Skill: Rollin
Drill: Figure 8 Rolls
Equipment needed: One ball per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will roll a ball in and out of their legs in a figure “8” motion. This will help the students build hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness.
Teaching SKILLZ:
HEALTHY COMPETITION – See which student can complete a figure 8 the fastest without losing track of their ball.
WORKING MEMORY – The student must be able to remember the motion of a figure 8 as they do this drill, and complete multiple figure 8s in a row.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line you will need a small ball.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • You are going to roll a ball in and out of your legs in a figure “8” motion.
  • Keep at least one hand on the ball at all times.
  • Your goal is to not let the ball roll away.
  • On the third turn you can make it a competition to see who can make a figure “8” the fastest.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Move fast in a figure 8 pattern.
  • Remember the shape of the 8 pattern
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has three turns.
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