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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Bringing the program to your school

Submit your interest below and we’ll reach out with a custom launch quote!

POUND for Schools is a curriculum based program designed strictly for educators and administrators looking to integrate new programming and lesson plans for their students. Our school-wide launch option includes a two-hour virtual welcome session and a 5-hour on-demand training experience that teachers can work through at their own pace. Once onboarding is completed, access will be granted to POUND’s new Educator’s Portal, where they’ll find everything needed to create new class experiences for their students that are safe, engaging and FUN!


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