Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U6-U7: Technical Session - Week 10

Profile Summary

Frank Suppa
Name: Frank Suppa
City: Woodbridge
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objective of session to to allow for players to be creative through various sessions incorporating the technical and physical attributes needed. The drills are designed to be fun and competitive.


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 (10 mins)

Organization:

- 20x20 grid, larger where more players are attending.

- each player has a ball and is dribbling within the area.

- lots of touches on the ball (use left / right foot)

a) use inside and outside of foot

b) tick-toks, toe-taps

- Change of direction and speed (do not go in circles)

Quick Feet:

- one coach per set of cones.

- hops (single/double legs), side-to-side, in & out


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Treasure Collection

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Treasure Collection (10 mins)

Organization:

- Make a 20x15 or 15x15m area with 7 players with a soccer ball (Pirates) and 2 players (Defenders) without a ball. If group is very large you can have a second set of 7 pirates going East-to-West.

- On coach's command, the pirates attempt to dribble past the defenders in attempt to take the treasure (cones). To take the treassure the players much dribble the ball across to the other side without losing it.

- If the pirates lose the ball to the defenders, they must complete 10 toe taps and start back over at the start line.

- The pirate with the most treasures collected wins the game.

- Repeat the game by changing the defenders.

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast (where possible)

- dribbling into space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Challenge (Score on any Goal)

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1v1 Challenge (Score on any Goal) (10 mins)

Organization:

- 15 x 15 or larger depending on size of kids

- Coaches plays ball into middle, first player on each team enters the grid and player with ball looks to score on either net by taking on their defender and scoring in the net by entering the "Scoring Zone"

Progression:

- Have players sit down or face the other way.

- Must score in 7 seconds or less

- Add a second game during play

Coaching Points:

- Quick change of direction

- Pace

- Different cuts to beat defender / opponent

- Face defender / opponent to take him on

- Creativity / Attacking Mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 Goal Handball Game

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2 Goal Handball Game (10 mins)

Organization:

- 20 x 20 yard grid with 2 nets positioned at each end as shown above.

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 5 each (depending on team size)

- Players play handball and attempt to score by throwing the ball into either net. Players cannot move more than 3 steps when in possession (may need more steps for smaller kids).

- Defending team wins possession by intercepting passes.

Progressions:

- Both teams can score on any net.

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast (where possible)

- decision making

- change of Direction

- lots of FUN!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (15 mins)

Organization:

- Make a 30 x 25 yard grid, smaller if less players

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 5 + GK required

- make the teams rotate GKs every 4 mins.

Progressions:

- One touch finish are worth 2 goals

- finishing with non-dominant foot worth 2 goals

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast (where possible)

- decision making

- attacking mentality

- team defending (everyone is behind the ball when it's lost)

- game management when in possession (don't simply kick it away)

- urgency to score when behind


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