Football/Soccer Session (U6): Plainedge Spring U6 Week 6

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Tag

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Triangle Tag (10 mins)

Organization:

Area set up as shown

Smal triangles throughout grid

Blue players are taggers

Instructions:

Players in white try to avoid being tagged by defenders in Blue

Triangles represent "safe zones"

One white player can run in and high five a white teammate in a triangle, who then must leave the safe zone and find a new triangle

If a white player is tagged by a blue defender, they swap roles

Play for set period of time

Coaching Points:

Head up to find nearest safe zone/spot defender

Change of direction and speed to avoid defense

Progressions:

Add balls - use hands and toss

More defenders

Less safe zones

Reg - no defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Tag - Ball

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Triangle Tag - Ball (10 mins)

Organization:Triangle Tag 20yd x 30yd box

-Every player with a ball, 5(+-) triangles set up with cones as shown

Instructions:

-Players dribble around the area, 2 players hold there ball and run around as the 'it' players

-the triangle act as 'free zones' where the dribblers cannot get tagget by the 'it' players

- When a player enters a safe-zone, they must do 5 toe taps and then have to leave the safe-zone

-player holding a ball try to tag another player by throwing the ball so it hits the other player's ball

-if your ball gets hit you become the 'it' player, and the other player retrieves their ball to continue dribbling

-only 1 player may occupy the triangle at a time

Coaching Points:

-head up to observe the position of the defender, and to find space or a 'free zone'

-smaller touches to keep the ball close when entering a triangle

-larger touches when there is space in front of you to go faster into that space

Progressions:

leave the triangle on a different side then the one entered by the next player

add additional defenders or 'it' players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Passing

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Triangle Passing (15 mins)

Organization:

Several triangles throughout grid

Half the players in a triangle without ball, half with a ball throughout grid

Instructions:

Players with a socer ball dribble through the area looking for a teammate in a triangle

Player A passes to Player B in the triangle.

Player B receives and takes the ball out one of the other 2 sides of the triangle then looks for another triangle + teammate

Competition - Players get 1 point for every successful pass, first to 15 passes wins

Coaching Points:

Head up to find teammate

Proper passing technique

-inside of the foot

-correct weight of pass

-accuracy

Communication

Positioning in triangle to receive - set up to exit out different side than ball arrives in

Progressions:

Make triangles smaller - require better accuracy

Must receive with specific part of the foot - inside, outside, cruyff

Add in defenders

Reg - players begin with ball in hands, tossing to one another

-focus on communication, eye contact


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (20 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Movement
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Dribble
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