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Four Corners Movement

PURPOSES/OBJECTIVE: Warm-up; Fitness; and Locomotor skills

EQUIPMENT: Four cones and music

FORMATION: A square with a cone in each comer with students spread out along the square.

DESCRIPTION: Students travel along the square as the music is playing. At each corner, they must change their locomotor movement For example, on one side students skip; on the next side, students jog, on the third side, students gallop; and on the final side, students walk. Students may pass on the outside if they are going faster than their peers.

VARIATIONS: Change locomotor skills or the quality of movement (i.e., high, low, soft, heavy, fast, slow); Use sport agility movements (i.e., grapevine step, backwards running; pivots; high knees).

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