Skill: Strength
Drill: Fish in a Barrel
Equipment needed: 1 kicking shield per group
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: In this drill we will be working on physical and cardio STRENGTH by having student hold back an instructor using powerful pushes and strikes while resisting fatigue.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the instructor escapes, the whole team has ten pushups. If the instructor cannot escape, then the instructor has ten pushups.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The students must see the instructor come towards them and hit the target with as many techniques as they can in order to keep the instructor from escaping. This works on their ability to respond to visual cues.
Step 1
Divide your students into groups
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Have each group form a circle. Place one instructor in the middle holding a kicking shield.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The instructor will randomly choose a student and charge towards them.
  • That student will have 10 seconds to push back, punch, and kick the shield to prevent the instructor from escaping the circle.
  • When the instructor is not being attacked he/she can yell “Jump” and the whole circle does 5 squat jumps, or “Down” and the whole circle does 5 push ups.
  • If the instructor can escape, the whole team has to do 5 burpees.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Make sure you have a 1 on 1.
  • Have the strongest moves possible.
  • Wait for your turn.
Step 5
  • Continue for multiple rounds.
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