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Learning Intention

Fielding soccer combines passing, catching, running and fielding with the need to evade defenders and hit a target. Interceptors have to read the play and anticipate the throw.

Band Level

3 - 4, 5 - 6, Skill Development, Game Concepts

Content Description


Skill Focus

Catching, Defending, Fielding, Teamwork


  • 1 low impact volleyball (or similar) per group
  • 12 marker cones per group


  1. Mark out an area with marker cones as goal posts.
  2. Players form into teams of 4.
  3. Rolling and fielding the ball between their teammates, players attempt to score goals.
  4. The ball can only roll through goals and cannot be lifted into the air.
  5. A player cannot run or move off the spot with the ball.

Change It...


  • Reduce the size of the field
  • Have 2 end zones (goals) at each end


  • Use more than 1 ball at a time
  • Use balls of various sizes
  • Limit the time in the goal area


  • Introduce a number of passes before they can shoot a goal


  • What can you do to help your teammates receive the ball?
  • Where is the best place to stand when defending your opponents’ goal?