This exercise to develop jumping skills challenges the players to discover different ways and combinations of taking off and landing

Organisation

  • Lay out a number of obstacles or markers in a circle
  • The players move around the circle jumping over each marker in turn
  • Take off and land in as many ways as possible; from 2 feet to 2 feet, from 1 foot to 2 feet, from 2 feet to 1 foot, a hop from 1 foot to 1 foot and a step or leap from 1 foot to the other foot

Key Points

  • Ensure the players have enough room to perform the exercise safely
  • Land softly with bent knees, straight back and head up

Equipment

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