Drill: Ninja Circle
Equipment needed: One number dot (per student)
Instructors needed: One per group
Description: The students will work on their BLOCKING by taking turns to lead a group through blocks.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – Whichever student does the best high blocks can pick next.
LONG TERM MEMORY – The student must be able to turn the dot and know the number, and remember how to do a high block correctly.
Step 1
Divide your students into groups.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each group you will need number dots for each student spread around the circle face down.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The student will run and pick up a number dot and bring it back to the circle.
  • They will then lead the group through however many blocks is on the number dot.
  • Whoever had the best blocks gets to pick the next number.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Switch hands with each block.
  • Count every rep super loud.
  • Hold blocking hands high and chamber hands tight.
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has 1 turn.
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