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What are your best fun practices?

Hi,

I coach an U8 girls team.

Although I feel pressure from parents and other coaches to actively "teach", I much prefer sessions that are just fun.

My question for other coaches is - what drills/games/ssg's do you have in your back pocket that you can pull out and know the players absolutely love?

Parents
  • Thanks for all the suggestions :-)
    Some of them I use and they are fun, but I like the little changes - like making king of the ring a game of fortnite (we call it queen of the ring!), and being able to get back in the game after doing a skill. I also like the idea of including music - I think that will go down well.

    We have training tonight, and I think we're going to do the sharks game, followed by the coconut game (if anyone knows that one - it always goes down well). Then we may just play 2 games of 3v3, depending on numbers.

    Cheers
    Steve :-)

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  • Thanks for all the suggestions :-)
    Some of them I use and they are fun, but I like the little changes - like making king of the ring a game of fortnite (we call it queen of the ring!), and being able to get back in the game after doing a skill. I also like the idea of including music - I think that will go down well.

    We have training tonight, and I think we're going to do the sharks game, followed by the coconut game (if anyone knows that one - it always goes down well). Then we may just play 2 games of 3v3, depending on numbers.

    Cheers
    Steve :-)

Children