Football/Soccer Session (U6): U6_Week7_Pirates

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes:

Players will be introcuced to the inside push pass technique.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pirates

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Pirates

Organization:

-20yd x 30yd

-1 ball per player

Instructions:

1) Players dribble around the square (sea) sailing their pirate ship

2) Coach will then call out different commands

• Storm Coming - box/inside touches

• High winds - Bigger touches to move quicker around the square. (ronaldo)

• Low winds - Smaller touches to keep ball under control, move slower (messi)

• Anchor down - Stop

• Stomp the rats - Toe Taps

• Swab the deck - Roll the ball side to side with sole of foot

• Walk the plank - Jump into sea

• Ready cannon - Find another ship to fire at

• FIRE - shoot ball at another ship

Coaching Points:

1 - Head up to observe space

2 - small touches to keep close control.

3 - bigger touches to move around the square quicker

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Treasure Island

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Treasure Island

Organization:

20yd x 30 yd grid with corners marked off

all balls in middle

players distributed in the corners

Instructions:

Players try and run from their pirate ship to treasure island. Once at treasure island they must try and bring a piece of treasure (soccer ball) and dribble it back to the pirate ship. The coach is the green octopus who steals the pirates treasure (stealing soccer ball) as they try and bring it back to their ship.

Coaching Points:

Ronaldo touches when dribbling into space, Messi touches when approaching green octopus

Head up to see octopus

Protect ball from octopus

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Mini kick Treasure Chest

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Mini kick Treasure Chest (15 mins)

Organization:

20x30

Instructions:

players start on one side. First player in each group runs to other side of the grid and carries back or dribbles any piece of treasure(cones, pennies, . Players have to carry the treasure back like crowns, golden cannon balls, jewelry, or earings

Coaching Points:

creative use of treasure

imagination

Progressions:

add shark that eats pirates that have not found treasure


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

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Main Activity (20 mins)

Organization:

-Players are Pirates and they must swim across the ocean to get to their Pirate ship(Soccer ball)

-They must then try to get ther ship back across the ocean without running into any island

Instructions:

-Players will go to as many islands as they can and "Scrub the Deck", How many can they get in a minute

-Then teach them how to go around in a circle around the island, how many they can do in a minute

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pirates of the Caribbean

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Pirates of the Caribbean (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2. 8 players set up as shown

3. 10 balls

Instructions:

1. Pirates (players) are all battling to be the “Captain of the Ship”

2. To do this they have to get from one end of the pirate ship to the other w ithout getting hit by a cannon ball (soccer ball)

3. The cannon balls are being fired by the coach

4. Coach yells “PIRATES, ARE YO U REA D Y?” to w hich the players respond “FIRE IN THE HOLE!” (This only happens when the first player is out)

5. Coach yells “PIRATES ARE YO U REDAY?’ pirates shout ‘RRRRRRRRRR’. Coach then yells “PIRATES RUN ”

and all the pirates run to the other end of the ship

6. Any pirate that gets hit w ith a cannon ball then becom es a cannon ball-er and helps fire cannon balls

7. The last pirate left is the Captain

Coaching Points:

1. Keep your eye on the cannon balls and use different movements to not get hit

2. Move quickly across the pirate ship

3. Keep your eye on the cannon ball when you hit it

4. Try to time the firing of the cannon ball so that the pirates run into it

Progressions:

Add ball to pirates.


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