Drill: Elevator Jumps
Equipment needed: Three slammer pad for each student.
Instructors needed: Multiple to Monitor
Description: Students will work on their JUMPING skills by jumping off pads into their guardian’s arms.
Step 1
Give each guardian 3 slammer pads for their ninjas.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Then have them spread out around the mat with their students.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • For level one the students will stand on one slammer pad then jump to their guardian’s arms.
  • Level two, the parent will stack two slammer pads up and the student will then jump from two pads high to their guardian.
  • Level three, the guardian will stack three pads up and allow their student to jump to them again.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Help your student with getting on to the pads.
  • If they are scared at first reassure them that you are there to catch them.
  • Cheer for them and hug them when they do jump to you.
Step 5
  • Continue as many times as you can until time is called (approximately 2-minutes).
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