Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Academy Skill level 1 age 6-8

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Alex Boyer, Adult Member

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Alex Boyer
Name: Alex Boyer
City: Huntington, WV
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Laces Dribble

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Laces Dribble
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Laces Dribble

1. Laces Dribble- with the toes pointing down towards the ground push the ball forward with the laces, knee bent over ball on contact. After each touch step through with the opposite foot.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Toe Taps

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Toe Taps

2. Toe Taps- Using the inside of both feet push the ball fromone foot to the other. On the spot initially then moving forward and back when comfortable


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sole Taps Forward/Backwards

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Sole Taps Forward/Backwards

3. Sole Taps Forward- Using the toe end of the sole, tap the top of the ball- alternating left and right feet. on the spot initially, with a slow rhythm and then hopping. once competent in a stationary position, move forward.

4. Sole Taps Backward-Using the toe end of the sole, tap the top of the ball- alternating left and right feet. on the spot initially, with a slow rhythm and then hopping. once competent in a stationary position, move backward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Step-On Turn

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Step-On Turn

5. Step on Turn- Dribble forward, place the sole of one foot on the ball to stop momentum, step beyond the ball with both feet leaving the ball, turn to face the ball and dribble back. Repeat several times using both feet.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drag Back Turn

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Drag Back Turn

6. Drag Back Turn- Dribble Forward, stop forward momemtum of the ball by reaching forward, with one fott and placing the sole of the foot on to of the ball, drag (roll) the ball back down the side of the body away from the defender and accelerate into a dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Back Heel

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Back Heel

7. Back Heel- Dribble forward, step beyond the ball, make contact with the heel of one foot sending the ball backwards, turn and accelerate into a dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Inside Cut

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Inside Cut

8. Inside Cut- Dribble forward, stop forward momentum of the ball by reaching forward with inside of one foot and "cutting" the ball back down the inside of the body (away from the defender) in on movement and accelerate into a dribble.


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