Spar Lancashire School Games

Skill 6: Kicking

Equipment needed: Ball, target to hit

Aim: To develop the skill of kicking a ball with distance and accuracy.

Video Demonstration

Task 1: Complete the below activity seeing how far you can kick a ball with your favourite foot and hit the target. Measure the distance from where you kicked the ball to the target with strides when you reach your limit. This is your score.

Task 2: Complete it again but try with your other foot

Practice makes perfect – play the following game with a parent, carer or sibling

Points to help improve kicking

  • Always watch your foot connect with the ball
  • More power goes further, but less accurate
  • Less power is more accurate for doesn’t go as far
  • Repetition – keep practicing, especially with both feet

Now you have practiced this skill why not try out our Challenge!
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