Skill: Courage
Drill: Fancy Feet
Equipment needed: 1 ring, 1 Wavemaster top and 1 slammer pad for each line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will work on their FOCUS by demonstrating proper chambers and foot positioning without dropping their ring.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student drops the ring while they are kicking the pad, they will have five jumping jacks.
DIVIDED ATTENTION – The student must be able to kick the pad, focusing on not dropping the ring on their foot but also focusing on hitting the pad with only the ball of their foot.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Place one hand on the Wavemaster top for balance and the other hand in guard.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Chamber one leg and place the ring around that foot.
  • Kick the slammer pad with only the ball of the foot (front kicks) for 3 reps, without touching your foot to the floor or dropping your ring.
  • You have 2 chances to make it to 3.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your chamber knee high.
  • Extend through the ball of your foot.
  • Don’t kick so fast that you drop the ring.
Step 5
  • Continue for 2 sets, switching legs on the second round.
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