Students in the Fencing Course this week learn proper foot stance, application of safety equipment, parry and attack techniques, and how to hold a foil. Students practice against one another in pairs, honing their skills while getting feedback from an instructor.
The students got the ball rolling in the Soccer Weekend Workshop by playing in scrimmages, shooting skills, dribbling drills, and defensive slides during the morning activity. We would say that they got a real kick out of it!
Students who chose today's Karate offering learned fundamentals of the ancient martial art, including athletic foot stance, striking technique, and balance.
Students played a competitive game of kickball with their friends in the gym during their activity period.
Students in the "Triathlete For a Day" group learned about the importance of nutrition and exercise before practicing their biking, running, and swimming stamina. By the end of the day, students were prepared to begin their first triathlons, beginning with swimming, then biking, and finally running laps around Wheaton's quad to see who could get the fastest time.
Students taking the Archery Elective this week will target proper foot stance, drawing technique, and safety precautions as they build the quiver of skills.
Students taking the Tennis Elective this week learn tennis fundamentals, like proper forehand and backhand technique, during games and drills.
Students that chose this activity group played an EXPLO branded game of dodgeball against instructors, with the students winning of course.
Students taking Kayaking this week spend their elective period out on the pond, playing games and practicing their mobility on the water. Students explore Peacock Pond and play a game of Sharks and Minnows where two sharks try to tag the minnows as they race across the pond.
Students who chose kayaking got the chance to paddle on Peacock Pond during their activity period. Students explored the pond, collecting balls and looking for turtles amongst the lily pads.