This exercise to develop coordination and running skills is generally suitable for players of 4-6 years


  • The players sit with their legs out in front
  • Beginning slowly swing each hand up to the side of the head in turn as if running
  • Speed up as technique improves
  • Progress the exercise by getting the players to swing their arms while in a standing position

Key Points

  • Sit upright
  • Attempt to achieve a rhythm without losing control


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