Part B

Balancing exercises to develop movement control and stability in the lower body and trunk

Single Leg Arabesque with Reach
Sets: 1 Repetitions: 6 / leg
Coaching points:
  • Stand on one leg, with the standing knee slightly bent
  • Slowly lean forward from the hip until trunk is parallel to the ground and arms are spread out to the sides
  • Return to upright while trying to maintain balance
Key cues:
  • Shoulders level with hips
  • Brace through the trunk
  • Hip, knee, ankle in line

Hop with 90° turn
Sets: 1 Repetitions: 6 / leg
Coaching points:
  • Begin by standing on one leg with the knee slightly bent
  • Hop up, turning 90° in the air to land squarely on the same foot facing side-on from original position
  • Alternate between turning left and right with both feet
Key cues:
  • Brace through the trunk
  • Soft knees
  • Hip, knee, ankle in line