Drill: Battle Blocks
Equipment needed: 2 Small Square Pads Per Line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice BLOCKING by demonstrating that they can middle block to both sides of their body. This will challenge the students physical and mental stages of development as they must randomly demonstrate the rapid blocks.
Teaching SKILLZ:
NEUROBICS – Instead of counting regularly, the instructor can count by colors or animals in order to keep the students engaged and connect the left and right hemispheres of the brain.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to tell when the pad is going to hit them and on what side so they can block correctly.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line you will need 2 square pads or focus mitts
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Your instructor will try to hit you on the sides with the pads
  • Use strong middle blocks with the correct hand so you don’t get hit by the pad
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Have Strong Arms.
  • Yell Loud.
  • Have good chambers.
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has three turns.
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