Activity Card Football Technique 7-12 Retrieve and Score

RETRIEVE AND SCORE  (Football Technique)
Suitable for players aged 7-12 years

SETUP

  1. Area of up to 20x20m. Modify area depending on the number and age of players.
  2. Divide the players into 4 teams, bib accordingly, and provide each player with a number.
  3. Players line up next to their goalposts in numerical order.
  4. Have footballs placed in the centre of the circle.

HOW TO PLAY

  1. When coach calls a number, those players have to run around the corner cones before entering through their own space.
  2. The player has to retrieve a football and score in their team goal.
  3. If team scores, they receive the following points:

      First – 5 points
      Second – 3 points
      Third – 2 points
      Fourth – 1 point
      No Goal – 0 point

  4. Coach to keep score for each team.

PROGRESSION

  • Coach can call two numbers at one time (add more balls)
  • Players may exit through any space
  • Coach specify how to dribble (left foot, inside foot)
  • Coach places a bib on each goal. Coach calls out a number to specify which goal to score in

OUTCOMES

  • Agility and Coordination
  • Acceleration
  • Turning
  • Dribbling and shooting skills