Common faults

  • Stamping feet
  • Not leaning forward or leaning forward too much
  • Moving same arm and leg at the same time


  • Demonstrate the correct movement
  • Give verbal coaching cues of the correct technique
    • Opposite arm, opposite leg
    • Keep arms bent at 90 degrees
    • Head up
  • If child is fatigued, resulting in poor technique, allow the child to rest or slow down until the movement can be executed with correct technique