Activity Card General Movement 4-6 Footbull Rush

FOOTBULL RUSH   (General Movement)
Suitable for players aged 4-6 years

SETUP

  1. Create an area up to 20m x 20m. Modify the size depending on the number of players
  2. All players start at one end of the area with a ball each, except for one defender, who starts inside the area but has no ball

HOW TO PLAY

  1. On your call of “Footbull Rush” the attackers attempt to dribble their ball past the defender in the middle of the pitch and stop on the opposite end line
  2. The defender tries to tackle as many players as possible, or even kick their ball out of the area
  3. If an attacker has their ball intercepted or taken from them they join the defender(s) in the middle of the pitch
  4. The last attacker remaining wins the game

PROGRESSION

BASIC: Make the pitch smaller
INTERMEDIATE: Add another defender at the start

OUTCOMES

  • Dribbling and changing direction with close ball control
  • Keeping head up for awareness of space and other players while dribbling
  • Players ability to use their body to protect the ball while under pressure