Dive Roll Lesson Plan

Written lesson plan pdf and video links to learn the dive roll.


Once you have learned the basics of rolling with our Ninja Rolls Lesson Plan, the next level is to learn the dive roll. Learning to do this technique safely teaches you how to protect your head and neck from a high fall. This is one of the most exciting rolls for youth to learn. In this lesson plan we teach:

  • a basic dive roll
  • a crouching low dive roll for distance
  • a standing dive roll for height
  • safety
  • lots of variations
  • mind of the mentor perspectives
  • a high energy roll game

With this lesson you get:

  • PDF of the lesson plan with step-by-step instructions
  • Video link of Dai Shihan Mark Roemke and staff demonstrating these rolls
  • Access to our private Ninja Mentor FB group