Drill: Over The Rocks
Equipment needed: 4 Small Pads Per Line
Instructors needed: Multiple to Monitor
Description: Students will work on their STEPPING skills by first trying to step over a pad, then punching in the air.
Step 1
Make several lines with four small pads in a row for the students to step over, and have the pairs pick a line.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Give a quick review of how to punch: Make a tight fist, hit with the front of the knuckles, and hold to other hand by your chin.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The student will step over the pad and then punch in the air with both hands.
  • The guardian will walk alongside the student, holding his/ her hand when necessary.
  • When the student reaches the third pad, the next pair can go.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Cheer on your students as they step over the pads.
  • Don’t rush your student.
  • Try and encourage them to step over each pad without help.
Step 5
  • Continue as many times as you can until time is called (approximately 2-minutes).
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