (set, jump, 3 point)
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