Skill: Instinct
Drill: Tic Tac Toe
Equipment needed: 9 Rings 6 belts sections(2 dif colors)
Instructors needed: 1 per Group
Description: The students will demonstrate INSTINCT by racing up and down the mat trying to make quick decisions. This will challenge them mentally by requiring them to work well under pressure.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – The winning teams can pick an exercise for the losing teams to do, doing around five reps.
SPEED OF PROCESSING – The students will have to run down to their Tic Tac Toe board and quickly place a dot in the most favorable ring, and run back to their line. This works on their ability to make the correct choices quickly and accurately.
Step 1
Divide your students into 2 groups.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Have the rings set up in 3 lines of 3 across the mat from both groups.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The 1st student in each group will run down to the ring and place their first belt section.
  • When they get back the next student may run down and place theirs.
  • This will continue for the 3rd person, wants all sections are down the students will continue taking turns running down the mat.
  • The goal of the game is to make your belts for 3 in a row in any direction.
  • After all belts are out the students will have 10 seconds to change a belt once they run down.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Move fast to help your team win.
  • Be accurate when you place the dot so you spot counts.
  • Be smart about where you place the dot.
Step 5
  • Continue until you play 2-3 games.
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