Players stand and move in one line.
Hands to shoulders or hands on hips of player in front of you.
There is one tag man who tries to tag the last player of the queue.
Other players move in such a way that it becomes difficult for the tag man.
- change the last person of the group every time he gets tagged
- change after 1 minute
- make the queue shorter
pay only attention to the complete technical movement
Only general corrections
Pay attention to :
Body must be in straight position,
arms moving actively along together with the movements of the legs
ellbows at right angle
All of the body should point to the direction you are going to : feet,knees,arms in same direction
mistakes often made :
- 'sitting' when running, bottoms up !!
- upper part of the body too far in front
- shoulders risen too high
Four players form a circle, hands tight.
A tag man appoints a person he wants to tag.
The circle moves in such a way that the person he wants to tag stays out of reach.
Two teams, each with goalkeepers, play across a half-court sized pitch.
Play with normal rules.
219 supporting team mates/ blocking attackers
You cannot be tagged if :
- lying on the floor on your back
- lying on the floor on your tummy
One player dribbles while their partner tries to get the ball from them.
To start with players should only be shadowing one another - not actively trying to tackle the ball.
Once players have become more confident at dribbling and shadowing you can then allow the defender to try and win the ball.
218 dribbling/defence of dribbling
playing tag / cross Tag man points to a player he wants to tag. When they start running, another player may cross their running course. Now the tag man has to change to this player and must tag him etc.
Tag man tries to tag other players. Once you are in a hoop you cannot be tagged. Only one player in one hoop allowed. You may only stay in the hoop for 3 seconds. Tag man may not wait for these 3 seconds.
One tag man trying to tag other players. There is one hoop less then the number of players, so there is always one player running to tag. You may get into a hoop, the other player must run away then.
Benches on the court. One tag man trying to tag the others. Players may not be tagged if on a bench. Only one player on the bench is allowed.
Playing tag You may not be tagged if you are lying on the floor on your belly/back, feet high. Small playing area.
How long does it take to tag all players ? Players who have been tagged are 'natural' obstacles for the tag man. Small playing area.
Players who have been tagged hold hands with the tag man. This 'chain of tag men' should try to tag the others.
Cross tag. When a player crosses the ways of tag man and the player he wants to tag, the tag man must change and try to tag the player who crossed.
Twin tag. Run in pairs. One pair tries to tag the other pairs. If a player is tagged, hold hands with the others. When a fourth player is tagged, the last two form a new pair.
One tag man. Other players pass ball around. You cannot be tagged if you have got the ball.
Two players hold the balloon with one hand each and together run to the other side. variations: - Move with sidesteps - Holding the balloon between the two stomachs of the players - Hold the balloons between the two heads of the players - Holding the balloon between the two backs of the players
All players get a ribbon which should be put at the backside into everybody's shorts. So everybody is a lizard. All players try to get as many tails as he can in 45 seconds. Lizards who lose their tails can get another one from the trainer.
Two teams running around. At the whistle of the trainer the teams gather on their mat, area. variations : - running - hopping on two legs - hopping on one leg - change legs when hopping after 1 or 2 or 3 hops - moving sidewards
A number of benches all scattered around. One tag man trying to tag other players. These players may not be tagged if on a bench. Only 3 or 4 chicken allowed on one bench. Chicken who is on the other end should leave.
Players make small groups of 3 players. One player is outside the circle and may shout to a certain group : come along or Go away. After doing this the player and the group start running along the complete circle until they come back at their original place. The player who is last has to go outside and challenge another group. variations : starting positions : - sitting on knees - sitting on bottoms - lying on back - lying on tummy
4 groups every group starts at one cone. One player is appointed as pace maker. He decides on how fast everybody should run. All players should watch him. When he reaches a cone, all the others should have done the same. variations : sidesteps, backwards
Players step on benches. Start with left foot onto a bench-put right foot next to it - step down - step onto next bench and put left foor next to it.
Fast feet Start on left side of the first space of the ladder. First step is with the right foot sidewards into the first space of the ladder. Left foot follows, right foot out of the ladder on the right side, left foot follows etc. As fast as possible. -Part of warming-up -Part of special 15 min coordination training every training together with other coordination drills. -As part of e.g. a drill in which players have to do the ladder first and then throw at the goal afterwards.
Players jump -step on benches. Start with left foot onto a bench-put right foot next to it - step down backwards one foot after the other - step forward to next bench. Always one foot after the other. One bench forward is one bench backwards.
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