Drill: Bouncy Pad
Equipment needed: 1 Kicking Shield per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice HOPPING by demonstrating their ability to do multiple hops on top of a kicking shield without falling off the top of the kicking shield.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student falls off of the pad, then they will have to restart. If they can do ten jumps in a row without falling off of the pad, then the instructor has five pushups.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to hop onto the pad without falling off multiple times in a row. This works on their ability to participate in visual activities, as the students must be able to see how far and high they need to jump in order to land on the pad without falling.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
The students will have a seat in front of the instructor.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The 1st student in each line will stand up and get on top of the pad.
  • When the instructor counts the student will jump on on top of the shield and land on the shield.
  • The student will have to do 10 jumps on top of the target without falling off, if they do then they have to start over.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your feet together on every jump.
  • Eyes open as you hop on the pad.
  • Bring your knees up on each rep.
Step 5
  • Continue until each person has 2-3 turns.
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