At Home Training by 2020 Armor Partner Skillz: Lesson #2 Teamwork for 5-6 Year Olds

Section 1: Active Warm-ups 

  • Arms: Shoulder taps for 10 reps – You will tap your left should with your right hand, and then tap your right shoulder with your left hand.
  • Legs: Beginner squats for 10 reps – You will lower your body into a deep squat position while your arms remain extended in front of you, and then raise your body back up.
  • Abs: Sit ups for 10 reps – You will raise your shoulders off the ground, and then lower them back to the ground.
  • Core: Bridge with side taps for 10 reps – Tap the side of your leg with your hand, alternating arms.

Assignment Overview

  • Today you are going to work on TEAMWORK. 
  • Here are the three TEAMWORK tips that I want you to practice today:
  • Be loud when you lead your partner.
  • Go through the commands quickly. 
  • Lead by great example.

Section 2: Skill-building drill (Do three sets)

  • Be the coach: You will build your TEAMWORK skills by coaching your partner through an exercise of your choice. When you lead, follow these steps: 1.) Say the name of the exercise; 2.) Say how many reps you will do; and 3.) Lead by counting out each rep. Switch partners.  
  • Lumber jacks – You will practice teamwork by kicking targets back and forth with your partner 10 times each leg.       

Section 3: Active stretches   

  • Arm circles backwards and forwards for 10 reps each – Swing your arms in large circles to the front and then to the back.
  • Ski’s for 10 reps each – Stand with feet together. Place your hands on your knees. While keeping your knees together, move them in a large circular clockwise motion, then switch directions.
  • Side lunges for 10 reps – Stand with feet together. Step out to the side with one foot. Bend your knee while keeping your hands on the floor. Alternate sides. 
  • Cross over toe touches for 10 reps – From a standing position cross one leg over the other, keeping feet close together. Place one hand over the other and lean forward to touch your toes. Alternate sides.

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