Part B

Balancing exercises to develop movement control and stability in the lower body and trunk

Single Leg Balance with Push to Unbalance
Sets: 1 Repetitions: 1 / leg Duration: 15 seconds / leg
Coaching points:
  • Player one stands on one leg with standing knees slightly bent. Player two stands beside player one
  • Using both hands, player two tries to push player one off balance while player one maintains their balance
Key cues:
  • Chest up
  • Brace through the trunk
  • Hip, knee, ankle in line

Single Leg Box Hops
Sets: 1 Repetitions: 6 / leg
Coaching points:
  • Begin by balancing on one leg
  • Perform four continuous hops on the same leg to draw a box shape
Key cues:
  • Brace through the trunk
  • Hip, knee, ankle in line
  • Soft knees