My Ball

Skill: Dribbling 

Number Of Players Required: U5 Training Group 

Equipment: 4 or more cones to mark grid, 1 ball for each player 

Grid Requirement: 20 X 20 yard grid 

Organization: Create a 20 X 20 yard grid marked with cones. All players are required to play within the grid and each player must have a soccer ball. 

How The Game Is Played: All players are standing on a line (imaginary boundary line that marks the grid) The coach will call out a player’s name, that player must sprint to the center of the grid collect a ball with her feet and return to the line as quickly as possible.  The fastest player wins. 

Deviations: Allow players to only use left foot, right foot, outside of R or L, or use inside of both feet. The coach can call two or three names at a time. Just have some fun with the game.