This exercise to develop kicking skills is generally suitable for players of 4-6 years


  • Each player has a ball
  • In a stationary position drop the ball from the hand to tap it with the thigh before catching it again 
  • Use both left and right legs
  • To increase the difficulty, perform the exercise while walking and then jogging 

Key Points

  • Drop the ball from the hand on the kicking side
  • Extend the arm on the non-kicking side to maintain balance


  • An inventory of equipment to support Have a Ball exercises is available in the Resources section