Step Up with High Knee

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-Objective:

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For players to step up on the Bosu ball with one leg and lift the other knee to a high position and then go back to start.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Non-locomotor

  • Balance

-Equipment List:

  • One Bosu ball

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-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Players stand directly in front of a Bosu ball.

-Instructions:

  • Players then step up on the Bosu ball with one leg and lift the other knee to a high position and then go back to start.

  • The next step players step up with the opposite leg.

  • The above completes one repetition.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation:

  • Flip Bosu ball and use upside-down.

  • Question for Understanding:

  • What helps players retain balance when on the Bosu ball? How might arms play a role?

  • Is it easier stepping up with one leg than the other? Why?

  • Is it easier the Bosu ball right side up or upside-down? Why?