Coaching Association of Canada

Animal Stretching

Stage of Activity 

Active Start, FUNdamentals

Equipment

None

Time

5-10 min

Number of People

Unlimited 

How it Works

Players skate (jog) around perimeter and perform stretches led by coach: be a stork (one leg pulled up), be a frog (hopping), be a snake (crawling along the ice), be an elephant (arms swinging like a trunk), be a giraffe (stretch up high), be a horse (gallop), be a bird (fly with arms out)

Applications

Warm-up

Modifications

Can be used in the following environments: field, court, gym, snow, ice.