Drill: Pancake Punches
Equipment needed: 3 spot dots per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: Students will demonstrate PUNCHING by demonstrating their ability to punch small targets out of the air without missing.
Teaching SKILLZ:
NEUROBICS – When the “pancake” flies through the air, the students can try and name the color as they punch it.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to see the “pancake” flying in the air, and punch it as far as they can without missing.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Have 1 instructor for each line to throw the spot dots
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Students will stand 3 steps away from the instructor
  • The instructor will throw the first spot in the air
  • The student will have to punch the dot out of the air before it hits the ground
  • They will try to hit 3 in a row to earn a point
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your eyes on the pancake
  • Do your best to keep your hands up
  • Always aim for the middle of the pancake
Step 5
  • Continue so each student get 2-3 turns.
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