This exercise to develop coordination and jumping skills uses a training ladder


  • Hop through a ladder placing both feet in every space
  • To vary this exercise, hop 2 spaces forward and 1 space back progressing through the ladder

Key Points

  • Ensure the ladder is properly laid out; reset it if necessary before each ‘go’
  • Land softly with bent knees, straight back and head up


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