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Adult vs Child Challenge


Adult v child challenges

This has been set up by our Sports Partnership and I think the children will really enjoy it.  They love it when we get involved!

Gymnastics challenges

  1. Linking jumps – How many jumps can you link together in 10 seconds? You can choose from: Straight jump, tuck jump, star jump, pike jump, straddle jump, jump ½ turn and jump full turn.
  2. Rock backwards and forwards to stand – How many can you do in 30 seconds?
  3. Balance on one leg – Close your eyes and time how long you can hold it for.
  4. Lever hold – Hold for as long as possible on a bench or a chair from a sitting position.  As soon as drop, time stops.
  5. Z-shape hold – Toilet roll against the wall, knees against the toilet roll – z shape, bottom lifted off heels, finger tips to wall, arms parallel with shoulders.  Hold as long as possible.


Fitness Challenges

  1. Shuttle runs – 6 metre distance.  Markers at 0, 2, 4 and 6 metres.  A point is scored for each marker touched.  Touch them and back to start. Do them in order i.e. run to 2 metres and back, then to 4 metres and back, then to 6 metres and back then repeat. 30 seconds time limit.
  2. Squat jumps – Feet shoulder width apart, bend at the knees, bottom in line with knees. Strong upwards jump, land softly into next squat.  30 seconds time limit.
  3. Skipping – Skip with a rope or hoop on the spot for 30 seconds.  How many can you do?
  4. Press ups – Hands shoulder width apart, keep back flat, lower nose to floor.  Half or full.  How many can you do in 30 seconds?
  5. Plank – Shoulders over elbows, flat back.  Hold as long as possible.

Football Challenges

1) Toe taps – How many can you do in 30 seconds?

2) Keepy uppies – How many can you do in 3o seconds?

3) Wall pass – Kick the ball continuously against the wall.  How many can you do in 30 seconds?

4) Triangle shuttle runs – Make a triangle with objects 2metres apart.  Dribble the ball around the left object and back, repeat with the right.  How many can you do in 30 seconds?

5) Chipping the ball – Mark a distance 1 metre from your object.  Chip the ball over the object without touching it.  Keep adding more height.  How high can you go?