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Follow the Leader

How to play

  • Groups of five
  • Large grid of 20m x 20m
  • One ball per group
  • The leader - the ball carrier - can run in any direction. The rest of the group must follow in snake formation
  • When the teacher or coach calls “Pass!”, the leader must stop and hold the ball out to one side so that the next player can take the ball from his/her hand and continue running, becoming the new leader
  • The dispossessed leader then joins the back of the group

Coaching points

  • Run into space
  • Follow the ball carrier
  • Don’t follow too close
  • Try to take the ball without slowing down

Difficulty

Harder:
  • Change the method of ball transfer, e.g. place the ball on the ground or pass
Easier:
  • Walk or jog
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