Activity Card Football Technique 4-6 Trucks and Trailors

TRUCKS AND TRAILORS (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. Split the players into pairs, each pair starts without a ball

HOW TO PLAY

  1. One player in each pair starts as the ‘truck’, the other starts as the ‘trailer’
  2. On your signal the game starts with the ‘truck’ moving around the area, leading the trailer who must follow the movements of the ‘truck’
  3. When you call ‘stop’ the players freeze and check how close they are together compared to the other players

PROGRESSION

Basic: Add one ball between each pair
Intermediate: Each player has a ball
Advanced: Trucks have more than one trailer

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