When standing on the ground you can avoid the problems of balance. But, when jumping on the surface of a trampoline you must find new centers of gravity each time you rise off of the surface. Practice develops skill and consistency in maintaining proper balance.
What Educational Authorities Say About Trampolines
Trampolining can influence a child’s academic success. Many authorities recognize that a child’s ability to learn depends on their control of movement. A child’s success in movement depends on their understanding and control of their body. The trampoline is one of the most helpful training devices for co-ordination and muscle control. Trampolining is recommended for all children, but especially for those with poor coordination. Tremendous improvements have been noted in the areas of total visual and body control that are necessary for success in the classroom.