How to quickly introduce young players under 6 to football? In addition to practicing technique and physical fitness, parents and coaches should also pay attention to 4 psychological characteristics of children.
1. Pay attention to children's curiosity
"I want to throw soccer ball into net, I want to catch up with rolling ball and kick it at same time, ah, I'll kick it again if I run too far."
2. Pay attention to process of practice
"As soon as I started playing football, ball gradually rolled. I had no choice but to stop it with my hands. This time I tried to stop it with my feet, but I couldn't. After training, I finally stopped without using my hands!"
3. Pay attention to unpredictable emotions of children
"From 2 people at beginning to 3 people later, several people gradually practiced teamwork and mastered football skills in interaction with friends!"
4. Pay attention to sense of honor in children
"I'm the best kicker among these kids! I'm number one!"
5 things to look out for in U6 football education
1. Do sports between parents and children, let children pay attention to their own interests all time
Organize sports competitions between parents and children that adults can join! Adding an element of competition to games also effectively stimulates children's curiosity. Parents and children move in together to experience joy of parent-child interaction. Let's enjoy joy together with children by setting a good example!
2. Encourage and praise children
Children want to be recognized by adults around them, and they want to be recognized and noticed in group. Use this feature to keep in touch with your children. Don't just say words of praise, but convey your enthusiasm, excitement, and energy.
3. Pay attention to differences in children's bodies and minds
Children also have their own way of thinking. After fully understanding characteristics of children, we must never forget differences in individual bodies and minds. There will be failures and bad things, of course, and children will grow up under accumulation of each victory and failure.
4. Children also need a sense of ritual
Children's growth needs a ritual. By giving certificates to children, etc., let children feel connection between themselves and ball. There will also be some losses.
5. Take care of children's health
Children will need to play with other children, which also needs to be done under guidance of adults, 1-2 times a week, for about 45 minutes at a time. It is also important to observe interactions between children that start and end on time.
Excess is strictly prohibited, do not load child at such a young age, heart will get tired and bored, injury or illness will affect future body or mind!
A child's sentimental period is not only a critical period for children's learning, but also affects their spiritual and personal development.
In a sensitive period of growing up, children really spend a lot of time in kindergarten. Emotional communication between coach and children will make them feel safe, and running on field will make them feel free. Take control of your life.
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August 04, 2023