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How to Move: body control

Body control builds balance and coordination for preschoolers
Body control builds balance and coordination for preschoolers
Kidskills International

How To Move: Body Control
How to move? We all work hard, everyday, to develop our abilities to gain:

  • Body control
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Flexibility
  • With a quick look at this pair of positions, you can guide you child to an experience that is both fun and functional.

The ability to control the spinal column by adjusting the tummy and the back will benefit youngsters as they develop mastery of their torso. Whether they are kneeling, as in this exercise series or standing, the ability to stabilize the back and stretch the spine, fully, are keys to good movement skills.

Activities that demand torso control while running...abound!

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Track running and field events
  • Dancing
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • this list is endless...

How to Move: small tasks to master

Children grow into teens and then adults and most people find enjoyment as well as healthy challenges by active participation in physical activities. Whether attempting performances as an individual or with a group or team, humans will thrive and achieve skill mastery when they can control their body:

  • Balance
  • Locomotion
  • Jumping and leaping
  • Handling equipment
  • all require experiencing small task mastery.

Give this small task a try! Look at the illustrations and read the simple training tips. Your children will gain a motor skill that will last a lifetime!

Source: kidskills.com via Diane on Pinterest

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