Activity Card Football Coordination 4-6 Connect It

CONNECT IT (Football Coordination)
Suitable for players aged 4-6 years

SETUP

  1. Create an area as large as possible (30m x 20m)
  2. All players start inside the area with a ball each

HOW TO PLAY

  1. All players spread out in a defined space
  2. Players dribble a ball around the area. On your call, the players stop and listen to you calling out two body parts, which each child has to join together, while still controlling the ball
  3. Examples include nose to knee, knee to foot, foot to head

PROGRESSION

Basic:
- Ask the players to connect one body part to the ball
- Change the way the players move with the ball, eg. hopping or skipping

OUTCOMES

  • Agility while changing direction at speed
  • Coordinated speed
  • Close ball control