Two long ropes tied together well.
Players sit on a carpet tile and pull themselves along the river.
Two or four benches form a canal.
Players on carpet tile drag themselves through the canal.
Walk on toes, arms streched upwards.
The players can act as if the want to catch something in the air. In this way they can grasp a bit higher.
Three player, one balloon.
Taking turns, players have to hit the balloon forward and high.
In this way they try to reach the other side.
Which player will be there first?
- Every player has to hit the balloon twice before changing
- Players must hit the balloons with their heads, knees, elbows when moving forward
Hop on/over the benches and run or hop back.
Which team will be the fastest?
- Hop on and off the bench with one leg, every time a different leg
Hop on and off the bench with one leg, each time with the same leg
Hop on anf off the bench with two legs
Hop over the bench with one leg, every time a different leg
Hop over the bench with one leg, each time the same leg
- Hop over the bench sidewards with both legs
Stand straight with your arms stretched forward. Bent your knees until you are almost in a 'sitting' position. Make sure the knees do not pass the line with the big toes on the floor.
Stand on one almost stretched leg and spread your arms wide. Do the same with the other leg.
Stand on 1 almost stretched leg and hold your balance. Hold this position. Do the drill also on the other leg.
Walk on toes, arms streched upwards. The players can act as if the want to catch something in the air. In this way they can grasp a bit higher.
Walk on the outer edges of the feet Take small steps Walk on the inside edges of the feet Small steps
Jump over the cones on the right (orange) with right foot. Jump over the cones on the left (blue) with left foot. Jumping sidewards also with the same foot.
Two children of approximately the same height and weight stand either side of a line on the pitch. On your call the two players should lean over and engage one another, placing their hands on the other player's shoulders. The goal for the players is to try and push their opponent over the line, like in a sumo match. The loser in the duel has to dribble the ball around two cones. The winner receives a ball and may throw a free shot on goal.
Groups of players transport all kinds of objects (balls, boxes, shirts, bags etc) across the bridge to the other side. Who will finishe first?
Players walk along the benches to improve balance and co-ordination, these are vital skills that will be very important when coming down from a jump shot. Players can start to add variety to the drill through a number of different styles. 1. Without a ball. 2. Whilst holding a ball, make a full turn in the middle of each bench. 3. With a ball in one outstretched hand. 4. Whilst circling the ball around their waist. 5. Whilst circling the ball around their head. 6. Whilst taking big steps and moving the ball under the front leg after every step. 7. Whilst throwing the ball up and catching it again.
Create a resolution to develop your coaching confidence by seizing the opportunity to discover new drills, turn ideas into action and seek advice from the coaching community.
Don't find yourself having to regain fitness when you get back to sport after the Christmas break. Keep on top of your exercise plans now and give yourself a head start next year!
Losing is inevitable and it's how we deal with it that will help us to grow as coaches and improve our team's performance.