Skill: Kicking
Drill: Dizzy Kicks
Equipment needed: One kicking target per line
Instructors needed: 1 per Line
Description: The students will spin in a circle three times and then kick the pad.
Teaching SKILLZ:
HEALTHY COMPETITION – Make it a race to see which student will finish the fastest. Giving the teams silly names can also motivate the students to win as a team.
Brain SKILLZ:
RESPONSE INHIBITION – The student must be able to find the pad and kick it without acting silly or falling, despite being dizzy.
Step 1
Divide your students into even lines.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Line the students up on one end of the mat.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • On the other end, have an instructor hold a kicking target for each line.
  • You will race down the mat to the instructor.
  • You will spin around three times.
  • You will kick the target four times using both legs.
  • Then you will race back to the end of the line.
  • Continue until each student has a turn.
 
  • You can make it fun by making it a race to see which line is the fastest.
 
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Learn to focus while being dizzy
Step 5
  • You can make it even more challenging by placing a ring on the ground and having them spin within the ring.
 
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