Football/Soccer Session (U8): Pleasantville Thunder / Stop Starts / Week 3 (Start Time: 2016-09-22 15:05:00)

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Sonam Sherpa, Adult Member

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Sonam Sherpa
Name: Sonam Sherpa
City: new york
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
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 (30 mins)

Organization:

Attackers and Defending, both groups running at the same time

Instructions:

Aim of the attacker is to cross either finish line arms length ahead of the attacker

Defenders job is to stay as close as they can when attacker crosses line

Game lasts 7 seconds

Players which roles every time

Coaching Points:

- Space ahead so attacker it at speed

- Recognition of defenders position

- Behind you - accelerate

- Alongside you (space ahead) - pretend to turn and keep going

- Alongside you (space behind you)

- Defender ahead of you - turn

- Once got yard of space look to cut across defender

Progressions:

The finish line is now the line behind the defenders so attackers have 7 seconds to create space and cut across defenders pathway and across the line.

Defenders are trying to tag attackers when they enter thier zone


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developmental Repititions

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Developmental Repititions (20 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

A - Players dribble out to centre line and the perform a 'Stop-Turn'. After turning they return to start line and partner goes. Process repeats. Progress to Dragbacks.

B - Players dribble out and perform a 'Stop Start at the centre line and then accelerate to the endline at which point the next player does the same. Process repeats. Progress to a 'Dragpush'.

Coaching Points:

- Pinky toe to dribble

- Keep ball close, touch on every step

- Correct execution of turn and stop start

- Ball out of feet

- Head up after turn/stop start

- Accelerate out of turn/stop start

Progressions:

- Use weaker foot on every other go


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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

Organization:

10x15, 4 Groups running at the same time.

Instructions:

Players work in 3's Player A dribbles ball up to end line with passive pressure (player B), Player A turns and dribbles back with passive pressure on opposite side.

Player A becomes Player C, Player B becomes Player A and Player C becomes Player B.

Coaching Points:

- Head up whilst dribbling

- Execution of move

- Use of body fake

- Bigger final touch

- Acceleration out of stop - start

- Immediately pick head up


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi to Fully Opposed

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Semi to Fully Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Blue team start by passing over to the player in blue. The two go 1v1 with blue able to score in either goal. Keep playing until a goal is scored or the ball goes out and then repeat with the next two players. Players can only shoot once they are betwwen the goal and the orange cones (Shooting zone). Swap over attackers and defenders after two minutes.

Defender is live on blue's first touch.

Coaching Points:

- Quality of first touch (Direction - towards goal, Weight)

- Awareness of defender's position

- Be positive, attack goal if possible

- Decision, Turn or Stop start to lose the defender (Scenarios from warm up)

- Protect the ball with your body at all times

- Finish!

Progressions:

P - Flip Goals to face outwards

R - Defender is only allowed to tackle once in the middle area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game

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Small Sided Game (30 mins)

Organization:

3v3 game + 2 neutrals - 3 teams - Winners stay on

Coaching Points:

- When to use a turn and when to use a stop-start in a game situation.

Switch the neutrals every other game.

P - Free play


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