Gone are the days where we sit in a circle and slowly hold a stretch for each arm and leg. In fact, static stretching has been shown to have negative effects on explosive muscle performance. Your slow relaxing stretch is better saved for the end of practice.
Such a classic. And with good reason too.
Simple, adaptable, and fun – Simon Says is one of the most successful group games ever. Not only that, Simon Says is ideal for developing dribbling and footwork, and all anyone needs to play is a basketball.
This game really is a gem.
Taking the classic pen-and-paper game Tic-Tac-Toe and adding a simple physical competition, Patrekur Johannesson (Coach of the Austrian Handball National Team) has created a warm-up game that is simple, effective, and most of all – fun.