Football/Soccer Session (U8): VSSC Falcons 4/14 (Start Time: 2014-04-14 19:00:00)

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Alex Dawson
Name: Alex Dawson
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling 1

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Dribbling 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

Grid set up as shown

Several small triangles throughout grid

Start with each player having a ball

Instructions:

Players instructed to dribble through the area

Goal is to enter one side of a triangle, perform specific coerver touches, and exit out one of the other two sides

-toe touches, side to side, outside-inside-outside-inside

Point awarded for each triangle visited

Play for set time, player with most points wins

Coaching Points:

Close control as approaching a triangle

Big touch, accelerate into space as exiting

Head and eyes up to find next triangle

Technique and speed during coerver skill

Progressions:

Reduce size of triangles

Add in defenders and triangles become "safe zone" where players can only remain for 5 seconds

R-enlarge triangles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Knockout Game

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Knockout Game (15 mins)

Organization:

Same set up as previous activity, except no triangles

Yellow players are attackers with ball

Blue players are defenders, no ball

Instructions:

Knockout style game

Yellow players must dribble around the area without having their ball stolen or kicked out by Blue defenders

If yellow lose ball or dribbles out of the grid, they can re-enter the game by performing instructed coerver skill in one of the boxes off to the side

Play for set time

Coaching Points:

Close control when under pressure from defender

-change direction, body between ball and defender

Big touches into open space once defender is beaten

Quickly into side box and quick touches to re-enter game

Progressions:

Limit how many Lives attackers have

-ex: after 2 knockouts, player is OUT

Add more defenders

R-unlimited lives

-less defenders


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

Players divided into two teams, Blue and Yellow

Blues divided up between two A goals, Yellows divided up between two B goals

All soccer balls with coach on the side

Instructions:

Coach begins game by kicking a ball into the middle

One player from each goal runs out to play, so it becomes 2v2 in the middle

Yellow team tries to score either of the B goals, Blue tries to score in either of the A goals

If goal is scored or ball goes out, players return to their starting spot

Have one player from each color keep score. Most goals wins!

Coaching Points:

Head and eyes up to see open space/goal

Close control when under pressure

Big touch to penetrate open space and attack a goal


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

2 teams - 3 teams if neccessary

small sided game, 4v4 ideal

Instructions:

Free Play


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