This exercise to develop jumping skills is generally suitable for players of 4-6 years


  • Standing on the spot jump in the air kicking one leg forward and the other back
  • Land with both feet together
  • Practice jumping with the right leg forward and the left back and vice versa
  • As the players become more proficient challenge them to perform the jump after a short run up

Key Points

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


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