SKILL FOCUS

Passing

GROUP SIZE

Whole Class

EQUIPMENT

Markers, Balls

PURPOSE

The object is to knock the 'coconut' (ball) off the 'tree' (tall marker) with a pass.

HOW IT WORKS


Students work in groups of 2 and take turns going back and forth.

The aim is to knock the ball off of the marker with a pass using the instep of the foot.

5 points for knocking the 'coconut' off clean, 3 points for hitting the 'tree'.

MODIFY IT


Extend the distance to make it harder

Shorten the distance to make it easier.

Have two or more balls to aim at.

Compete against other groups in a timed challenge.

ASK STUDENTS


What is the correct technique for passing a soccer ball?

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