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Free Dribbling Drills for 5-year-old kids

Dribbling Drills – Creating Numbers

Creating Numbers

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DESCRIPTION
• game starts with one team having one more player on the field than the other team
• on coach’s command one (both) team gets an additional player
• next round the other team starts with one additional player

VARIATION
• play 4v2, 3v1 etc.
• if a goal is scored the team that was scored on gets one additional player
• if a goal is scored both teams get one additional player
• each team gets an additional player every 1-2 minutes
• if team with less players scores it is awarded 2 points
• adjust size of field if necessary

COACHING POINTS

Attacking:
• quick finish
• change of direction and speed
• deception
• setting up defender
• protecting the ball
• vision

Defending:
• delay and channel
• timing and decision to tackle
• angle and distance of cover
• intercept pass
• changing role of pressure and cover
• visual and verbal communication

 

Dribbling Drills – Dribble Pass 1

Dribble Pass 1

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DESCRIPTION
• players dribble and pass in the sequence as shown
• next player repeats sequence
• run activity for 5-7 rounds

VARIATION
• make it competitive (e.g. first group back to its original position wins)
• players must touch the ball a certain number of times before they can pass the ball to the next player
• players must perform a certain number of moves before they can pass the ball to the next player
• specify how players must dribble (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• awareness
• close control
• accuracy
• communication

 

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