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Sports Adventures: Flag Football

Sports Adventures: Flag Football

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Students will explore the essentials of flag football, developing skills through targeted drills, strategic games, and competitive play. This program boosts agility, tactical understanding, and cooperation, making each session a thrilling exploration of the sport's fundamentals. From mastering quarterback throws to defensive maneuvers, children of all abilities experience excitement and growth, establishing a strong basis for flag football prowess. Whether starting their flag football adventure or refining techniques, our program promises an engaging route to confidence and expertise on the field.

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  • About Sports Adventures: Flag Football

    BAM's Flag Football Program is meticulously aligned with SHAPE America’s National Standards for K-12 Physical Education. This program is designed to foster physical literacy by engaging students in flag football activities that promote the development of motor skills, physical fitness, and a lifelong love of the sport.

    Each lesson is structured to meet specific standards, ensuring students not only participate in flag football drills and games but also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

    Through active play and structured sessions, BAM's Flag Football Program encourages students to demonstrate competence in football skills, apply knowledge of movement concepts, and exhibit responsible personal and social behavior, fully embracing SHAPE America's vision of empowering students to lead healthy, active lives.

  • Focus Areas

    Each week, students will delve into different aspects of flag football, starting with ball handling and passing, practicing techniques like short passes and long throws to improve precision and agility.

    Teamwork and strategy will be key focuses, with drills such as route running, defensive maneuvers, and play execution to enhance coordination and cooperation. Defensive techniques, including flag pulling, coverage, and positioning, will boost defensive proficiency.

    Footwork and positioning skills will be developed through agility drills and strategic movement exercises. This rotating skill set approach ensures students gain a well-rounded understanding of flag football, promoting continuous improvement and a deeper love for the game.

  • Improves Physical Fitness

    Teaching children a variety of sports improves their coordination, balance, agility, and overall physical fitness.

  • Improves Social Skills

    Engaging in sports promotes teamwork, communication, respect, leadership, resilience, and self-confidence among children.

  • Improves Cognitive Abilities

    Playing sports develops cognitive abilities such as strategy, problem-solving, and decision-making, improving concentration, attention span, and academic performance.

Sample Lessons

Experience the excitement of BAM's Sports Programming, where each lesson combines dynamic warm-ups, technical drills, reinforcing games, and scrimmages to promote skill development and fun.

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Precision Passing: Mastering the Throw

In this lesson, students will focus on mastering the art of passing, practicing both short and long throws to improve accuracy and control. They will learn proper grip, stance, and follow-through techniques to make their passes precise and effective during gameplay.

Route Running: Enhancing Offensive Strategy

Students will delve into the fundamentals of route running, practicing different patterns such as slants, hooks, and posts. This lesson emphasizes timing, speed, and precision, helping students understand the importance of clear communication and strategic movement on the field.

Defensive Skills: Flag Pulling and Coverage

This lesson centers on defensive techniques, teaching students the essential skills of flag pulling and coverage. Through drills and exercises, they'll improve their ability to anticipate opponent moves, position themselves effectively, and execute successful defensive plays.

Agility and Footwork: Quickness and Coordination

Students will engage in agility drills and footwork exercises designed to enhance their quickness and coordination. This lesson includes ladder drills, cone drills, and shuttle runs, promoting better balance and faster reflexes essential for both offense and defense.

Play Execution: Teamwork and Strategy

In this session, students will focus on executing plays, working together to practice offensive and defensive strategies. They will run through various scenarios, learning to communicate effectively, adapt to different situations, and understand their roles within the team to achieve success on the field.

Course Format

BAM's Sports Programming is designed to align with SHAPE America's National Standards for K-12 Physical Education, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging approach to physical education. Each lesson follows a structured format that includes a Warm-up, Technical Drills, Reinforcing Game, and Scrimmages, providing a well-rounded experience that promotes skill development, fitness, and fun.

Warm-up: Each session begins with a dynamic warm-up to prepare students' bodies for physical activity, enhancing flexibility, and reducing the risk of injury.

Technical Drills: Students then move on to technical drills, focusing on the fundamental skills required for each sport. These drills are designed to improve motor skills, coordination, and technique, providing a solid foundation for game play.

Reinforcing Game: Following the drills, students participate in a reinforcing game that allows them to apply their newly acquired skills in a fun and supportive environment. This segment emphasizes teamwork, strategic thinking, and practical application of skills.

Scrimmages: The lesson culminates in scrimmages, where students engage in friendly, competitive play. This not only reinforces the skills learned but also encourages sportsmanship, fair play, and a love for the game.

Durable Skills Reinforcements: Throughout each lesson, BAM integrates durable skills reinforcements, focusing on critical life skills such as communication, leadership, and perseverance. These elements ensure that students not only grow physically but also develop important social and emotional competencies.

This comprehensive course format ensures that BAM's Sports Programming not only meets educational standards but also provides a dynamic and enjoyable experience that fosters a lifelong passion for physical activity.

Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.