Island to Island
Soccer Skill: Passing
Island to Island is a competitive game that allows your players to work on their touch as well as serving the ball with accuracy. Serve the ball to your teammate on a different island and keep it on the island to earn points!
- Number of Players: Min 2v2
- Equipment: 8 cones, one ball
- Time: 30+
- Make a box about five yards by five yards (adjust based on age level)
- Setup another five by five box 40-50 yards apart from the other box you created
- This game is meant to be played 2v2. With one teammate in each box.
- With teammates one in each box, one player will serve in the air (or on the ground depending on age) a distance ball to their teammate in the box
- Their teammate will only have ONE touch to keep the ball inside the box
- If they manage to keep the ball within the 5x5 box, they will receive a H
- If the service is not within the box the ball is dead and your teammate will get a chance to serve
- The same team who just served the ball will serve the ball back to their teammate in the other box. This will give everyone a chance to serve the ball and to trap it. The other team will than get their chance after both teammates served the ball.
- Each time you score you will get a letter spelling the word H-O-R-S-E. Once you spell the word HORSE the game is over and that team wins
- Shorten the distance or make the box bigger depending on age and skill level
- If you are working with younger kids have them pass it on the ground into the box
- Rotate teams and have a round-robin type of tournament. If you win you move to the right and if you lose you move to the left.
- Have one game with their strong foot and another with their weaker
Tell The Team: (Remember - stay focused)
- This game is all about the service and touch
- Accuracy is crucial, if you can't get the ball into the box you won't give yourself a chance to score!
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