Free Attacking Drills for 5-year-old kids

Attacking Drills – Crossing Activity 1

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DESCRIPTION
• player 1 passes to player 2 who dribbles down to the goal line and through the cone goal and then makes a cross towards the middle to player 3 & 4 who have made a run towards the goal

VARIATION
• play without goalie
• add a defender
• limit number of touches for players who make the corss
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• angle of approach
• preparation touch before crossing
• quality of cross – weight of cross, speed of cross
• contact surface
• aggressive and positive mentality
• vision and anticipation
• placement versus power
• positioning to gain an advantage

 

Attacking Drills – Unit Shift 1

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DESCRIPTION
• each team defends and attacks a goal with goalie
• teams can only score if all attacking players have moved out of defending third

VARIATION
• 2 touch restriction in defending and attacking third
• if ball goes out of bounce goalkeeper restarts play
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• quick ball movement
• shift as a unit
• quick finish
• lead passes into space
• vision
• constant movement
• angles of support to receive ball