Football/Soccer Session (U8): Dribbling: Running with the ball

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Tasha Flynn, Adult Member

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Tasha Flynn
Name: Tasha Flynn
City: Plainsboro
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Aim:

Players comfortable with the ball using all surfaces of the feet.

Players can run with the ball and keep the ball under control.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARMUP ACTIVITY (Free Dribble)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARMUP ACTIVITY (Free Dribble)
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WARMUP ACTIVITY (Free Dribble) (20 mins)

Organization:

-24x24 yard area

Instructions:

- put them into 2 different teams

- Each player with their own ball.

- Players dribble freely in space, coach adds conditions for dribble (which surface to use, left foot only)

Progressions:

- If coach catches you with eyes up earn a point for your team

- if you and your team are working hard earn an extra point

- Can we exit out when standing still with different part of the foot

- train your eyes to see other players

- combination dribbling inside,outside,laces bottom of the foot

Coaching Points:

- Outside (pinky-toe) for close control.

- Eyes up looking for space.

- Slow down and turn when you get near the edge or player.

- Head up recognize what type of touch

-total control

- all parts of the foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Red Light Green Light

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Red Light Green Light
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Red Light Green Light (20 mins)

Organization:

-Same organization as warm up

-2 teams dribbling in 24x24 yard area

Instructions:

-Coach shouts out "Green Light" to go and "Red Light" to stop

-Introduce "Purple Light" to do a silly dance and "Black Light" to leave your ball and go find another ball

-Add on to score from warm up if players stop ball immediately and are working hard, keeping head up

Coaching Points:

1. Use all surfaces of the foot to control the ball

2. Head up while dribbling, awareness of space and other players

3. Close control of the ball to stop as soon as "Red Light"

Progressions:

-drag racing

- two teams on each end line first team that makes it to the other line first wins.

- if you dont have control of your ball when you say red light you go back to where you started

-ability to change speed .


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 vs 1 Conditioned Game

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1 vs 1 Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

Players split in half, 2 cones where teams start and 1 end zone.

Instructions:

- Teams take it in turns to try and score (dribbling through end zone) as soon as ball goes out or player scores, next pair goes.

- 10 second countdown per "match".

Coaching Points:

- Get in line to receive the ball and Head up to locate goal

- Recognition of defender (speed of approach)

- Choice of which goal to attack based on defender's pressure

- Quick decision to perform move

- Head up to find goal, seal off defender after move and accelerate to goal

Progressions:

- Finish with Small-sided Match (3v3, 4v4 or 5v5)


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

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4v4 Match (20 mins)

Organization:

-24x24 yard area

-2 PUG goals

-2 teams of 4

Instructions:

-Free play

-No restrictions

Coaching Points:

1. Look to dribble and take players on when open space

2. Head up to see space and teammates

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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