Dribbling

A simple dribbling game

This is a simple dribbling race that, at first glance, doesn't seem to be very interesting but children of all ages love it and my ...
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The Maradona game

Objective: To encourage flair and dribbling ability. Age group: U7s and upwards. Set up: Create a 40x30 yards area with a goal at each end ...
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Compound

Objective: To improve ball dribbling skills. Age group: U7s to U10s. This is how to set the game up: Set out quite a large area ...
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Turn the cone!

Objective: To improve ball dribbling skills. Age group: U7s to U10s. This is how to set the game up: Set out quite a large area ...
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I need a doctor!

"I Need a Doctor!" is a fun game for six to eight-year-olds. It improves their co-ordination, dribbling skills and ability to make decisions. Set-up: Create ...
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Run the gauntlet

Objective: To practise dribbling and passing skills. Age group: U5s to U9s. Number of players: Whole team, divided into three teams. Equipment: Several balls (eight ...
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Dribble, turn, dribble, turn

Objective: To improve dribbling skills and learn two simple turns. Age group: U6s to U8s. How to play: Players have a ball each and spread ...
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Robin Hood (revisited)

This is a simple game that works on a variety of techniques. In its basic form, it is a good way to practise basic dribbling ...
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How to teach dribbling

Dribbling is, perhaps, the most important skill a player can have or work on. Your children will put opposition players out of the game by ...
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Wrestlemania

Have all team members choose a partner. Use markers to define a playing area about the size of a centre circle or smaller if you ...
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Speed dribbling

Here is an activity that works on speed dribbling and also getting the ball under control after dribbling with speed. Start with a 40-yard field ...
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Long shot

This is my U9s favourite game to play at end of football practice. It is definitely a "warm down" type of activity but the kids ...
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Explode!

This game requires every player to have a football. You should have as many cones as players Set up: The cones are placed an equal ...
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Circle, dribble, tag!

PURPOSE To develop dribbling skills with subtle defensive pressure. LEVEL Advanced beginner, intermediate EQUIPMENT Two soccer balls and four game markers for every six players ...
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