Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U6-U10 West Ham United Session

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EDUARDO MENDEZ
Name: EDUARDO MENDEZ
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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West Ham United session I observed during a camp with the Brooklyn Italians focusing on passing, receiving, ball mastery 1v1s and 2v2s.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Warmup (10 mins)

Set Up

1. 1 ball.

2. Players form a circle.

3. 1 player stands in the middle of the circle.

Instructions

1. Play begins with 1 player in the circle passing to the player in the middle and follows his/her pass.

2. The player in the middle passes to the next player in the circle and takes the place of the player that is following his/her pass to the middle.

3. The exercice continues in that motion.

Coaching Points

1. Weight and accuracy of pass.

2. Direction of plant foot.

3. Movement off the ball.

4. Quality, positive first touch into space.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Activity

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Technical Activity (15 mins)

Set Up

1. 15x20 area. 9 cones to create a grid.

2. 1 ball per player.

3. 2 equal queues pf players.

Instructions

1. Play begins with players doing toe taps to the middle, outside cone and then dribble to the middle cone opposite them in a "v-like fashion."

Progression

1. Players do tick tocks and dribble inside/outside to the middle outside cone.

2. Players do sole rolls - one foot to the middle outside cone, second foot to the middle opposite cone.

Coaching Points

1. Execution of ball mastery.

2. Eyes up to identify space.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression

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Progression (10 mins)

Progression

1. Players progress to 1v1 moves to the middle cone. (Shoulder-feints, step-overs, etc.)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed Activity

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Opposed Activity (20 mins)

Set Up

1. Add 4 goals to the area.

2. Divide the area in half.

3. Divide players into 4 equal queues. 2 on each side of the area, opposite each other.

Instructions

1. Play begins with players passing to the player opposite them and going 1v1.

2. Players receiving the ball can score a quick goal in the goal next to them for 1 point.

3. Attempts to score in the far goal equal five points.

Coaching Points

1. Weight and accuracy of pass.

2. Positive first touch into space.

3. Assess the defenders position to determine necessary attacking lines and opportunities for feints/tricks.

4. Close control under pressure, heavier touch into space.

5. Eyes up to identify space and avoid defenders.

6. Drive into space.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression

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Progression (15 mins)

Progression

1. Remove the middle cone.

2. Players opposite each other are now partners.

3. Play begins with one player passing to their opponent diagonally.

4. Attacking players attack the goals on the far side.

5. If defenders win the ball, they can score.

Coaching Points

1. When to dribble, when to pass.


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Progression (20 mins)

Progression

1. Progress to 3v3 (4v4) soccer.


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