Skill: Kicking
Drill: Castle Crashers
Equipment needed: One kicking shield, 3 small square blocks per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will work on their KICKING in this drill by kicking three stacked objects one at a time without knocking all the blocks over or putting their foot on the ground.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student can hit all the blocks down correctly, the instructor will do three pushups.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to see where the highest block is and kick that block down without knocking down the others.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line you will need one kicking shield with 3 small square blocks stacked on top and one instructor to spot.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The student will perform a front kick chamber.
  • Then they will kick the blocks one by one going from top to bottom.
  • Be careful not to knock all the blocks over.
  • Make sure they keep their head and knee high to have good balance.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Keep your chamber knee high.
  • Try not to swing your leg when kicking.
  • Kick carefully but not too slow.
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has 2 turns.
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