Activity Card Football Technique 4-6 Driving School

DRIVING SCHOOL (Football Technique)
Suitable for players aged 4-6 years

SETUP

  1. Using four cones create an area up to 30m x 20m. Modify the size depending on the number of players
  2. Place other cones randomly within the area 3. Every player has a ball

HOW TO PLAY

  1. Each player dribbles around the area (driving their car) without hitting another car or lamp post (cone)
  2. You call out which part of the foot the players use to control the ball as they dribble
  3. The aim for the players is to stop beside every cone (which doubles as a petrol station) and perform 5 toe taps (to fill up)
  4. Only one player at a time can stop at a cone, and the aim is to fill up at every petrol station quicker than anyone else

PROGRESSION
Basic: Use different parts of the foot Use different turning techniques
Intermediate: Coach calls 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear, etc. to encourage speed changes
Advanced: Follow a partner

OUTCOMES

  • Dribbling and changing direction with close ball control
  • Keeping head up for awareness of space and other players while dribbling
  • Change of pace with the ball