Dumbbell Swing

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-Objective:

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For players to complete a set number of dumbbell swings.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Non-locomotor

  • Balance

-Equipment List:

  • One Bosu ball

  • A pair of equally weighted dumbells

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-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • A player stands on a Bosu ball holding a dumbbell in each hand.

-Instructions:

  • On the signal to begin the player swings the dumbbells forward while going into a squat.

  • The dumbbells are then swung backwards while the player comes to a more upright balanced position.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation:

  • Flip the Bosu ball upside-down.

  • Question for Understanding:

  • What helps a player keep balance when swinging the dumbbells?