Sponge Ball Catch

Playing catch has been more fun than challenging. Possibly due to the amount it can be adjusted. The ball can be tossed with more or less force. This translates into how challenging it might be to catch. The ball we have been playing catch with is called a sponge ball, after some research. I found … More Sponge Ball Catch

Jumping Rope

Jumping rope is one of the most challenging movements. During my childhood, it was one of the most frustrating. Watching kids spin the rope around themselves with ease. Not taking them long to get the hang of hopping over the moving rope. Soon, they moved on to playing in small groups. Taking a larger rope, … More Jumping Rope

Small Ball Toss

The time had arrived to move forward from the lacrosse and tennis balls. We weren’t going to abandon working with them. But, Bernard wanted to progress the movement by adding another challenge to the mix. The new ball was small and squishy. Similar to the size of the small bouncy balls we used as kids. … More Small Ball Toss

Ten Bounces

Cerebral palsy can have its impact on different parts of the body. Sometimes only the upper half or lower half. Other times the disability might influence only the left or right side. In my case, cerebral palsy has an impact on my entire body. The left side is more impaired, but cerebral palsy can be … More Ten Bounces

Repetition Penalty

It pays to be a winner. This has been a phrase used by Bernard. He has utilized it the entire time we have worked together. With many aspects going into the phrase. It helps activate one of the most important concepts needed in training, focus. When the mind begins to wonder inside the gym or … More Repetition Penalty