A common issue that every dancer goes through and many teachers deal with in class is upper body strength when practicing battements or any other kinds of kicks. In this video, dance expert Ali Geraets teaches you a kicking drill that is great for building upper body strength. Find out what common household materials you can use to try this kicking drill. Anything that is long enough to maintain a straight back when doing battements across the floor. See how this kicking drill helps the dancer control her kicks. There are many different ways you can build upper body strength but this technique has proven to do wonders. Start building upper body strength today and use this kicking drill.