Children are naturally competitive and will engage more in training exercises that include a competitive edge. This challenges their skills under pressure and creates excitement and fun
A variety of drills and games to practice and improve your catching & passing
Ball control is the key element to an effective offload. Jim Evans from Harlequins uses some fun games to coach this skill
Here's a fun game you can play at home with several players and a ball each. Excellent for hand-eye co-ordination and multi-tasking.
Try these fun games for any junior team. They are a great way to introduce tackle safety whilst keeping your players entertained.
The Wasps coaches use a mixture of games and drills to develop the passing skills of young players. Players are encouraged to respond to questions. Games are used to improve the learning experience
Aim of the game: In pairs, walk, jog or run around the grid, passing to their partner only when they call for the ball. Other players will be obstructing their vision and the flight of the pass, so decisions on when to pass will need to be developed
The 10 pass warm up game is excellent to introduce an activity that has a focus on dynamic mobilisation and raising the heart rate.
Players should be asked to focus on their special awareness, passing technique and communication.
To maximise participation, introduce another ball or split the game into two or three smaller games.
7. 5 Pass Game