Physical Therapy -> Gross Motor Skills -> Ball Skills

Ball Skills

Ball skills start in infants throwing a ball and advance through catching a ball one handed. For PT, we look at our patients ability to and mechanics of throwing, catching, dribbling, and shooting a ball as they grow.

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Goal Bank

  • Tom will walk up and kick a medium size ball without losing balance in 3 /4 trials, with modeling and 25% min support in 4 sessions, to participate in a play with his peers. 0
  • Ryan will throw a baseball 20 feet with proper mechanics 10 times a day, for 2 week(s), to improve ball skills. 1
  • Jane will toss a ball underhand 6 feet with min assistance, 5 times over 4-5 sessions, to increase ball skills so that he can play better during recess. 0
  • Mikayla will throw a baseball 15 feet with no cuing, to improve functional throwing range of motion, within 1 week. 1


  • Holiday Breakfast Yoga and Breathing Activities preview

    Holiday Breakfast Yoga and Breathing Activities

    Whitney Castle, PT, DPT

    Yoga Resource. Movement Resource. Physical Therapy Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Mindfulness Resource. Move and breathe along with a holiday breakfast menu with yoga poses and breathing ...

    Includes activity list


  • March Madness Activity preview

    March Madness Activity

    Trenton Treadway, SPT

    This resource was created to coincide with the March Madness tournament. It contains 2 different activities. One is a labeling activity while the other in an exercise list to be like the players.



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