Football/Soccer Session (U10): Eagles U10B - ball mastery - 9/30/13

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Darren Kim
Name: Darren Kim
City: Jamesport
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up

Organization:

10x10 square. All players with ball.

Instructions:

Progression of touches:

1) 50 touches, any foot and any part of the foot.

2) 50 touches, outside right than 50 touches outside left.

3) 50 touches, inside/out right / 50 touches inside/out left

4) Every player has 3 lives, you lose a life by (a) dribbling out of the area, (b) running into somebody or somebody runs into you, and (c) walking or stopping the ball for a long period of time.

You can vary this warm up any way you want, basically getting the players to get as many touches on the ball as possible, and in a close/tight area for control.

Coaching Points:

Small touches on the ball, close control, using the proper part of the foot to dribble with, dribbling with you head up, recognizing space and players around you.

Progressions:

Make the space smaller or larger depending on the ability level of your players.

Make the touch limit more or less.

Limit the parts of the foot to dribble with (only outside, inside, etc)

Lots of ways to adapt this simple warm up to fit your players ability level.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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Unopposed

Organization:

Players in a circle all facing coach

Each player has a ball and cone to work with

Instructions:

Coach demonstrates a ball mastery technique, and the players repeat

Skills taught in this session are the 3 'V's - front, back and switch feet

Coaching Points:

Always light on toes

Hop as drag ball back

Turn body/hips/toes to face direction of balls destination

Move ball from one side of cone to the other in a V shape

Progressions:

Combine the skills together

Have the players race to complete x amount of the skill/s

The coach continuously changes what ball mastery techniques he is executing and the player must change ASAP with him (now they are forced to look up at coach and not down at ball to keep up with him)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 / dummy defending

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1v1 / dummy defending

Organization:

10x20 grid. 1 ball per grid, min. 3 players per grid.

Instructions:

Player A passes to player B.

Player A runs to the middle and becomes a dummy defender. Player B dribbles at player A and does a move around the player and dribbles to the other side.

Player B then passes to Player C, then repeat same action as before.

You can coach any move to beat a defender. (i.e shoulder fient, scissors, etc)

Coaching Points:

Change of speed and change of direction needed to beat any defender.

Acceleration after doing the move.

Closing the gate after beating the defender to put the defender behind you.

Progressions:

Go from static defending to full pressure, and keep track of everytime you beat a defender to the other side (point system).

Vary the pressure depending on ability level.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3

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3v3

Small sided 3v3 games

Size of playing field varies depending on ability level of your players.


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