purpose

Prepare players to make decisions in a compromised and short period of time.

objectives

Educate the players in selected themes. Permit the players to reinforce their decision making and create a space for discussing about certain topics

Created by

INEX - Association for Voluntary Activities/Fotbal Pro Rozvoj

Length of the session

45'

Number of participants

5 - 15

Age of participants

7 - 16

Materials

Space:1/2 of the pitch (depending on how big the group is). Also it can be done in a park or open area. Balls: As many as the players Cones: Between 8-12 cones to make a square

Required knowledge, skills and preparation of the trainer

The trainer needs to know how to explain the game and the reflection purpose of it, but no specific experience is required.

Involvement of the participants in the preparation and delivery of the session

Each player will be asked to have a ball with them. During the game, they should make the decisions by themselves.

Session plan

Session plan

Warm-up (10')

 

Regular warm up and stretching

 

 

First half (5')

 

Create a square divided in three areas: truth- neutral- lie.
Prepare some statements depending on the topic to be touched: AIDS, education, parental situation, drugs, etc.

 

 

Second half (15')

 

The group of players stay in the neutral area standing with the ball and waiting for the facilitator to make a statement.
After the facilitator makes the statement, they should go with the ball to one of the areas (forward or backwards) choosing if the statement made is truth or lie.
Example of statements:
- "You can always seek support from your teacher"
- "It is ok to drink 2 beers and then drive"
- "Canabis is not dangerous"

 

 

Cool-down (2')

 

Water break

 

 

Third half (10')

 

During the third half or reflection part, the facilitator should be able to create a space for discussion (e.g. sitting in a circle)
Reflect on the questions which were asked and discuss them openly with the entire group. Follow-up with deeper, specific, open questions based on the responses within your group.

 

 

 

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