Wednesday, January 4, 2017 – The Brand X Method

Wednesday, January 4, 2017


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Brand X Method™ Kids Workout

Monthly Focus for January 2017
Foundational Movement: Jumping and jump mechanics
Physical Literacy: Language
Accessory Movements: Handstand, handstand push-up and progressions, ring row
Plane of Movement: Transverse
3:00-4:00, alternate
30 seconds – tag
30 seconds – jumping jacks

Blocked jumps and bunny hops – discuss, demo and practice (with feet together, bend knees tracking outward and land feet together, knees bent outward)

1:00 – downward dog, focus on at least 1 heel down – crawl out to handstand push-up (stinkbug), tap top of head, crawl back to downward dog position

3:00 – grasshoppers (focus on ankle passing plane of opposite shoulder at some point)
2:00 – press with AbMat (focus on neutral spine and true overhead [discuss HSPU/upside down])
1:00 – broad jumps

BXK Charades – Based on the traditional charades game, players attempt to communicate a class-related idea or phrase without words or sounds. Trainer relays a word related to things that are done or seen in your kids class to the first player. The player then attempts to relate the word without sound, equipment or props. After a kid correctly guesses the word he or she gets a turn to relay a word.

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