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What is Play Safe?

As we transition to the new normal things are going to look slightly different. These Play Safe activities give coaches, teachers, parents and children ideas for different football drills they can play at a safe distance.

Find out more about the Play Safe campaign

Hand-eye coordination

We are going to learn basic passing movements including throwing, catching, kicking and jumping. We will also be developing our balance, agility and coordination.

Warm up with our hand-eye coordination drill

Reaction

In this drill we are going to learn basic movements including running, jumping, throwing, catching and kicking. This drill also develops balance, agility and coordination.

Warm up with our reaction drill

Find Your Target

We are going to learn tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in team and individual games. We will master basic movements including running, balance, agility and coordination and start to apply these to game settings.

Learn how to make accurate passes in a match situation

Relay Races

We are going to become more competent, confident and expert in our techniques and be able to show accuracy when striking a ball at a target.

Keep control in Relay Races

Passing Zones

We are going to learn tactics and strategies to be able to show accuracy and special awareness when passing a ball to a teammate with a defender in the way. We will also become more competent, confident and an expert in our techniques and will apply them across different game scenarios.

Take on our passing zones challenge

Pinball

We are going to learn to pass a ball under control using good special awareness. We will also become more competent, confident and an expert in our techniques and will apply them across different game scenarios.

Test your accuracy with the Pinball drill