Skill: Hoppin
Drill: Three Jumps
Equipment needed: 1 Large Pad
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will practice their HOPPING skills by standing on a unstable surface and jumping as high as they can 3 times without falling off the pad.
Teaching SKILLZ:
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line place one large pad in front of the line and have the first student stand on the pad.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Squat down on the pad.
  • Perform 3 jumps as high as you can.
  • Remember to land on the pad and not fall down
  • For your second turn, perform 5 jumps
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your feet together for better balance in the air
  • Tuck your knees up to your chest for maximum height
  • Land with both feet on the pad
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has 2-3 turns.
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