The following activities utilize basic soccer skills in a variety of lead-up games that are easy to manage. The emphasis is on participation and having fun. The activities allow all students an opportunity to enjoy being highly active regardless of their particular skill level.
Introduction - Soccer
An introducation to CATCH soccer activities, including objectives, technique/teaching cues, safety hints, and a glossary of terms.
Me and My Ball - #353-354
Students practice a variety of solo soccer ball handling skills.
Freeze - #356-357
Students practice dribbling a soccer ball, and, on command, trap their ball with one foot.
Me and My Shadow - #358-359
On signal, leaders move attempting to elude their shadows.
Shark - #363-364
On signal, those with soccer balls dribble, while the sharks attempt to gain possession of a ball.
Come and Get It - #367-368
On the command “Come and get it,” all students run to the center line, attempt to get a ball, and dribble it back to their line.
All-Run Soccer (Committee Soccer) - #374-376
Students play a game that mixes soccer and kickball elements.
Cleaning House - #377-378
Students "clean house" by dribbling and depositing balls from one hoop to another.