WHY SHOULD BOYS TAKE POWER TUMBLING?
Power Tumbling consists of many physical education aspects and fitness aspects. Every boy could benefit from these skills in sports later on in life. In Europe, all preschool children begin power tumbling and they continue as they grow because it is a great foundation for all sports. Look at the chart below to see all qualities an athlete needs to possess to be successful. Many of those qualities can be acquired from power tumbling which will prepare children for all sports.
MOVEMENT NEEDED FOR WHAT SPORT
Jumping, hopping, skipping, galloping, Track, basketball, football, tennis
BALL HANDLING SKILLS:
throwing, catching, passing Football, basketball, volleyball
THE 4 FITNESS COMPONENTS:
Muscular endurance, cardiovascular Tennis, soccer, basketball, golf,
endurance, strength, flexibility football, track, swimming
MOTOR FITNESS COMPONENTS:
Coordination, balance, speed, agility, power all sports
Not only do boys learn aspects of fitness that will help them later in life for sports, but they learn social skills which will help them later in life in other areas.