Football: Mastering Ball Control

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Less than 30mins
  • Footballs, cones / flat spots, bibs
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
Football: Mastering Ball Control
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Activity details

Mastering Ball Control is a football based game of receiving and controlling the ball in a designated area. 

  • Activity: Group 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through team competition
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included
  • Pupil roles: Participant, leader 
  • Space: Outdoors - ensure the space is suitable for participants to perform simultaneously 
  • Equipment: Appropriately sized footballs, cones / flat spots, bibs


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