Jumping Jacks are great for:
- Preparing the body for movement
- Developing coordination
- Practicing rapid ground contact (dorsiflexion)
- Driving the scapula and shoulders in all planes
- Activating the abdominal wall
- Practicing uncommon movement combinations
- Improving the sense of tempo and rhythm
- Creating focus and concentration
- Having fun!
= A total body warm up!
Here are some great samples from Kouvot Development Group.
Now come up with your own jumping jacks!