Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Week 1 (3-4 years) Beach / Dribbling & Shooting

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Adam Scott
Name: Adam Scott
City: CSU
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Acitivities 1 & 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Acitivities 1 & 2
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Acitivities 1 & 2 (15 mins)

Set Up - Kids sit on line between cones. 10+ tall cones spread out on field on their side. 2 to 3 Pugg Goals at far end.

Activity #1 - Back to the Ocean - Kids are welcomed to "Soccer Beach" and are asked to help coaches make sand castles w. their feet. Kids will follow Coach demo and help wake up / stand up sand castle tall cones w. arms out for balance and foot on top.

Progression - Kids given a ball / sea turtle each. Must perform Soccer Position (1 foot on top), ball / shell taps, etc... then dribble / "little kicks" through & around sandcastles to the blue ocean / Pugg Goals where they can use a big kick / shot to score. **recycle balls as needed!

Activity #2 - Sandcastle Smash - Kids will be asked to dribble / little kick their balls over to any sandcastle and use "big kicks" to knock them down. Coaches will recycle cones as needed to provide ample opportunities. Game lasts until all cones are knocked down. Kids can pick up or kick cones to goals to help transition!

Coaching Points:

- Keep the ball close!

- Use age appropriate language -> "little kicks" = dribbling "big kicks" = shooting

- Use big kik when close to goal / ocean & cone / castle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 3 & Final Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 3 & Final Game
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Activity 3 & Final Game (15 mins)

Set Up: Same as before, without tall cones. Coach carries 10 pinnies.

Activity #3 - Collect the Seaweed - Each player has a ball and is asked to dribble / chase coach (black), get close and then shoot to hit them with the ball. If player hits coach, coach will toss out a pinnie / seaweed for player to collect. Coach Players must retrieve bal if it gets away. Coach can run slow / fast and allow all players to have opportunity to shoot & hit target. Game is over when coach is out of seaweed.

Progressions:

- Play multiple times

- Coach cuts and moves at faster pace

Final Game: Kids must score all balls past coach goalie (relate to theme as needed)

Coaching Points

- Head up to find coach!

- little kicks & then a big kick to hit coaches legs


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