Split Squats

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-Objective:

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For players to complete a set number of split-squats.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Non-locomotor

  • Balance

-Equipment List:

  • One Bosu ball

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Players stand with one foot on the ground with the Bosu ball behind them.

  • Players then bring one foot backwards to rest on the Bosu ball with their toes or ball of feet.

  • Hands are clasped in front of face (or holding a ball in front of face)

-Instructions:

  • On the signal to begin, players lower their body so that the knee (of the leg resting on the ball) nears the ground and the other leg does not go past 90 degrees. This is one repetition.

  • Complete a set number of repetitions.

  • Do the same but with opposite feet forward and backwards.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Question for Understanding:

  • What techniques help players to retain balance in this challenge?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

JOHNBYL50@gmail.com

 (905) 923-0938

212 Stonehenge Drive, Unit 50

Ancaster, Ontario

L9K 1N4

Canada

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