Skill: FOCUS
Drill: Dodgeball Bash
Equipment needed: 2 different color dodgeballs per line
Instructors needed: One per line
Description: In this drill students will work on FOCUS with their eyes by visually tracking 2 balls thrown and punching the color ball the instructor calls.
If the student is able to hit the correct balls out of the air every time, then the instructor will do five pushups
The student must be able to hear the instructor call out a color, see the correct ball and punch it in the air. This challenges the student’s ability to make the correct choices quickly.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Have 1 instructor per line holding 2 different color dodgeballs
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The first student in each line will go to a guarding stance.
  • The instructor will then gently toss the two balls into the air.
  • He/she will then call one of the colors.
  • The student must quickly punch and hit ONLY that color dodgeball.
  • Do this 3 times and then go to the end of your line.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your eyes on the balls
  • Keep both hands up when punching
  • Yell loud when you punch
Step 5
  • Continue for 2-3 rounds.
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