Drill: Laser Beam
Equipment needed: 1 Foam Noodle Per Line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice HOPPING by demonstrating their ability to hop over a moving obstacle multiple times without falling.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student can jump over the noodle without getting hit, the instructor will do five pushups.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to see the noodle coming towards their feet and space their jump correctly.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line you will need an instructor.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • You are going to jump over the laser beam 5 times.
  • The laser beam will start to go faster on round 2.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your feet together.
  • Bring your knees up when you jump.
  • Land strong and try not to fall.
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has two turns.
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