Activity Card Football Coordination 7-8 Racing Cars

RACING CARS (Football Coordination)
Suitable for players aged 7-8 years

SETUP

  1. Using four cones create an area up to 30m x 20m Modify the size depending on the number of players
  2. Set up other cones every 5m along the area
  3. Set up other cones randomly inside the area
  4. Each player (racing car) has a ball

HOW TO PLAY

  1. The players dribble their ball inside the square while you call different instructions:
  • RED LIGHT - stop the ball
  • GREEN LIGHT - dribble without crashing into other cars
  • YELLOW LIGHT - foot tapping on top of the ball
  • ROUNDABOUT - move in a tight circle with the ball
  • REVERSE - players dribble backward
  • FILL UP – dribble to the nearest cone (petrol station) and tap the ball between feet for 10 taps

PROGRESSION

Basic: Use different parts of the foot
Intermediate: Coach calls ‘off road’ and players dribble around an outside cone and back as quickly as possible - Coach calls 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear etc. to encourage speed changes.

OUTCOMES

  • Dribbling and changing direction with the head up

  • Dribbling with different parts of the foot