Practice stepping-over a hurdle:
Have students line up in equal numbers on the
starting line behind the 4-rows (flights) of hurdles. One-by-one,
have them walk forward stepping-over a flight of 3-hurdles.
Practice trail log action over the hurdle:
Have students line up to ft side of each flight of hurdles
and, 1) place the /lead foot (the foot. that goes over hurdle
first) on the ground to the side and ahead of the hurdle,
then 2) lean forward and pull their trailing leg up and
over the side of the hurdle. Emphasize pulling the trail
leg knee towards the armpit and turning the small toe UP
towards the sky as the foot passes over the hurdle.
Practice load log action over the hurdle:
Have students line up to the side of each hurdle
flight, this time with the trail foot behind and to the
side of the hurdle. Instruct them to extend the lead leg
knee towards the side of the hurdle and clear the foot with
a pawing-action back towards the ground.
Practice arm action over the hurdle:
Have students walkover a hurdle flight once more, practicing
proper lead-leg/trail-leg action and reaching forward with
that oppo-5ite arm as the lead leg steps-over the hurdle.