Football/Soccer Session (U6): TECHNICAL - DRIBBLING - NHP (MINI KICKS) (Start Time: 2014-05-31 09:00:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (10 mins)

Dribbling - MINI KICKS - "I Can Do This"

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

- Coach calls out to players, "I can do this...can you?"

- Examples: Toss ball in the air and clap before catching (add claps to make harder), Toss ball in the air and spin before catching, Kick ball up above your head and catch, Any Coerver technical touches, etc.

Coaching Points:

- Body control and coordination

- Hand & eye coordination

- Dexterity

- Spatial Awareness

Progressions:

- Judge difficulty based on group, challenge individually as well.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (10 mins)

Dribbling - MINI KICKS - "Stuck in the Mud"

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

- Each player with a ball dribbling around the area.

- Tagger, also with a ball, tries to tag players as they dribble around the area.

- If tagged, player stands with their ball in their hand and spreads legs wide apart "stuck in the mud".

- The player is un-stuck and back into the game when a teammate passes a ball through their legs - from the front or back.

Coaching Points:

- Proper touches (Messi to keep close; Ronaldo to get away quickly)

- Head up to observe space, teammates and tagger

- Change directions

- Fake out tagger to get around/by

Progressions:

- Tagger has to pass his ball and hit other player's ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (10 mins)

Dribbling/Passing - MINI KICKS - Pirates

Organization:

- 20 x 30 yard area

- Create two end zones on opposite sides of the field.

Instructions:

- When the coach yells go all the Piratess (attackers) have to make it across the field with their soccer balls without being captured (hit) by the Pirate Hunters (defenders).

- In order for the Pirates to be captured the Pirate Hunters must hit them with a pass below the waist.

- If a Pirate is hit, they become a Pirate Hunter on the side.

Coaching Points:

- If Pirate Hunters are not near, then can the Pirates take bigger touches in order to go faster.

- If Pirate Hunters are near, can the Pirates take smaller touches to get away from Pirate Hunters.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme IV

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Main Theme IV (10 mins)

Organization:

- 20x20 area

- 4 Goals

- 12 players

- As many balls as available

Instructions:

- 4 teams and 4 goals (each team has their own goal)

- Number players (Pirates) 1-4

- Coach calls out go, and players have to run out, take one ball, and shoot it into their goal.

- Next person doesn't go until ball is in the net.

- Pirates go until all the balls are gone from the middle.

Coaching Points:

- Quickly retrieve the ball

- Choose appropriate surface of the foot to get ball from pile

- Turn and dribble to own goal

- Aim/Shoot at goal

- Use appropriate surface of foot to shoot (laces)

Progressions:

- Play with fewer balls in the middle, eventually getting down to 1 ball.


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