Test of Gross Motor Development TGMD-2
By Dale A. Ulrich

Locomotor


Skill
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Run
1. Arms move in opposition to legs, elbows bent



50 ft
2. Brief period where both feet are off the ground




3. Narrow foot placement landing on heel or toe not flat footed




4. Non support leg bent approximately 90 degrees







Total

Skill
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Gallop
1. Arms bent and lifted to waist level



25 ft
2. A step forward with the lead foot followed by a step with the trailing foot




3. Brief period when both feet are off the floor




4. Maintains a rhythmic pattern for four consecutive gallops







Total

Skill
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Hop
1. Nonsupport leg swings forward in pendular fashion to produce force



3 times on preferred foot
2. Foot of nonsupport leg remains behind body



3 times on the other foot
3. Arms flexed and swing forward to produce force




4. Takes off and lands three consecutive times on preferred foot




5. Takes off and lands on three consecutive times on nonpreferred foot







Total

Skill
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Horizontal Jump
1. Preparatory movement includes flexion of both knees with arms extended behind body



Child jumps forward as far as he or she can
2. Arms extended forcefully forward and upward reaching full extension above the head




3.Take off and land on both feet simultaneously




4. Arms are thrust downward during landing







Total

Skill
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Leap
1. Take off on one foot and land on the opposite foot



Run and leap over a beanbag 10 ft from strart
2. A period where both feet are off the ground longer than running.




3. Forward reach with the arm opposite the lead foot







Total

Slide
Performance Criteria
Trial 1
Trial 2
Score
Slide 25 ft to the right
1. Body turned sideways so shoulders are aligned with the line on the floor



Slide 25 ft to the left
2. A step sideways with lead foot followed by a slide of the trailing foot




3. A minimum of four continuous step-slides to the right




4. A minimum of four continuous step-slides to the left







Total


Total Score for Locomotor ___________________