One student falls backward into the arms of a group of students. The individual stands on a jumping box or similar elevated object. The group lines up shoulder to shoulder in two opposite and facing lines. Students extend their arms and alternate them with the arms of the person directly across from them. Do not allow students to lock wrists because the partners may bump heads. The person leans backward and falls when the catching line is ready.
Stress safety and trust during this activity.
Start at a low elevation and gradually increase the height of the jumping box.
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Review what was needed to help “Faith and Fall” be successful.
Discuss elements covered on Bearings and Landmarks Task Sheet.