An area is set out (different shapes and sizes can be used) with mini gates placed around the area to dribble through. Players are placed in pairs - the more players you have in the area, the more chaos and decisions will occur through the practice.
How to play
Each pair decides who starts with the ball. This player then dribbles off whilst their teammate counts to five. Once the count gets to five, the other player can begin the chase and try to steal the ball. If they’re successful, the roles will reverse, so that each player gets a turn chasing the ball and dribbling with it.
The player who is dribbling with the ball is trying to score points by dribbling through a gate but only if it’s empty and no other “pair” is going through it. This is quite challenging as it means the player is looking away from the ball at their feet, so be patient and provide lots of opportunities to practise.
To move this session forward, create gates with different coloured cones so that players have to travel to different gates in a set order whilst dribbling the ball.
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