A firm soccer skills foundation gives players correct form when they are older. The main goal for ages 4-7 is to have an enjoyable soccer experience. But working on motor skills and playing small-sided games is also key. That way, when they choose soccer later in life, their fundamental skills have already been developed. This week I share the specific motor skills and drills to use to strengthen these fundamental soccer skills. They cover motor skills, ball skills, and coordination skills.
FREE PRINTABLE -HOW TO TEACH: Kicking for soccer/football skills in Kindergarten PE lessons • KEY POINTS • • Inside foot pass - pass the ball with the INSIDE of your foot • Dribbling - use SMALL TOUCHES, keeping the ball close • Controlling - TRAP the ball underneath your foot ("squash the tomato") • Striking at goal - kick the ball with the LACES part of your foot. Check out the FULL Kindy Kicking pack, complete with everything you need to know to teach you kids at elementary school.