Category Archives: Martial Arts

Zebra’s First Martial Arts Class

Today was the Zebras’ first martial arts class!  I went over our rules: keeping our body safe, trying new things, and having fun.  For the next three months, we are focusing on body awareness, strength building, coordination, and self-discipline through … Continue reading

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Martial Arts: Step-Drag On the Lines

In martial arts, the Ladybugs, Rockets, and Explorers learned how to do a step-drag: step with one foot and then drag the other.  We did the step-drag on the spider lines, which gave us directionality, space, and a visual cue … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Blockers!

I had a surprise for the martial arts classes today!  After working hard for the first part of class, I rewarded the Ladybugs, Rockets, and Explorers with using my new blockers!  I have two soft foam blockers that are good … Continue reading

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Stretching And Moving On A Friday

It has been a short week with no school this past Monday.  The students have lots of energy and want to do everything fast and quickly: punching, kicking, and our warm-ups.  Thus, I made a point to focus a little … Continue reading

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Happy Active Fridays!

I love Fridays because I teach 5 Creative Movement and Martial Arts classes.  It is a very active teaching day!  Every Friday, I have Creative Movement with the Dolphins and Seals.  The focus of Creative Movement is on developing motor … Continue reading

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