Activity Card Football Technique 7-12 Pinball

PINBALL  (Football Technique)
Suitable for players aged 7-12 years

SETUP

  1. Area of up to 25x12m. Modify area depending on the number and age of players.
  2. Divide the players into 2 teams and bib accordingly.
  3. Have 4 balls of a different colour to other balls as pinballs. Pinballs are placed in the middle of the playing area.
  4. Each player has a ball each.

HOW TO PLAY

  1. Each team has to kick their footballs from their line to hit the pinballs so they travel over the opposition line.
  2. Teams receive a point for every pinball that they get over the opposition's line.
  3. Players are not allowed to stop the pinballs with their feet
  4. Players can only enter the central area to retrieve footballs to dribble back to their line.
  5. Reset to the middle, if the pinballs go out of the grid.
  6. Play for 2 minutes and see who got the most points.

PROGRESSION

  • Increase the distance between the teams
  • Remove a pinball
  • Use right or left foot only

OUTCOMES

  • Passing accuracy
  • Receiving and control
  • Teamwork
  • Verbal communication