Skill: PUNCHING
Drill: Catching
Equipment needed: 1 Kicking Shield Per Line
Instructors needed: 1 instructor per line
Description: The students will practice PUNCHING by trying to do punches while they chase the instructor down and punch their pad as fast as they can for 10 seconds.
Teaching SKILLZ: TRICKERY
  • The instructor will try and trick the student into moving by saying words that sound like “GO” to try and get the student to move.
Brain SKILLZ: ATTENTION CONTROL
  • The students will work on staying focused on chasing their instructor and not leaving the game to do something else.
Step 1
  • Have students form lines with their instructor
Step 2 – Explain the Rules:
  • The 1st student in line will stand up and face the instructor who will be holding the kicking shield.
  • When the instructor says “GO” the student will chase the instructor while also trying to punch the instructors pad.
  • They will continue chasing their instructor until the time is up for their turn.
  • The student will have 10 seconds on each turn!
Step 3 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your eyes open so you can see the instructor.
  • Move your feet so that you can chase the instructor..
  • Punch fast so that you can hit the pad fast.
Step 4
  • Continue until each student has 2-3 turns.
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