Football • Team activity •Competitive (both teams are trying to win) •Directly competitive (your performance can affect your opponents performance. Football Objective. The score can be counted. The team that scores the most goals wins. Football Playing roles – Striker – Midfielder – Defender – Goalkeeper Non-playing roles Referee Linesman Spectator (fan) Ballboy/Waterboy Football Formal e.g. Offside rule – This is a rule that can be found in a rule book. Informal e.g. swapping shirts – The way you are expected to behave. Football The way the team is set out on the pitch E.g. 4-4-2 3-5-2 4-2-4 Football The way in which you try to play to your opponents weakness whilst using your own strengths. Decided before the game but can be changed during it. E.g. Width in attack – – – – Attacking players spread out Opposition defence has to spread out Defence is weaker Creates space to play through the middle Football Speed (wingers) Strength (strikers and defenders) Suppleness (goalkeepers) Stamina (all players) Football Gradual Build-up – When skills are practiced bit by bit. – Each practice gets more difficult with each stage you do. – E.g. Shooting a dead ball into an open goal A moving ball into an open goal A moving ball into a goal with a keeper in it A moving ball with a goalkeeper and a defender in front of the goal Football Whole-Part-Whole – The whole skill is shown. – Part of the skill is practiced. It is normally something the player finds difficult. – The whole skill is performed. • E.g. Playing the whole game Volleys are a weakness Partner feeds up ball Performer volleys it into an open goal Play full game again Warm-up – Before doing any activity you must warm-up. – Warm-up in 3 stages. 1. Start with gentle exercise to raise your body temperature and heart rate. 2. Do stretches to make sure you don’t get injured. 3. Practice skills e.g. shooting, passing, heading the ball. This helps you to prepare mentally and physically for the game. Techniques – How you perform a skill. e.g. Shooting; volley, half volley, overhead kick. e.g. Passing; through ball, cross, long ball. e.g. Tackling; slide, block.