Drill: Pad Quake
Equipment needed: 1 Kicking shield per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice BALANCE by demonstrating their ability to control where their body moves as they try to hold a middle stance on a pad as the instructor try’s to knock them off.
Teaching SKILLZ:
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
The students will sit with the instructor.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The 1st student in each line will stand up and get on top of their kicking shield.
  • The student must then get into a middle stance on top of their pad, the instructor will then have 10 seconds to try and knock the students off the pad.
  • If the student fall they will have 3 jumping jacks, but if they can hold it the instructor gets 5 jumping jacks.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Get low so you hold your balance
  • Bend your knees so that you look good.
  • Don’t give up even if you fall.
Step 5
  • Continue until each person has 2-3 turns.
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