The 5-Minute Football Coach #131
Tic tac toe game, Switch of play practice, Poster for adults
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Now here’s your tips for this week:
⚽️ Warmup of the week
Not sure this really qualifies as a warmup - but I know some players who would love it! So here you are, the bottle flick tic-tac-toe:
FC Barcelona Bottle Flip Tic-Tac-Toe! 🍾⚽️🇪🇸⭕️❌ Creative team game, people may laugh, but a bottle flip is always going to engage groups! Creativity is always appreciated by all!
🥅 Game of the week
A good SSG for younger players to practice switching play, using a ‘blocking’ player:
When working on switching play it's key to still give the players a central option as this is ultimately where they need to go. This practice from the 'Intelligent Soccer Coach' works on switching play but rewards them if they score centrally. #SundayShare amazon.co.uk/Intelligent-So…
💡 Idea of the week
And a lovely little poster which might be worth sharing, especially for new, lower age teams:
Hope you enjoyed this. Until next time!
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