Net 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

Net/Wall games

 

Badminton

  • Service (high/low)
  • Net play (forehand/backhand)
  • Clears (forehand/backhand)
  • Drop shots
  • Smash 

Tennis 

  • Service (variations)
  • Drives (forehand/backhand)
  • Volleys (forehand/backhand)
  • Lob
  • Smash 

Table tennis

  • Service (forehand/backhand variations)
  • Drives (forehand/backhand)
  • Push (forehand/backhand)
  • Block
  • Smash 

Volleyball

  • Service (under/over arm, frontal, floating/side floating)
  • Volleying (set forward/backward)
  • Forearm pass/dig
  • Smash/spike
  • Blocking

 

Squash

  • Service (forehand/backhand variations)
  • Drives (forehand/backhand)
  • Volleys (forehand/backhand)
  • Boasts
  • Lob

Handball (60 x 30, 40 x 20)

  • Underarm stroke            
  • Overhand stroke
  • Back wall shot                         
  • Straight hit from short line
  • Fly shot                              
  • Side-arm stroke (40 x 20 only)
  • Serve

Striking/Fielding games

 

Cricket

  • Batting (straight/on/off-drive, forward/back
  • Batting (cut/pull/glance)
  • Bowling (medium or fast or spin, line/length
  • Fielding–close
  • Fielding–deep

Softball/Rounders

  • Catching/receiving/throwing (various)
  • Hitting/striking/batting
  • Pitching/bowling (various) (medium, fast, swerve, spin, line/length)
  • Fielding on base/close
  • Fielding deep/outfield

Net games

Badminton

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