Football/Soccer Session (U8): UFA 2nd and 3rd Grade Dribbling

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Dwayne Dove , Adult Member

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Dwayne Dove
Name: Dwayne Dove
City: Turnersville
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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UFA Spring Clinic Wk2: Dribbling

Foucs - Messi vs. Ronaldo touches (Small vs. Big)

Surface - Pinky toe + Laces


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Movement --> Knock Out

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Free Movement --> Knock Out

Organization:

30 x 30 area

1 ball per player

Instructions:

1. Allow the players to dribble around freely

2. Review Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. If players can not control the ball and it continues to go out, play 5 lives (each time a player crashes or runs out of bounds they lose a life).

4. (P) - Knock out. One player starts out as "it" and tries to kick the other player's balls away. If a ball is kicked out of bounds then that player becomes "it" as well.

Coaching Points:

1. Keep you head up - Find space.

2. Recognize when to use Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. Change of speed and direction

4. Use different surfaces of the foot to control the ball

Progressions:

(P) -  Knock out, refer to Instruction point #4.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up: Messi/Ronaldo through gates

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Warm-up: Messi/Ronaldo through gates

Organization:

30 x 30

Different color cones/gates set up as shown

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

1. For two minutes every player must dribble around using the Messi and Ronaldo touches we reviewed last practice and go through as many gates as they can.

2. Each gate equals one point. You can not dribble back and forth through a gate more than once.

3. Play 2-3 rounds of this, each time comparing the previous score to the last.

Coaching Points:

Keep your head up - (1) Look for open space; (2) If a player is already at the gate your headed towards find a different one.

Individual technique - Messi vs. Ronaldo

Change in speed and direction

Progressions:

P1 - Tell the players that every time they go through a blue gate they must then go through a yellow gate

P2 - See if anyone catches on to the triangle gate(s)

P3 - Decrease the time

P4 - Points are lost if two players run into each other


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Castles

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Castles

Organization:

30 X 30 GRID

Instructions:

4 or more castles, eachwitha castle master in it. Players have to dribble through the castle and make sure their balls don't get tagged to earn a point

Coaching Points:

Look up when you are dribbling

Attack castles when castle masters are not looking

Learn how to fake

1v1 attcking beginner

Progressions:

Involve coaches, more points if you beat a castle guarded by a coach


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Queen/King of the Castle

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Queen/King of the Castle

Organization:

20 x 15 grid split into (2x) 10 x 15 grids

Even number of players distributed per grid

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

1. Each grid represents the castle of a country.

2. The objective is to dribble around the grid and keep possession of your ball.

3. If a player knocks your ball out of bounds, or you dribble out of the grid due to pressure you must move from the grid  you were just in to the next. If you kick another player's ball out of bounds you are one step closer to winning the title: Queen/King of the Castle.

4. You become the Queen/King of the Castle by keep good ball control and being the last player  in the grid.

Coaching Points:

1. Keep you head up - Look out for other players who are looking to steal/kick your ball away

2. Recognize when to use Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. Using different surfaces of the foot to control the ball (Motor / Individual tech Skills)

4. Shielding. Place the ball on the foot furthest from the player who is trying to kick your ball out - the defender. (Motor / Individual tech + tact Skills)

5. Individual Tactics - seeing if any of the players have any strategies to keep their ball or kicking another player's ball away.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GAME: 4v4

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GAME: 4v4


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