Soccer Skills
(Intermediate 3-5)

Soccer Skills
(Intermediate 3-5)

This module builds on the skills introduced in Primary Foot Skills module through skill-specific soccer lead up games. Ball control with the feet as well as dribbling, passing, and kicking in combination are the primary skills emphasized. However, a variety of other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities.

Module Documents

Activity Plans

Assessments

Additional Resources

Teacher Evaluation

  • Teacher Self-Evaluation/Reflection Guide:

Planning Tools

National Standards and Outcomes Focus for Soccer Skills

Standard 1. Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

  • Outcome E18.3-5.
    • Dribbles with the feet in general space at slow to moderate jogging speed with control of ball and body (3);
    • Dribbles with the feet in general space with control of ball and body while increasing and decreasing speed (4);
    • Combines foot dribbling with other skills in 1v1 practice tasks (5).
  • Outcome E19.3-5.
    • Receives and passes a ball with the inside of the foot to a stationary partner, “giving” on reception before returning the pass (3);
    • Receives and passes a ball with the inside of the foot to a moving partner in a non-dynamic environment (closed skills) (4a);
    • Receives and passes a ball with the outside and inside of the foot to a stationary partner, “giving” on reception before returning the pass (4b);
    • Passes with the feet, using a mature pattern, as both partners travel (5a);
    • Receives a pass with the feet, using a mature pattern, as both partners travel (5b).
  • Outcome E20.4-5.
    • Dribbles with feet in combination with other skills (e.g., passing, receiving, shooting) (4);
    • Dribbles with feet with mature patterns in a variety of small-sided game forms (5).
  • Outcome E21.3-5.
    • Uses a continuous running approach and intentionally performs a kick along the ground and a kick in the air, demonstrating 4 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern for each (3a);
    • Uses a continuous running approach and kicks a stationary ball for accuracy (3b);
    • Kicks along the ground and in the air, and punts using mature patterns (4);
    • Demonstrates mature patterns in kicking and punting in small-sided practice task environments (5).

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