Skill: Versatility
Drill: Form Breaks
Equipment needed: 1 Board Per Line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will work on their VERSATILITY in this drill by breaking a board with combinations from their form.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student is not able to break the board, then the student has five pushups. If the student can break all the boards on their turn, then the instructor will have ten pushups.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must see the board and hit the correct spot, even if it is a move they are not used to breaking a board with. This works on their ability to make sense of what they see, as they have to see the correct part of the board that they need to hit.
Step 1
Divide the class into lines based on rank.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Each line will need one instructor to hold boards.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The instructor will assign your line with a combination from your form.
  • You must break the board with a technique from the combination.
  • Each person gets 3 shots to break the board.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Have great technique in all techniques leading up to the break.
  • Strike strong and fast to break the board.
  • Show your VERSATILITY boy smoothly continuing with your combination.
Step 5
  • Continue until everyone has 2 turns.
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