to practise passing/shooting with all parts of the foot.
Set-up: create an
area 30 yards long by 20 yards wide with a three-yard-wide "exclusion zone"
marked across the middle.
Split your players into two teams.
How to play: start the game with five or six balls in each half of the
On your command, both teams have to use a specified part of their foot to kick the balls
into their opponent's half.
At the end of a specified time, the team with the least balls in their half of the pitch
is the winner.
Play several games, using a different part of the foot each time.
- Vary the parts of the feet that the players can use. You
could start with the toes, then ask them to use their inside of their foot, then the
outside, heel, instep and sole.
- Start each round with a quick demonstration of the correct
- At the end of the game, ask your players which part of
their feet they find the easiest to use and why.