Racquet Sports

Racquet Sports

Unit Summary

Racquet sports are introduced as life long activities. Techniques necessary to successfully participate as well as a thorough explanation of the rules are taught to facilitate a positive playing experience.  Students will spend the first week of each unit learning the fundamentals and rules of the game, followed by modified games.  The unit will conclude with a tournament game schedule, playoff and championship.


  • To acquire knowledge of the rules used for playing a chosen racquet sport.
  • To develop individual as well as doubles play skills concepts and strategies.
  • To develop, improve and consistently attempt the fundamental skills necessary for playing a chosen racquet sport.
  • To develop an appreciation and understanding of the strategies necessary to successfully participate in a chosen racquet sport.


  • Students are monitored by teacher supervision and interaction.
  • Teacher will be observing for appropriateness of behavior in student actions and interactions as well as participation during class.
  • Students will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate knowledge of game rules, and execution or attempted execution of fundamental skills, techniques and game concepts.
  • Students may be given a written test on rules and scoring.