How can we train balance?

In this lesson, we will learn what balance is and develop an understanding of how to train, focusing on it. We will learn how to use yoga as a method of training, incorporating some basic gymnastics exercises to improve core stability. Please note this lesson will require some physical exercise and additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised when equipment is required. Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring that children follow the correct safety advice provided at the start of this lesson and the instructions the teacher gives during the lesson. Parents and carers are responsible for supervising activities where required and for seeking medical advice in advance if your child has a medical condition that may prevent them taking part in physical activity.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.In which sport situations do performers need to hold their body still?

1/3

Q2.True or false, holding a plank exercises the stomach muscles (the abdominals)?

2/3

Q3.When completing a warm up what type of stretching is dynamic?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.In which sport situations do performers need to hold their body still?

1/3

Q2.True or false, holding a plank exercises the stomach muscles (the abdominals)?

2/3

Q3.When completing a warm up what type of stretching is dynamic?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How can we train balance?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the correct definition of balance?

1/5

Q2.Which pose is the correct yoga pose?

2/5

Q3.What is flexibility?

3/5

Q4.Which is the correct explanation of an active stretch?

4/5

Q5.Which statement is correct?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can we train balance?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the correct definition of balance?

1/5

Q2.Which pose is the correct yoga pose?

2/5

Q3.What is flexibility?

3/5

Q4.Which is the correct explanation of an active stretch?

4/5

Q5.Which statement is correct?

5/5

Lesson summary: How can we train balance?

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