Activity Card Football Technique 7-8 Football Slalom & Shoot

FOOTBALL SLALOM & SHOOT (Football Technique)
Suitable for players aged 7-8 years

SETUP

  1. Create an area up to 20m x 20m. Modify the size depending on the number of players
  2. Set up eight small goals with small cones inside the area
  3. Divide players into 2 teams of equal size. Teams start in line with their 1st goal and players have a ball each
  4. Set up 2 small goals 5 yards beyond the far side of the area

HOW TO PLAY

  1. On the Game Leader’s call, the first player from each team dribbles into the area and through 2 of their goals only. As soon as they have dribbled through the second goal they choose they must shoot
  2. The team which scores the most goals in 2 minutes wins

PROGRESSION

INTERMEDIATE:

  • Add a goalkeeper, from the opposing team, to each goal. Rotate the goalkeepers after each round.
  • Players must dribble the ball through all four goals

OUTCOMES

  • Dribbling and changing direction with close ball control, with both feet
  • Keeping head up for awareness
  • Passing and shooting techniques