Drill: Hurdle Jumps With Kicks
Equipment needed: 2 hurdles and a clapper target (per line)
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: In this drill, the students are going to jump over hurdles that are spread far apart which will build their leg muscles.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student falls over, or knocks over the hurdles, then they must do five jumping jacks.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to jump over the hurdles, despite the distance between them, and land on the other side without falling. This works on their ability to do visual activities.
Step 1
Divide your students into several lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Set up 2 hurdles that are spread at least 1 foot apart. Have an instructor on the other side of the hurdles holding a clapper target.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The first student in each line will jump over the hurdles and then kick the target 10 times alternating legs.
  • Continue until each student has a turn.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Focus on Jumping Properly to build leg muscles
Step 5
  • Repeat the drill 2 more times and spread the hurdles a little further apart each time.
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