Discover POUND’s spin on classroom curriculum!

harnesses the power of movement and music to encourage today’s youth to MOVE and MAKE NOISE!



POUND for Schools is a curriculum-based program designed exclusively for educators and administrators who are looking to integrate POUND into their classroom instruction.

Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, students will learn alternative ways to explore movement, embrace their creativity, promote social-emotional learning and ROCK OUT – ultimately building strength, confidence, and self-awareness.

POUND for Schools is designed for grades 1-6 and with the tools POUND provides, can be adapted for younger and older students.

Our 6 Pillars of Success


It has been estimated that up to 1 out of 5 children in the United States experienced a mental disorder in a given year.

The POUND effect: By teaming music with movement in game and play environments, WE help students express their feelings and emotions, improve their socio-emotional skills and develop their self confidence.

Globally, as high as 81% of adolescents (11-17 yr) are not meeting the World Health Organization’s recommendations for physical activity.

The POUND effect: By promoting competence and confidence in fundamental movement skills and physical capacities, WE highlight the ability in every BODY, reinforcing respect for diverse body types and performance measures.

A dose-response relationship has been observed between exercise and the short-term effects on positive self-esteem in children and youth.

The POUND effect: By emphasizing enthusiasm and effort over accomplishments, competition and peer comparison, WE highlight inspire self-expression, acceptance and self-love.

Launch in 2 easy steps

Complete our on-demand training, online and at your own pace!

Get your school ready to ROCK with Ripstix, parent communication templates, detailed class plans and instructional resources – all at your fingertips inside The Educator’s Portal

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