Wheelchair Basketball

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Description

Basketball style game using chairs for wheelchairs

Resources

1 chair per player
1 ball
2 buckets (or suitable equivalent)

Instructions

Split boys into 2 teams (numbers per team are flexible), each player has their own chair and a bucket is placed at each end to act as a basket.
Toss a coin to decide who starts with the ball.
The object of the game is for the team with the ball to score a basket by passing between team members without the ball touching the floor.
Players can only move when they don't have the ball - by picking up their chair and moving forwards or backwards.
To receive or pass the ball you must be sat on your chair and not moving, if the ball is dropped or not caught, possession passes to the opposing teams nearest player.
Players with the ball must pass to another team member before 5 seconds are up.

Tags

  • paralympics

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