This exercise to develop balance skills is generally suitable for players of

4-6 years


  • The player lies face down on the ground
  • Raise the arms and legs individually and then together on opposite sides and then the same side
  • Move into the press-up position by lifting the body onto the arms and feet
  • Rotate the feet to the side while continuing to balance on the arms; raise the top foot into the air
  • Return to the press-up position; lift the feet to balance on the knees

Key Points

  • Make each movement at a slow steady pace


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