Football/Soccer Session (U10): Week 3: First Touch

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Tasha Flynn
Name: Tasha Flynn
City: Plainsboro
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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First touch and push (inside) pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Ball Mastery

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Ball Mastery
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Warm Up: Ball Mastery (15 mins)

Organization:

-2 players, 1 ball.

-2 cones placed 2-3yds apart.

-Players stand on opposite sides of the cones (as seen above).

Instructions:

-Pass to your partner through the gate.

-2 touch passing using the inside of both feet.

-Competition: How many passes can you get in 1 minute?

Coaching Points:

1. Players on toes, ready to receive a pass.

2. Correct passing technique using inside of the foot (ankle locked, toe up, contact middle of the ball).

3.Correct receiving technique using inside of the foot (ankle locked, toe up).

Progressions:

-Move cones closer together to create more of a passing challenge.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme: First touch on the move

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Main Theme: First touch on the move (15 mins)

Organization:

-Same set up as warm up (See previous slide).

Instructions:

-Positive first touch. Should be about a 45 degree angle outside the cone.

-Second touch is a push pass back to my partner.

-Partner passes back through the gate.

-Go for 1 minute than switch roles.

Coaching Points:

1. Technique of receiving the pass.

2. Technique of the push pass.

3. Body over the ball, every pass should be on the ground.

3. Open up the hip so the ball travels at an angle, not horizontal.

4.Keep the ball moving, do not want to stop the ball.

Progressions:

-Can partner passing the ball, pass through the gates using 1 touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2: First touch game

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Main Theme 2: First touch game (20 mins)

Organization:

-Same set up as previous 2 activities, except partners now have 4 cones.

Instructions:

-Players pass through the gates using 2 touch.

-Passing and receiving should all be with the inside of the foot.

-Cannot pass through the same gate you received the ball, must find another gate.

Coaching Points:

1. Always proper passing and receiving technique using the inside of the foot (ankle locked, toe up, contact middle of the ball).

2.Players ready on toes to receive pass and go through another gate.

3. Keep the ball moving, know where you want to go when you receive the pass.

4. Positive first touch in the direction you want to go.

Progressions:

-Keep everything 2 touch.

-Competition: Can you use disguise to pass the ball through the gate where your partner can not return the pass in 2 touches. 1 point if your partner does not return your pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game: Triangle tag

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Conditioned Game: Triangle tag (20 mins)

Organization:

-Field size: 30 x 30yds.

-5, 2 x 2 x 2 triangle in the area.

-Every player, except 5 players, has a ball.

Instructions:

-3 players are "it" and are holding a ball.

-5 players without a ball are standing in the triangles.

-Every other player has a ball at their feet to dribble.

-Only 1 player can be in a triangle at a time.

-The players holding the ball are trying to hit the ball of the players dribbling (make sure players only throw the ball below the knee of other players).

-If your ball gets hit while dribbling, you pick up your ball and are now "it", the other ball now dribbles around the area.

-The triangles are safe and a ball cannot get hot while in the triangle.

-Players must pass to a player standing in the triangle.

-Players who receive the ball must exit the triangle a different way then where they received the pass.

Coaching Points:

1. Can players take a positive first touch away from pressure.

2. Continue to use proper technique as speed of play increases.


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

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Free Play: 4v4 (20 mins)

Organization:

-30x30yd grid.

-Play 4v4

Instructions:

-Free play, no restrictions.

Coaching Points:

1. Get first touch out from under feet.

2. Take first touch where you want to play next.


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