Soccer Drill – Soccer Croquet

What is Soccer Croquet?

Soccer Croquet is a fun game to include a soccer themed meeting for Cub Scouts.  A soccer drill can make a fun gathering activity or an end of the meeting game for a Cub Scout pack meeting. This drill emphasizes teamwork, dribbling skills, and passing accuracy.

How to Play Soccer Croquet

Equipment

  • 1 soccer ball for each pair of players
  • cones

Setup

  • Place the cones in pairs on the field, a three feet apart

Game

  1. Divide the group into pairs.
  2. The pairs line up on the sideline.
  3. Blow a whistle to signal the start of the drill.
  4. For each pair of players, one player dribbles out to a pair of cones and passes the ball through them to his partner.
  5. The partner then dribbles to another pair of cones and passes them back to his team mate.
  6. They continue doing this untill they have passed the ball through all of the pairs of cones.
  7. The pair returns to the sideline.
  • The pairs can do the cones in any order, but the must do all of them.
  • For younger players put the cones a little farther apart. To make it more challenging, put them closer together.

More Resources

Soccer Marbles

Soccer marbles is a three person soccer drill. It is simple enough for young Scouts.

Follow the Dribbler Soccer Drill

Follow the Dribbler is a really simple soccer drill to work on ball control

Soccer Tennis

Soccer tennis is a drill which helps kids learn to settle the ball and return it.

Soccer Terminology

Before getting started, introduce some soccer terminology. That way everyone is speaking a common language.

Soccer Word Search Puzzle

The word search has 30 soccer vocabulary words. A key is also provided.

Soccer Sprint

Soccer Sprint is an online game from Scout Life Magazine.

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