Home Learning

Week 10

Bottle blast

Jordan and his lovely assistant, Samantha are back for our final FutAcademy Home Learning challenge and would like our kinder players to join them for a game of Bottle Blast! You'll need a ball and four bottles that you number 1-4. Be creative with where you place your bottles and then see if you can complete this challenge in only four kicks!

Don't forget to share your own game of Bottle Blast with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 10

For the final Beat the Coach challenge, Luke has a zig-zag dribbling challenge that will help you practice changing direction with different skills. There are three challenges where you will use both feet to practice your Messi feints, Ronaldo scissors and also your L-turns. How many times and how fast can you complete the zig-zag course?!

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 9

Dipankur and Covid Tactics return for the final instalment of our match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on how deep each team forms their defensive line when the opposition attacks centrally. Dipankur would like to test your knowledge about the reasons why each defensive line decides to form where they do, based on the situation you see in each video. Don't forget to answer the multiple-choice questions he has provided. Best of luck!

Week 9

Football Golf

Jordan and his lovely assistant, Samantha are back and want our kinder players to join them for a lovely round of football golf! You'll need a ball, some boxes/buckets and obstacles. Create your own golf course, place your obstacles in challenging places and then see if you can complete all the holes in fewer shots than Jordan!!

Don't forget to share your own football golf course with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 9

For this week's Beat the Coach challenge, Luke has a new juggling challenge for you all to try. There is only one challenge so make sure that you watch the video to see what you need to do. Be creative with how you flick the ball up and then see if you can you get from 1 to 10 juggles in a row on both feet without the ball hitting the floor!

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 8

The Bundesliga is back and so are Dipankur and Covid Tactics for another instalment of our match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on scoring opportunities. Dipankur would like you to watch the videos and then test your knowledge about whether the player made the correct decision based on the situation they were in. Don't forget to answer the multiple-choice questions he has provided. Best of luck!

Week 8

Fun Friday Week 8

Jordan is back again and wants to take you on a trip around the 7 Wonders of the World today for this Fun Friday challenge! Watch the video and then try and complete the challenge in fewer attempts than Jordan and without getting as out of breath!

Don't forget to share how you did with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!!

Choose your 7-aside Formation

This week, Fer wants you to think about and then choose your favourite 7-aside formation. Fer would like you to:

  • Think about the benefits of the formation you choose from a defensive and offensive point of view.

  • Consider if you would change your formation based on the opposition, pitch conditions players you had available or not?

Share your formations and opinions with Fer and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 8

Luke has three more challenges for you and this week it's all about V-turns! However, the Beat the Coach format is a little different this time as Luke will be making a league table based on how long you can do each challenge for. This means that this week, you are competing against your teammates! Set your timer, see how long you can do them for, submit your score and see if you get bronze, silver or gold!

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 7

Dipankur and Covid Tactics are back for another match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on wingers. Dipankur would like you to think about when and why they hug the touchline/stay wide and when and why they come inside. Watch the videos and then test your knowledge by answering the multiple-choice questions he has provided. Best of luck!

Hungry crocodiles

Jordan and his lovely assistant, Samantha have a great game for our kinder players to try this week! You'll need some string, a ball and your imagination. See if you can complete all the challenges without those hungry crocodiles eating your ball or even worse, you!!

Don't forget to share how you did with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Week 7

Fun Friday Week 7

Jordan has a fantastic Fun Friday challenge for you to try at home! He wants you to set up your very own game of football bowling. Take 6 bottles, fill them with water, place them in a triangle one step apart and most importantly, don't forget to spin!!

Don't forget to share how you did with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 7

This week's Beat the Coach challenge is all about turns and speed. Luke wants you to set your timer and practice your chops and quick touches! There are three more challenges for you to practice that get more difficult and as always, each one involves using both feet. How long does it take you to do each of these Beat the Coach challenges?!

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 6

Dipankur and Covid Tactics are back for another match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on how the midfielders of Barcelona and Real Madrid work together to defend against each other during the almighty El Clásico! Dipankur would like you to watch the videos and then test your knowledge by answering the multiple-choice questions he has provided. Best of luck!

Make your own Shin pads

It's safety first for Jordan and all our kinder players this week! He's going to show you how to make your very own shin pads that will protect you while you play football around your house!! Gather all your materials, watch how to make them and then make sure you get as creative as possible with your shin pad design!

Don't forget to share your finished shin pads with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Week 6

Kinder Session - Lightning Mcqueen

Ricky has designed a complete kinder session for our kinder players to work through! The theme is Lightning McQueen so get ready to start your engines and practice your dribbling!

Click on the link below to be taken to the complete session.

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 6

It's all about fast footwork in this week's Beat the Coach challenge. Luke has three challenges for you to practice that get more difficult and each one involves using both feet. How many touches can you do in 10 seconds for each of these Beat the Coach challenges?!

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Make your own Swingball

Jordan has a special building project to show all our kinder players this week! He's going to show you how to make your very own swingball for your garden!! You will definitely need your parents to help you build this swingball, but it will certainly be worth the time, effort and teamwork!!

Don't forget to share your finished swingball with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Technical, physical and juggling Circuit

Fer has another fun circuit to further test your technical, physical and juggling skills. Watch the video, create your own circuit and then see how many times you can do it. Why not get creative and see how many different ways you can think of to complete your circuit!

Remember to film yourself doing your circuit and then feel free to share it with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 5

Dipankur and Covid Tactics are back for another match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on how a team can build up their attack. Dipankur would like you to watch the videos and then test your knowledge by answering the multiple choice questions.

