If your kid is football mad, then this guide to a complete list of kids football training equipment is for you.
Whether your kid or kids are mad to train at home, or whether you are coaching the next group of up and coming superstars this will also help you.
We are going to give a quick run down of all the essential kids football training equipment you need for your back yard or local park.
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Benefits of Kids Training at Home
Before we start with the equipment, it’s important to know the benefits of kids getting involved football training.
It’s amazing what it does for their development.
Like any other physically demanding sport, football is great for your kids health. It will keep them in good shape, boost their stamina and get them exercising regularly.
The Value of Teamwork
Communication skills are so important in football and your kid will learn how to cooperate and work with their teammates.
Encourage Mental Resilience
Your kid is not going to win every game, every race or every drill, no matter how talented they are. So learning to cope with defeat and disappointment, as well as success, is a great lesson for the future.
Better Social Skills
When training with a group, getting involved in a team, your kid will make new friends and meet new people, learning conversation and communication along the way.
Whether training on their own or with their team, kids love playing football and games. Whether it’s scoring a free kick in their back garden and pretending to be their favourite footballer, or doing it in front of their friends, the joy can be unrivalled.
Kids’ Football Training Equipment: Football Cones
One of the most simple but important pieces of kids football training equipment are cones.
Football cones are great to set up and let your kid work on their dribbling skills, mark out boxes or grids or some targets for their passing.
They are cheap, cheerful and easy to carry around.
Kids’ Football Training Equipment: Goalposts
Absolutely key for your kids to practice their shooting or goalkeeping.
These pop up goals are lightweight and easy to
Plus, the amount of fun they will have simply kicking goals and points for hours on end is incredible.
Get two, and you will be able to hold fun games for your kids’ friends too.
If you don’t have the space for a full size goals, check out these smaller, pop-up nets:
Kids’ Football Training Equipment: Bibs
If your kid has their friends over and they want to play some team games outside, you will need some durable and lightweight bibs.
Or, if you’re coaching your kids’ friends in the park, these are even more important to create teams.
Bibs that are double layered and reversible, like the below, give you much more bang for your buck.
Kids’ Football Training Equipment: Footballs
You can never have enough footballs!
Never under estimate the joy a ball of leather filled with air can bring to your kids’.
We’ve got an incredible range of colours, sizes and designs for your kids to enjoy and kick around all day, every day.
Kids Football Training Equipment: Hurdles
Returning to the topic of running-related training equipment, training hurdles are an excellent way to simulate running on a football field.
In a football game, there are many various sorts of running, and training hurdles can replicate that.
These are compact and light, and they are a helpful item to have on hand.
Kids Football Training Equipment: Football Boots
Kids love football boots.
From a parents’ perspective, they also avoid your kids ruining their good shoes by kicking a football all day.
We’ve got a great range for boys and girls.
We hope you enjoyed this blog and now have all the tools you need for getting the essential kids football training equipment.
It will be a long summer ahead and hopefully it will keep them busy, fit and having fun.