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09-27-2011, 10:26 PM
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Just a word of caution about saying it's ok to fall, it's important to tell them that it's not ok to fall on purpose. My 5 year old just started and I see a number of kids who will fall just for the sake of falling, which drives the coach nuts.
Nah, it's all good. They're just getting comfortable with falling. And I love seeing them practice doing 360 spins on their knees or whatever. It sounds like those kids would love an obstacle course drill with a superman slide under a stick or something similar. I had a group of kids once that got some extra ice time after practice where I was running that station and I swear they would have slided under that stick all day. It's really fun for them and great for agility.

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