Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): MLS U9-U12 Running with the ball

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Matthew Hodgson
Name: Matthew Hodgson
City: Westmont
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1

Each Player has a ball.

Different touch combinations following with a big touch to accelerate.

Use a partner.

1 player has ball. Once coach gives command players must pass to partner who must exit square with ball.

Coaching Points

Use top of foot to play ball in front.

2 yards ahead of body so we can get up to speed

Head up to see big space

Style of movement.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Each Red player has a ball.

Object is to get into as many corner boxes as possible.

Corner Boxes are safe Zones

Players in Black are looking to win ball then get to a Box themselves

Coaching Points.

Head up to find space to move into.

Look to the space BEYOND the player rather than the space in front defender.

Ask questions to see if players understand what running with the ball is as opposed to what dribbling is.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Where and When Can we Run with the ball?

Why Do we Run with the ball?


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