Football/Soccer Session (U8): PFK United U8 - Week 2 Dribbling - RWB

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Alex Ruiz
Name: Alex Ruiz
City: Ridgewood
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Running Technique

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Running Technique
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Learning Objectives

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Technical
Technical
Tactical
Technical
Physical
Technical
Psychological
Technical
Social

Running Technique (15 mins)

Organization:

- Place 5 cones in a straight line, with a 2/3 foot space between each cone.

- Acceleration gate 5 yards at the end.

- Goal at end for progression.

Instructions:

- Players to focus on their running technique as they work through cones, before accelerating as fast as they can through the end gate. Next player in line goes once first is finished.

- At first encourage them to run with proper technique, then turn it into race or competitions.

- In and out, zig zag, bunny hops, etc.

Coaching Points:

- Feet: Heels up, Toes down.

- Knees: Knees raised in front, foot below knee.

- Chest/ Back: Upward. Lean upper body forward to gain speed.

- Arms: Rotate from Shoulders (Be a Runner, not a Drummer)

- Hands: Hip to Lip.

(ALL BODY MOVEMENTS SHOULD BE IN FORWARD AND BACK DIRECTIONS)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Main theme

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1v1 Main theme (20 mins)

Organization:

- 2 pugg goals

- As many balls as possible

- 2x 3 yard gates 1 yard apart

Instructions:

- Defenders will pass the ball through the blue gate to the attackers. Play is live on attacker’s touch

- It will be a 1v1, Attackers must try to perform a scissor or a step-over to try and beat the defender and score in either one of the goals.

- Once play is over (attacker scores or defender kicks it out), go back to respective lines. After a couple turns switch sides.

Coaching Points:

- Use ball mastery techniques to evade/fake out defenders

- Use defenders own body weight/momentum against themselves


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5/6v6 to end zones

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5v5/6v6 to end zones (30 mins)

Organization:

- 30/40 x 20 yard area with two 4 yard wide end zones is organized as shown in the diagram above.

Instructions:

Play regular scrimmage. Instead of having goals have two end zones set up. Players score by dribbling into end zones. (Adjust size of area to number of players). Play is continuous for the designated period of time.

Coaching Points:

- Head up.

- Close Control.

- Encourage moves.

- Decide when to dribble at speed or when to slow down.

Progressions:

Add a neutral player to create numbers up and more success.


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