teaching life skills through soccer and making soccer fun n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Teaching Life Skills Through Soccer and Making Soccer Fun PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Teaching Life Skills Through Soccer and Making Soccer Fun

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 23

Teaching Life Skills Through Soccer and Making Soccer Fun - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Teaching Life Skills Through Soccer and Making Soccer Fun. Mackenzie MacLeod. Life Skills. Sportsmanship Respect Leadership Responsibility Teamwork. How do we get our students to do it?. Model it Expect it Teach it Praise it Discuss it Correct it Acknowledge it Reinforce it

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Teaching Life Skills Through Soccer and Making Soccer Fun' - maina

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
life skills
Life Skills
  • Sportsmanship
  • Respect
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork
how do we get our students to do it
How do we get our students to do it?
  • Model it
  • Expect it
  • Teach it
  • Praise it
  • Discuss it
  • Correct it
  • Acknowledge it
  • Reinforce it
  • Reward it




Arguing with “referee” or teacher

Blaming teammates for mistakes

Trash talking


Showing off

  • Congratulate the winner
  • Don’t accuse winner of cheating
  • Shake hand with opponents
  • Don’t brag about winning
  • Treat teammates, opponents, teacher with respect, courtesy and consideration
  • Avoid/prevent; put downs, name-calling, trash-talking, insults, disrespectful verbal/non-verbal conduct
  • Never taunt or be “showy”
  • No negative cheers, name-calling, trash-talking

**Treat others the way you want to be treated**

more on respect
More on Respect
  • Be considerate to other students
  • Accept personal differences of other students
  • Be polite
    • Please
    • Thank – you
  • Focus on good; don’t dwell on the negative
  • Never use “I can’t”
  • Learn to put a positive spin on negatives
  • Do the right thing even if no one else is watching
  • Lead by example
  • Help your



*Responsible behavior in sports  responsible behavior in other areas

  • Doing the right thing
  • Being accountable for your actions
  • What are the expectations?
  • Consequences if rules are not followed
  • Consistency is the key to responsibility
  • Do what you say you are going to do
  • Give students jobs they must do
  • Be trustworthy
  • You must always work with people to achieve the same goal
  • What happens when the ball doesn’t get passed? How does it make you feel?
  • Winning and losing is not the emphasis
    • Emphasize good passes, cooperative efforts, etc.
  • Working together gets things done faster
sports soccer can teach
Sports, Soccer can Teach:
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
    • Positive Attitude
making soccer fun
Making Soccer Fun
  • Knock-out (dribbling)
  • Red Light, Green Light (dribbling)
  • Monster Trucks (Getting used to the ball)
  • Lady in the Park (Passing and Dribbling)
  • SpongeBob Square Pants (Dribbling and Defense)
  • Under the Bridge (Passing)
  • Land on Mars (Passing Weight)
  • Head it Catch it (Heading)
  • Shooting U (Shooting)
  • Steal the Bacon (Dribbling, shooting, passing)
  • Relay Race (Dribbling, Shooting, Passing)
knock out dribbling
Knock-Out (Dribbling)

Students stay in a coned off area dribbling around and try to knock each others’ ball out of the area.

If a players ball gets knocked out they must do 5 Jumping Jacks and then should re-enter the playing field.

red light green light dribbling
Red Light, Green Light (Dribbling)
  • Continuous
    • Red Light: Stop
    • Green Light: Go
    • Yellow Light: Slow
    • Blue Light: Sit on the Ball
    • Gold Light: Toe Touches
    • Silver Light: Foundation
monster trucks
Monster Trucks
  • “Rev your engine”
  • Move the ball back and forth over the ball
  • Move the ball side to side over the ball
  • Drive you truck around the gym (dribble it)
lady in the park
Lady in the Park
  • Students Dribble the Ball as Bumble Bees (everyone had a ball)
  • Teacher runs around as the Lady in the Park
  • Students kick the ball into lady’s legs (passing) to sting her
  • After many stings she will “die” (fall over)
spongebob square pants
SpongeBob Square Pants
  • Same as sharks (Plankton) and Minnows (SpongeBob)
  • Students try to dribble across the gym without having their ball stolen away by a Plankton
  • If their ball gets stolen they become a Plankton
under the bridge
Under the Bridge
  • Students get a partner
  • Partner 1 spreads their legs
  • Partner 2 tries to pass the ball through their partners’ legs.
  • Every time the ball

goes through their

partners leg the group gets

a point

landing on mars
Landing On Mars
  • Each player has a ball
  • Players try to pass their ball so that it lands on the surface of mars (a cone circle a certain distance away)
head it catch it
Head it, Catch it
  • Teacher tosses the ball to a student if they say catch it the student should head it, if they say head it the student should catch it
shooting u
Shooting U
  • Students stand in a horseshoe facing the goal
  • Teacher says ready, aim, fire
  • Students fire (shoot) the ball into the goal
steal the bacon game
Steal the Bacon (# game)
  • Break up into at least 2 group
  • Can be 4, 6, 8, etc.
  • Give kids a number from 1 to # of kids on team
  • Give other team the same #s
  • Teacher will call a number the two

students who have that number will

try to get the ball and score.

  • The soccer ball is the bacon
relay races
Relay Races
  • Have them be continuous and put students in groups of 2
  • Make them interesting
  • Ex:
    • Dribble to the line, do 20 toe touches, dribble to line 2 stop your ball with your nose, stand up spin

around the ball 3 times,

dribble back an shoot.

    • Once the ball goes

in the goal your partner goes

  • Skyhawks Soccer Ages 4-6
  • Skyhawks Life Skills Through Sports