Skill: Kicking
Drill: Helping Each Other
Equipment needed: Clapper target
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: In this drill, the students are going to practice their kicks by holding the target for each other.
Teaching SKILLZ:
HEALTHY COMPETITION – See which partners can have the best teamwork and count the loudest; the instructor can also come up with silly team names for the partnerships as well to motivate them.
WORKING MEMORY – The student must be able to remember the proper procedures while working with their partner, like bowing and counting for each other correctly.
Step 1
Pair your students with a partner. Give one student the clapper target.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
The students will face each other and bow, shake hands with their right hand, and look each other in the eyes and say “do your best.”
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • One student will hold the clapper pad firmly with both hands
  • The partner will front kick the target five times
  • The student holding the pad will count loudly for five kick
  • The student will hand the target to his/ her partner and repeat the steps
  • When they are both finished helping each other, they will shake hands again, look each other in the eye, and say “good job.”
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Learn how to hold for partner kicks
  • Count as you encourage partner
  • Kick the target with partner
  • Teamwork
Step 5
  • Repeat the drill until everyone has at least two turns.
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