I have been looking through my curriculum for the youngest age group Under7- Under 8 to help out some parent coaches that have come to me for advise as they had volunteered to take they younger age groups next season. A couple of them asked how I’d kick things off, and I thought I’d share... MORE
The stop turn (U11-U14 activity)
The stop turn
“Use the ball of your foot to stop the ball” • “Turn quickly” • “Get the ball out from under your feet”
Set up two cones 10 yards apart. One player has a ball and moves towards the other player.
When the players meet, the ball player shields the ball from his opponent and performs a stop turn.