Skill: Kicking
Drill: Elevator
Equipment needed: Three larger targets and one clapper target per line
Instructors needed: Two per line
Description: In this drill the students are going to practice kicking with this leg in the air while standing on different levels of targets.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student can complete the final level without falling over and kicking correctly, the instructor will do three pushups.
ATTENTION CONTROL – The student must be able to focus on their balance and stay on the pad while doing their kicks.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Have the student do three kicks without putting his (her) foot down in between kicks.
  • You may need to hold the students hand to help him (her) keep balance.
  • After the student completes the task, have him (her) stand on a target and repeat the task.
  • Repeat the drill adding a second target, and then a third target.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Work on keeping your balance as you stand on uneven surfaces.
  • Kick as your support gets stacked higher and higher
Step 5
  • Continue until every student has a turn.
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