Football/Soccer Session (U10): VSSC Rockets 4/8 (Start Time: 2014-04-08 19:00:00)

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Alex Dawson
Name: Alex Dawson
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Arrival Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Arrival Warm Up
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Arrival Warm Up (5 mins)

Organization:

As players are arriving, they are working on simple juggling skills

Instructions:

Players begin to get mentally focused for practice and warmed up

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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

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Dribbling Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

Each player with a ball

Small box built into the middle of the grid

Instructions:

Players dribble around the outside of the grid, looking for open space and using bigger touches - no dribbling in circles!

On coach's command, players then enter the smaller box and continue dribbling, using smaller touches and close control

Players then exit the small box on coach's command.

Introduce skill move(s) which players must use when:

-entering or exiting one of the boxes

-they come head on with another player in the bigger box

Can split players into 2 teams to accomodate numbers

-one team dribbles in small box, the other in large box

-on command, teams switch boxes

Coaching Points:

Big Box: -Penetrate open space, take bigger touches allowed by more room (Ronaldo)

Small box : -Close control with the ball, more touches to keep possession (Messi)

Head and eyes up at all times to avoid collisions.

Proper technique of TBD skill move

-feint, drag/push, inside/outside, etc

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Move - Unopposed

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Skill Move - Unopposed (10 mins)

Organization:

Channels set up within grid

Each player with a ball, 4 to 5 players to a channel

PUG Goal set up in the middle

Instructions:

Player A begins dribbling out towards the PUG Goal (Messi)

As they approach the goal, they perform the specific skill move as if it were a defender

Player A then makes eye contact with player B, who can begin the exercise

Player A drives towards the end line (Ronaldo) and prepares to go again

Coaching Points:

Controlled approach driving at defender's front foot.

Timing / Exaggeration of move - just outside tackling radius / shoulder, knee, eyes

Body shape - low centre of gravity

Eyes up, identify space/pressure, change of speed, appropriate angle taken for next movement

Progressions:

Play with 1 ball and players pass after performing skill move

Remove PUG, players perform move on each other - passive defending


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Move - Opposed

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Skill Move - Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

Channels set up with goals or gates on each end

Defenders in Blue, Attackers in White

Instructions:

Defender (blue) passes to attacker (white).

Attacker scores by passing into goals or dribbling through gates

Defender scores by stealing ball and scoring

Players switch lines

First player to 10 wins, switch fields.

Coaching Points:

Controlled approach driving at defender's front foot.

Timing / Exaggeration of move - just outside tackling radius / shoulder, knee, eyes

Body shape - low centre of gravity

Eyes up, identify space/pressure, change of speed, appropriate angle taken for next movement


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

Free Play small sided game

Coaching Points:

Encourage use of skill moves

Points awarded for succesfully beating a defender

Progressions:


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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