Crawling stimulates hand-eye coordination, and so does throwing and catching a ball. Here you can see some examples of how to use a tennis ball to give yourself some fun challenges while crawling. We start with a basic foot-hand crawl, and then throwing the tennis ball up in the air with one hand and catching it with the other hand:
Crawling sideways while throwing the ball to a wall:
Increasing the distance to the wall makes it more difficult. Here I’m just moving forwards and backwards:
Trying to hold an elevated bird dog position while throwing and catching:
You may also to try throwing and catching in an inverted crawl position:
My next step is to work on soft, fluid breathing while doing tasks like this…
Thanks for reading and watching. Go outside. Crawl and smile!