Skill: Punching
Drill: Dizzy Punches
Equipment needed: Two focus mitts and one ring per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will spin in a circle three times and then punch the focus mitts.
Teaching SKILLZ:
HEALTHY COMPETITION – Make it a race to see which student will finish the fastest. Giving the teams silly names can also motivate the students to win as a team.
RESPONSE INHIBITION – The student must be able to find the pad and punch it without acting silly or falling, despite being dizzy.
Step 1
Divide your students into even lines with no more than four students per line.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Line the students up on one end of the mat.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • On the other end, have an instructor hold focus mitts for each line and lay a ring in front of the instructor.
  • You will race down the mat to the ring.
  • You will spin around three times while staying inside of the ring.
  • You will kick the ring four times using both hands.
  • Then you will race back to the end of the line.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Apply punches while dizzy
  • Try not to be silly when dizzy
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has a turn.
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