(Ages 5 – 6)

Class 10 – Teamwork

Active Warm-Up – 7 Minutes
  • Arms: Shoulder taps
  • Legs: Beginner squats
  • Abs: Sit ups
  • Core: Bridge with side taps
Mat Chat – 3-minutes (Includes Water Break)
  • Today we are going to work on TEAMWORK.
  • TEAMWORK means working together, helping each other and having great sportsmanship.

Here are three TEAMWORK tips that you will learn today:

1. Working together cooperatively without fighting or arguing. 2. Having sportsmanship when playing by not cheating, whining, or bragging. 3. Helping each other accomplish a goal.
Skill-Building Drills – 15 Minutes

Ninja Tunnel:

Students will work with a teammate, they want to lead their teammate down the mat to kick but their teammate will be blindfolded.
  • Teaching SKILLZ: TRICKERY – Trick the students by saying words that sound like “go” before they start.
  • Brain SKILLZ: SPEED OF PROCESSING – The students must be able to quickly recognize when it is their time to crawl, and when they have reached the end.

Transporter Relay:

Student will work together to punch a small pad back and forth between a partner without dropping the pad.
  • Teaching SKILLZ: EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the students drop the pads, they must do 5 pushups.
  • Brain SKILLZ: DIVIDED ATTENTION – The students must be able to run back with their partners while making sure the pads do not fall.
Skill Stripe Test – 15 Minutes

See Testing Charts:

Beginner Testing Chart
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Intermediate Testing Chart
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Advanced Testing Chart
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Active stretches: 5-minutes
  • Arm circles
  • Cross over toe touches/li>
  • Side lunges
  • Ski stretches
Game – 3-minutes
  • 4 Corners
  • End of Class Announcments:

    2 Minutes