|Level 2 – Individual game play skills and basic team concepts||Lesson 1 – New Throws|
|Objectives||Introduce a new way of throwing and facilitate participants experimenting with throwing techniques.|
|Comments||The 3rd core throw, Hammer/Overhead, brings a new way to attack. As participants become more comfortable throwing, experimentation should be encouraged to discover what individuals can do with a disc and to identify different ways of passing to teammates.|
|Review, preview||10 mins||Review basic game play concepts introduced in Level 1. Explain Level 2 primarily about individual game play skills and how they fit in to basic team play concepts.|
|Game||10 mins||As a warm up|
|Hammer||10 mins||Introduce technique as an expansion from forehand. Same grip but now with disc overhead, at an angle. Target on release will be above and to the side of the receiver (right handed throw, aim up and left). Disc will be tending towards flat and upside down when it is caught.|
|Game||10 mins||Encourage players to use hammer as much as possible.|
|Design a Throw||10 mins||Design A Throw Encourage participants to experiment with different grips, disc angles, body positions, arm motions.|
|Game||10 mins||Encourage participants to use throws they designed, as well as those designed by other members of group.|
For a tutorial on how to throw a hammer, see Overheads
|Talking Points||What parts of the pitch does this new throw open up?
What can defenders do to stop it?
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