Striking is found in a lot of popular sports and a great skill to practice  even inside. We recommend using balloons or soft objects indoors to keep everyone safe.


Steps to Striking

  • Feet shoulder-width apart
  • Non-striking hand holds hand out in front of body
  • Opposite foot to striking hand is forward
  • Striking arm swings backwards
  • Arm swings forward


What to Watch For

  • Make sure to be watching the ball the entire time
  • Don't toss ball in air prior to striking



  • Make sure there is follow through along the swing path
  • Watch the direction of the ball or object after the strike. This can gve hints in technique or stance.