This is an exercise to develop coordination skills which uses a training ladder


  • The player moves through the ladder sideways placing each foot in every space
  • Remember to practice this technique leading with both the left and right foot

Key Points

  • Ensure the ladder is properly laid out; reset it if necessary before each ‘go’
  • Use the arms to maintain balance
  • Do not cross the legs


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