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ERIC Number: ED107609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Wrestling: Physical Education Secondary Schools.
Amdur, Lillian B., Ed.; Flom, Bernard S., Ed.
This curriculum bulletin is designed as a guide for supervisors and physical education teachers concerned with organizing and administering instructional wrestling programs for boys in grades 7-12. Objectives, basic rules, and a scope and sequence chart are presented in the first chapter. The scope and sequence chart is included so that appropriate skills may be taught in each grade to permit progress through succeeding levels of difficulty. Chapter 2 describes (a) fundamental positions; (b) breakdowns; (c) pinning combinations and breaks; (d) escapes, reversals, and counters; and (e) takedowns and counters. Chapter 3 deals with conditioning. It stresses (a) preceding the wrestling unit by a unit on conditioning and physical fitness, and (b) including a warmup at the beginning of each instructional period. Chapter 4 lists ways to initiate the unit and gives teaching suggestions, evaluation methods, and culminating activities. Chapter 5 covers facilities and equipment, including gymnasium layout, uniforms, and supplies. Chapters 6 and 7 look at (a) time allotment, (b) objectives, (c) motivating techniques, and (d) scope and sequence. Chapter 6 presents a suggested unit for grades 7-9 and chapter 7, a unit for grades 10-12. Chapter 8 presents a suggested lesson outline. Appendixes are a list of references and list of selected multimedia aids. The text is illustrated with pen drawings of various wrestling positions. (PB)
Descriptors: Instructional Programs, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Skills, Teaching Guides, Wrestling
Board of Education of the City of New York, Publications Sales Office, 110 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.