Football/Soccer Session (U8): VUSC Boys U8 Academy Tournament Prep (Start Time: 2015-10-23 15:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Teach players rules for throw ins, kickoff, goal kicks, corner kicks, and introduce offsides.

Session designed as per request of team managers.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- Sharks and Minnows

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- Sharks and Minnows
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Warm up- Sharks and Minnows (15 mins)

Organization:

32x24 yard area. All players with a ball except for 2 (sharks). Players with a ball are on the outside of one length. Sharks in the middle.

Instructions:

Minnows lined up on one side of the grid will try to dribble their ball across without the shark getting it, if they do, they become a shark for the next round.

Coaching Points:

Close touches to get through pressure.

Big touches to get away from pressure.

Keeping head up to find space.

Keeping head up to find shark.

Protect the ball.

Progressions:

Last 2 players left will become sharks for next round.

Can use this as all players with ball dribbling around and sharks being let out of the "tank".


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Throw ins

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Throw ins
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Throw ins (30 mins)

Organization: 1 channel= 16x8 yd. Blue cones 8 yd apart and 8 yd from tall cone. 1 ball per pair.

Instructions:

Players keep in the same pairs, set up like above, 1 ball between 2.

Players are throwing their ball over the 2 tall cones and to their partner on the other side.

Coaching Points:

1. Both feet must stay on the ground.

2. Ball in two hands start behind the head.

3. Throw straight forward and follow through the hands at the target.

Progressions:

1. Ball is thrown in from A to B and B then does a throw in to A.

2. Ball is thrown in from A to B, B receives with their feet and passes back. Switch after 8.

3. Ball is thrown in from A to B, B receives and dribbles across. Players switch places, repeat.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The game

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The game (30 mins)

Organization: Play 6 v 6.

Instructions: Free Play. Let players make their own decision

Coaching Points:

1. Kick off rules.

2. Throw in technique.

3. Goal kicks.

4. Offsides rule.

Progressions: Change teams. Team sitting off playing Rondo with other coach.


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