Drill: Static Leg Exercise: Advanced Squat Holds
Equipment needed: None
Instructors needed: Several to monitor
Description: The students will build their leg strength by holding their body in a squat position with one leg while their arms are extended in front of them.
Step 1
  • Have your students stand with their feet shoulder-width apart and arms extended in front of them, keeping the arms parallel to the ground.
Step 2 -Explain the rules:
  • When I say, “go” you will raise one leg off the ground and lower your body with your other leg while your arms remain extended in front of you, parallel to the ground.
  • You will hold the advanced squat position and count to twenty.
  • While you are counting, try not to move your body at all.
  • Continue for two turns; one turn with each leg extended.
Step 3:
  • Continue for two turns; one turn with each leg extended off the ground.
  • On each turn, try to have them try to lower their body even further.
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