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Junior Activity Week 
Landing Resources
3 Types of Landings
Demonstrate safety procedures and practices to avoid 
unnecessary risks 
Learning Outcomes
Students will 
*Discuss possible risk management strategies
*Develop landings on their feet
*Develop landings on their hands
*Develop landings on other parts of the body
Warm Up 
Intro to gymnastics/assessment/expectations
Teacher discusses Outcomes and Safety practices for Gymnastics. ie. Non-contact spotting 
Station 1
Go over different landing techniques
Landing on feet - The absorption of force should be via the knee joint. 
Focus: motor cycle landing – toes, balls of feet, heels, knees, hips, chest up, arms in front - Hold landing 3 seconds    
Record your partner using the Video delay app
Standing - Complete
Bench - Complete
Ladder (four high) - Complete
Ladder (onto big fat mats)
Give him/her a grade for each of the key points
Toe/ball of foot/Heel (out of 3)
Bent knees hands out (out of 3)
Bottom goes back with chest up (out of 3)


Station 2     
Landing on hands (Prone) - Absorb the fall with your hands all the way down. Keep the body straight through the fall, do not arch back. Finish with chest and shoulders just barely off the mat. Hold the position for 3 seconds.
Record your partner using the Video delay app
On bench
Ladder onto fat mat
Station 3    
Landing on hands (backwards) - This position allows the elbow to bend and the force to be absorbed through the fingers to the elbow. Fingers must always be pointing towards the toes. Hold the position for 3 seconds.
Record your partner using the Video delay app
On bench
Ladder onto fat mat   
Confident only try these
What did you learn today?
What were the key points for each of the three falls?