Skill: Kicking
Drill: Donkey Kicks
Equipment needed: 1 Kicking Shield Per Line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: In this drill we will work on having good spatial awareness with their kicks by KICKING behind us and using the bottom of the foot.
Teaching SKILLZ:
EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student kicks hard on the last one, the instructor will fall over.
VISUAL PROCESSING – The student must be able to turn their head and look over their shoulder, see the target and do the proper kick.
Step 1
Divide your students into lines
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
For each line have one instructor holding a kicking shield.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • The first student in line will turn away from the instructor and drop to hands and knees.
  • Then look over the right shoulder.
  • You will then kick 5 times with the right leg trying to hit the pad.
  • Do your #5 try to knock your instructor over when you kick!
  • On round 2, use the other leg.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Look in the same direction you are kicking.
  • Remember to use the bottom of your foot.
  • Yell loud when you kick!
Step 5
  • Continue until each student has 2 turns.
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