TRAINING AT HOME WEEK 4: more great suggestions/advice from a ‘socially distant’ U12s coach

Here’s the fourth instalment of practice and learning advice from super proactive coach Annabel Ault. Each week she is sending out information to her U12s players (and sharing with other coaches and teams across the land) with ideas on how to improve while maintaining ‘social distancing’: 

Hi team,

Hope you’re all well and had the most enjoyable Easter possible in the circumstances. Sorry for the delay in getting this out to you – hopefully worth the wait…!

Main thing for this week is the A-Z workout attached to this email– kindly put together by Chris @ Whippets FC. Check out their Instagram page @whippets_fc.

Football Workouts

(huge thanks to Pete Nowalski in Australia for these next ones!)

 Whippets FC Training.pdf


  • Heads, shoulders, knees and toes keepy-uppies-  a bit like this – can you do the song backwards? (2 toe touches, 2 knee touches, 2 shoulder touches, 2 head touches)?
  • Keepy-uppies for beginners – if you struggle with these, practise by working through the steps in this video from Liverpool
  • Jill Scott Daily Football Challenge – these are getting better and better at the moment, so keep watching them!

Interesting Football Content

That’s all for now- I’l be sending an email with a workout similar to the ones in previous weeks on Sunday!

Stay safe,


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