(Ages 5 – 6)

Class 2 – Teamwork

Active Warm-Up – 7 Minutes
  • Arms: Shoulder taps
  • Legs: Beginner squats
  • Abs: Sit ups
  • Core: Bridge with side taps
Mat Chat – 3-minutes (Includes Water Break)
  • Today we are going to work on TEAMWORK.
  • TEAMWORK means working together, helping each other and having great sportsmanship.

Here are three TEAMWORK tips that you will learn today:

1. Working together cooperatively without fighting or arguing. 2. Helping each other accomplish a goal. 3. Having sportsmanship when playing by not cheating, whining, or bragging.
Skill-Building Drills – 15 Minutes

Back and Forth:

In this drill the students are going to practice their kicks back and forth while learning how to take turns quickly.
  • Teaching SKILLZ: INTRINSIC MOTIVATION – Challenge the students not to make a mistake so they don’t have to start over again with their partner.
  • Brain SKILLZ: DIVIDED ATTENTION – The students will multi-task by counting and kicking at the same time while alternating with their partner.

Instructor Switch:

The students will build their teamwork skills by calling out Martial Arts moves for the instructor to perform. This will help the students build confidence and good leadership skills.
  • Teaching SKILLZ: CHOICES – The student gets to choose which moves to call out for their instructor, therefore building more confidence in their social skills.
  • Brain SKILLZ: LONG-TERM MEMORY – The student will have to recall martial arts moves for their instructor to perform, therefore building their memory of those movements.
Skill Stripe Test – 15 Minutes

See Testing Charts:

Beginner Testing Chart
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Intermediate Testing Chart
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Advanced Testing Chart
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Active Stretches: 5-minutes
  • Arm circles
  • Cross Over Toe Touches
  • Side Lunges
  • Ski Stretches
Game – 3-minutes
  • 4 Corners

End of Class Announcments:

2 Minutes