Activity Card Football Coordination 7-12 2v1

2v1 (Football Coordination)
Suitable for players aged 7-12 years

SETUP

  1. Area of up to 30x20m. Modify area depending on the age & number of players.
  2. Set up 5 cones and one goal as shown in diagram.
  3. Divide the players into 2 teams and bib accordingly.
  4. All footballs are placed by the coach.
  5. Blue team line up at cones A&B. Red team line up at cones C&D.

HOW TO PLAY

  1. When coach shouts “Go”, one Blue player runs from Cone A and 1 from Cone B (as shown in diagram). Coach then passes a ball to the two attackers.
  2. As the blue attackers run around the cone a red defender can come out and try to win the ball.
  3. Blue team have 10 seconds to score in the goal.
  4. If defender wins possession of the ball they attempt to pass it
    back to the coach.
  5. Change over defending and attacking teams.

PROGRESSION

  • 2 attackers vs 2 defenders
  • 3 attackers vs 2 defenders
  • Change the size of the pitch (bigger or smaller)
  • Decrease the amount of time to score to 8 seconds

OUTCOMES

  • Awareness and vision of the supporting players
  • Movement to support player in possession
  • Decision making – when to pass / when to shoot
  • Passing weight and accuracy
  • Receiving a pass to shoot