Week 5

Fun Friday Week 5

Leo has a magical Fun Friday challenge for you all to try this week! All you need for this magical challenge is a wall, a ball and a sock. Watch the video, practice and then see if you can get 10 with your right and then 10 with your left!

Don't forget to share how you did with Leo and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!!

Balloon Juggling for Coordination and agility

Fer is challenging you to test your hand-eye and foot-eye coordination as well as your agility this week. He wants you to juggle 2, 3, 4 or more balloons with your hands and then with your feet. You could even get more creative and juggle the balloons with your hands and your feet at the same time!

Don't to share how many balloons you can juggle with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 5

It's week 5 of Beat the Coach and Luke has three aerial control challenges for you all to try at home - there's even a Cristiano Ronaldo aerial control to practice! Can you complete all three challenges and control the ball from a higher height than him?

Remember: practice, be patient and persevere!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 4

Dipankur and Covid Tactics are back for another match analysis challenge! This week the focus is on a team action rather than on an individual action. Can you spot the common theme from this week's videos as well as choosing the video where Chelsea perform the action incorrectly?

Make your own Trophy

It's week 5 already!?! Jordan is excited to show all our kinder players how to make their very own trophy this week! He wants you to think about your favourite trophy, get creative with your design and make a trophy that is fit for a champion!

Don't forget to share your finished trophy with Jordan and the rest of us on Instagram and Facebook!

Week 4

Fun Friday Week 4

Leo has a great Fun Friday challenge for you all to try this week! He wants you to print off your own ball print target, stick it to the wall and then try different techniques including a half bicycle kick and even a Chilena to hit it!!

Film yourself doing Leo's challenges and then share how you did with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 4

This week, Luke has a juggling Beat the Coach challenge for you all to try at home. Can you complete all three levels and do more juggles than him for each level?

He really wants you to beat him this week!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Covid tactics 3

Dipankur is back and is excited to announce that he has renamed his match analysis challenge to Covid Tactics! Can you spot the common theme from this week's videos?


Technical and physical Circuit

This week, Fer is challenging you to get creative and use things from around the house to make a technical and physical circuit!

Can you make a better circuit than Fer, film yourself doing your circuit and then share it with us on Instagram and Facebook?!

Portable pizza pitch

It's another great week for our Kinder players as Jordan wants you to eat pizza and then make a portable pizza pitch with the empty box! Get creative with your paint colours, make your pitch and then once you're finished, you can take it everywhere with you!

Don't forget to share your finished portable pizza pitch with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Week 3

Fun Friday Week 3

Leo is back with another Fun Friday challenge and some great retro football shirts! Leo wants you to dig out all your football shirts, choose your favourite FutAcademy Home Learning activity and practice all your favourite players' celebrations!

Does anyone own more football shirts than Leo?!

Kinder Activity - How to tie your shoes

Ground Control Session

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 3

Luke has a dribbling challenge for you all to try at home in Week 3 of Beat the Coach! Can you complete all 3 rounds and do it faster than him?

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenge with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Water balloon Heading!

Fer has another fun challenge for you to try at home!

All you need is water, a bucket and some water balloons. Can you complete these heading challenges, do them in fewer tries than Fer and most importantly, not get soaked?!

Film yourself doing the challenges and then share how you did with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Shoebox foosball

For this fun kinder activity, Jordan wants you to join him in making a mini Foosball table out of a shoebox.

Grab all your materials, make sure there are no smelly shoes in the box and off you go!

Don't forget to share your finished mini Foosball table with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Match Analysis 2

Dipankur is back with his second Match Analysis challenge! Can you spot the common theme from this week's videos?

Dipankur also wants you to help him by suggesting a better name for this activity. If you can think of something, let him know!

Fitness & Aerial Control

Coach Mike has designed a complete session for you to work through on your own this week.

Click on the link below to be taken to the session. Work your way through it and give us your feedback at the end.

Week 2

Fun Friday Week 2

Check out Leo's Fun Friday challenge and see if you can recreate his obstacle courses and beat his score! Can you do it in one try?! Can you make a better obstacle course and share it with us to try?

Beat the coach - Kinder week 2

Ricky has a different challenge for all our kinder players! Can you recreate his Yoshi v Mario challenge and do it better than him?

Beat The Coach - All Ages week 2

Luke is back for week 2 of Beat the Coach and he has another challenge for you all to try at home. Can you beat his scores and complete all three levels?!

Don't forget to share how you did at our new Beat the Coach challenges with us on Instagram and Facebook!

Football Finger Puppets!

Jordan is back with his next fun activity for kinder - how to make your own football finger puppets, football and goal!

Watch the video, gather your materials and then download the finger puppet template here.

Don't forget to share your football finger puppets with us on Instagram and Facebook!

A Ball and a Wall

Fer has a challenge for you and all you need is a ball and a wall.

Can you complete all the challenges and do it better and faster than Fer?!

Don't forget to share how you did with us!

Match Analysis

Dipankur has prepared a challenge for you where he wants to know if you can spot the similarities between some different football videos.

Week 1

Make your own Animal Dream Team

Rules

1. Choose an animal for each position. REMEMBER: You can only use one animal one time.

2. Tell us the reasons why you have picked each animal - why are they good for that position?

3. Share your finished team with us!

Fun Friday - Week 1

Check out Fer's Fun Friday Challenge and see if you can beat him? 12 attempts? But did anyone see him do it . . . ???

Quiz time!!!

Can you name the teams that are made up of players from the different countries. We have made it easy for you by starting with the goalkeepers!

Have a go and we´ll give you the answers this time next week!