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Footy Skills at Home 

Looking to maintain and possibly improve your footy skilss whilst in isolation? Over the coming weeks we will continue to add exercises, activities and drills onto this page that you can do in the comfort of your own home. All these activities and more will also be added to our scoial media pages.

If you have any topics that you would like covered, please email your ideas to us and we will give you some specific drills and activities to improve.

“Those who stand still get left behind” – Mark Twain

Activity 1 – Kicking in the Hoop 

Keeping both feet in the hoop kicking the ball to yourself. 

  • Control kick with a drop punt ( get the spin wright for control ) 
  • Ball drop must be below your waistline
  • Ball grip outside the ball with fingers pointing the ground 
  • Eyes always on the ball   
  • Practice both feet 
  • Create challenges how many effective kicks and marks can you do without stepping out of the hoop in 60sec

Start Point 

  • Prefered foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Opposite foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Alternate feet keeping feet in the hoop

Progression 1

  • Kick ball above your head keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Prefered foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Opposite foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Alternate feet keeping feet in the hoop 

Progression 2 

  • Kick ball above your head keeping feet in the hoop with a partner throwing tennis ball into the equation 
  • Prefered foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Opposite foot keeping feet in the hoop 
  • Alternate feet keeping feet in the hoop 

Progression 3

  • Set up 2 Hoops ( 2meters apart ) the aim to kick ball towards the hoop and mark the ball in the hoop . It’s all about control and timing – you can continue to stretch the length hoops eg 10 meters

Progression 4

  • 2 hoops set up add in a partner  the aim to kick the ball towards the hoop with the partner throwing a tennis ball at you before you  mark the ball in the hoop . It’s all about control and timing. you can continue to stretch the length of the hoops eg 10 meters