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Sports Adventures: Sports Sampler

Sports Adventures: Sports Sampler

Jumpstart your child's athletic spirit with Sports Adventures, a dynamic sports sampler designed to explore over five exhilarating sports.

From the teamwork of soccer and the agility of basketball to the strategy of flag football and the speed of street hockey, this course offers a diverse sporting experience. Through engaging games, targeted drills, and spirited competitions, children will develop fundamental skills, understand the value of teamwork, and foster a love for physical activity. Each session is crafted to ensure students learn and have fun, creating lasting memories and a strong foundation for a lifetime of athletic exploration and enjoyment.

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  • About Sports Adventures: Sports Sampler

    The BAM Sports Sampler 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 a variety of sports and physical activities, promoting the development of motor skills, physical fitness, and a lifelong love of movement. Each lesson is structured to meet specific standards, ensuring students not only participate in diverse physical activities but also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Through active play and structured sports sessions, the BAM Sports Sampler encourages students to demonstrate competence in motor 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

    In the BAM Sports Sampler, students rotate through a variety of sports in a dynamic weekly cycle that combines fitness and adventure throughout the year. Each week introduces a new sport or physical activity, allowing students to develop a broad range of skills and discover new interests. From soccer and basketball to yoga and climbing, every session is designed to challenge students physically while keeping them engaged and excited. This rotational approach not only enhances their motor skills and physical fitness but also fosters teamwork, sportsmanship, and a love for diverse physical activities. By the end of the year, students will have experienced a rich tapestry of sports, promoting a lifelong enthusiasm for staying active and healthy.

  • 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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Soccer Skills: Dribbling and Passing

Students will dive into the world of soccer, learning essential skills like dribbling, passing, and teamwork. Through fun drills and mini-games, they'll develop coordination and strategic thinking, all while enjoying the excitement of the sport.

Basketball Basics: Shooting and Defense

In this lesson, students will explore the fundamentals of basketball, focusing on shooting techniques and defensive strategies. They'll participate in dynamic drills and friendly competitions that enhance their agility, accuracy, and teamwork.

Yoga and Flexibility: Finding Balance

Students will discover the benefits of yoga and flexibility training, practicing poses that improve their balance, strength, and mindfulness. This calming yet invigorating session promotes physical and mental well-being, encouraging a holistic approach to fitness.

Climbing Challenges: Building Strength and Confidence

In this adventure-filled lesson, students will tackle climbing challenges that boost their physical strength and confidence. They'll learn climbing techniques and safety protocols, experiencing the thrill of reaching new heights in a supportive environment.

Track and Field: Speed and Endurance

Students will experience the excitement of track and field events, focusing on activities that enhance their speed, endurance, and overall athleticism. Through sprints, relays, and endurance runs, they'll develop cardiovascular fitness and a competitive spirit.

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.