Skill: Strength
Drill: Moving Up
Equipment needed: Four dots for each line
Instructors needed: Several to monitor
Description: Students will work on their STRENGTH by increasing the repetitions of each exercise.
Teaching SKILLZ:
CHOICES – On the second round, the instructor can have them choose between two leg exercise the instructor picks. On the third round, they can choose between two core exercises that the instructor picks. The choice in the activity will empower the students, as they will feel more in control over what they are doing.
RESPONSE INHIBITION – The students must be able to do an increasing number of pushups on each dot. This works on their ability to complete a task despite distraction, as they have to do more and more pushups every time even though their arms are getting tired.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Put each line’s dots six feet apart for each other
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • When the instructor says “Go!”, the students in the front of their lines will run to the first dot
  • The student will start with five push-ups
  • As soon as they finish, they will move to the next dot and do ten push-ups
  • The next dot will be fifteen and the last dot twenty push-ups
  • Once they finish, they will high five the next person in line to go
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Give 100% so you can get stronger
  • Keep going because it will get harder if you take more breaks
  • Cheer on your team members so they have encouragement
Step 5
  • After everyone has done push-ups, move to squat jumps, and then leg raises
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