This exercise to develop balance skills is generally suitable for players

of 4-6 years

Organisation

  • Use an unstable object like a wobble board or cushion
  • To begin the players stand still on the board for as long as possible
  • Then move through a variety of balance positions while remaining on the wobble board
  • Close the eyes to increase the difficulty
  • Use two or more wobble boards; get the players to balance using different combinations of arms and legs, or to move from kneeling or ground positions into standing positions
     

Key Points

  • Keep the upper body tall
  • Raise the arms to the sides to help maintain balance

Equipment

  • An inventory of equipment to support ABC exercises is available in the Resources section