Skill: Blocking
Drill: Pop Blocks
Equipment needed: 1 Foam Bopper
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will work on their BLOCKING in this drill by standing up as fast as they can and demonstrate two blocks.
Teaching SKILLZ:
TRICKERY – The instructor can say words that sound like “go”, like “gopher” or “go-kart”, in order to keep the students engaged and enhance their auditory processing.
AUDITORY PROCESSING – The student must be able to hear the instructor say “go”, and pop up and do two blocks.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line you will need one instructor to hold a foam bopper.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The students will lie on their stomachs.
  • When the instructor says go, the student will “pop” up and do 2 blocks.
  • Then lie back down on their stomachs.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Stand up as quickly as you can.
  • Make sure you are fully standing before blocking
  • Switch hands each time you block.
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has 2 turns.
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