Zig-Zag Balance Beam

Zig-Zag Balance Beam – Walk

  1. Step up on beam and walk entire length of beam while maintaining balance
  2. Continue forwards and backwards for more of a challenge

Zig-Zag Balance Beam – Touch Down

  1. Balance on one leg with slightly bent knee
  2. Slowly bend supporting knee to lower upper body towards beam
  3. Attempt to touch beam while maintaining balance on single leg
  4. Return slowly with control and repeat on opposite leg

Zig-Zag Balance Beam – Overhead Reach

  1. The balance on beam with one-leg with that knee slightly bent
  2. Allow the non-balancing leg to raise backward as you bend forward at the hips
  3. Extend arms overhead to reach forward with a comfortable bend
  4. Return slowly with control and repeat on the opposite leg


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