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Demolition Derby

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-Objective:

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To successfully complete 10 laps of the course.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Retain​

    • Dribble​

-Equipment List:

  • One soccer ball per player

  • Two pylons

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Set up 2 pylons 5 paces apart (further if there are many people)

  • Give each player a soccer ball

  • Each player lines up at one of the pylons

-Instructions:

  • At the signal to begin all players dribble through a figure 8 pattern around the pylons.

  • The more people and the closer the pylons the more congested is the middle between the 2 pylons.

  • Each player tries to successfully complete 10 laps of the course--dribbling around both pylons is considered 1 lap.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Safety considerations:

    • No running is permitted.

    • No deliberate body contact is permitted.

    • Players should keep their heads up, especially when they are going through the mob in the middle.

  • Variation:

    • Different Sport Demolition Derby: This drill can also work for other sports such as basketball, lacrosse...

  • As a cool-down:

    • Works great as a cool-down, particularly if the pylons are not to far apart and movement is limited to a quick walk.