(Ages 3 – 4)

Class 10 – Punching

Active Warm-Up – 7 Minutes
  • Arms: Seal-ups
  • Legs: Jack-in-the-box
  • Abs: Reverse curl-ups
  • Core: Spider ups
Mat Chat – 3-minutes (Includes Water Break)
  • Today we are going to work on PUNCHING.
  • Who can tell me what PUNCHING means?

Here are the three PUNCHING tips:

1. Keep your fists tight. 2. Pull your other arm tight to your side. 3. Watch where you are punching.
Skill-Building Drills – 15 Minutes

Crazy Race:

Students will practice having good punching by running their hand-mits down to their instructor and then through 10 strong punches
  • Teaching SKILLZ: TRICKERY – Try to trick the students by saying words that sound like the word “go”.
  • Brain SKILLZ: AUDITORY PROCESSING – The students will listen for the word “go” to start running.

Army Punching:

The students will build upper body strength by crawling under the bars and then repeatedly punching the pads.
  • Teaching SKILLZ: EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION – If the student can get to the end without knocking over one of the bars, the instructor will do 5 pushups.
  • Brain SKILLZ: DIVIDED ATTENTION – The student must focus on crawling while staying low, and standing up without hitting the bar.
Active Stretches: 5-minutes
  • Hand throws
  • Hip rotations
  • Knee wobbles
  • Sitting toe touches
Game – 3-minutes
  • Dodge Ball

End of Class Announcements:

2 Minutes