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Students kick a ball with the proper technique and recognize and demonstrate the sequence it takes to kick the ball properly. They kick a ball a lengthy distance in the proper direction without losing control of the ball or their bodies. Students kick a ball at a target 5 to 10 feet away and be relatively accurate with their kicks.
Students kick a ball with the proper technique and recognize and demonstrate the sequence it takes to kick the ball properly. They kick a ball in the proper direction using a combination of short and long kicks, without losing control of the ball or their bodies. Students stop a moving ball by trapping it between their feet and the ground.
Free kicks, goal kicks, corner kicks, penalty kicks. These are types of kicks in the game of soccer. Lesson four is all about learning and practicing how to kick the ball. Laces, laces, laces. That's the part of the foot that should make contact with the soccer ball. This is the fourth lesson plan out of 20 in this soccer unit. There are links to the other lessons.
Fifth graders practice focusing on passing a ball straight to a partner, kicking the ball into the goal, drop the ball straight down for a punt and punt the kick on the top of your foot. They assess how to step up to the target, use instep for accuracy and use the side of their toe for power. Students play a modified soccer game.
Young scholars practice in the gym hopping on one leg and then changing over to the other leg and set a pattern for hopping. They then demonstrate how to skip step and emphasize the aim is to stay in the air as long as possible. Each student is then introduced to the skill of kicking a ball in a staged approach.
Second graders kick with proper form and comprehend the best way to kick for distance. They stand in a line kicking the area and distance for the required task. Students chase the ball down after they kick it. They try to kick the ball towards the cones and see if they can hit them.
Pupils continue to examine the proper way to kick a ball. In groups, they practice all the kicking positions from a previous instructional activity and try to increase their accuracy when it comes to making a goal. To end the instructional activity, they discover other techniques to help them while kicking to insure the ball stays in control.