Football/Soccer Session (U8): Syosset Soccer Club: Dribbling U-7 & U-8 (09/29/2013)

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Cesar Cambisaca, Adult Member

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Cesar Cambisaca
Name: Cesar Cambisaca
City: Jackson Heights NY
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up 1
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Warm up 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

14 players each with a ball

40 x 30 grid

Instructions:

Players dribble freely inside of grid touching the ball with every step they take. (like Messi)

Coaching Points:

Players are encouraged to keep the ball close and under control.

Players are encouraged to use both feet and all surfaces of feet.

Players are also encouraged to be creative and to showcase their talents.

Progressions:

Use specific parts of feet (inside, outside, soles, laces, left foot, right foot)

Players will be asked to count how many touches they make in 30 seconds.

Play Ghostbusters!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme Unopposed

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Main Theme Unopposed (20 mins)

Organization:

40 x 30 area (4 x 10 meter channels)

14 players each with a ball

B: Cones or Pugg goal in middle (representing defender)

Instructions:

A: Players work in groups of 3 or 4

One player at a time dribbles through channel

When he/she arrives to the other side it sets another player in motion to dribble across grid

Players will dribble using Messi and Ronaldo techniques.

Coaching Points:

A: Players are encouraged to maintain control of the ball while dribbling as quickly as they can

Players should pick their head up in between touches

Messi dribbling (touch every step, using pinky toe, keeping ball close, head up between touches)

Ronaldo dribbling (touches ball out in front of body, use bigger strides to run onto ball)

B: Messi dribbling on approach picking head up between touches to judge distance from defender

Timing of move (depending on the move some require more/less distance)

Accelerate past defender (Ronaldo touch)

Close move

Progressions:

B: Players dribble at cones (defender) and make move to beat defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme Creative play

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Main Theme Creative play (20 mins)

Organization:

40 X 30 Grid

14 players in pairs (one is T. Henry one is Dax M.)

1 ball/pair (7 balls total)

Instructions:

-For 30 seconds T. Henry (attacker) will dribble up to different Dax's (unopposed defenders) to take them on.

-T. Henry will try to beat as many Dax's that they can within the 30 seconds. Must count and discuss score with your partner Dax after 30 seconds is up.

-Switch roles

Coaching Points:

-Players are still encouraged to keep the ball close and to keep head up when possible

-Question players about the different types of dribbling needed in certain situations on the pitch

-Highlight the different dribbling techniques given this situation and relate it to game.

-Combination moves to beat multiple defenders

-Players are encouraged to explore space around defenders and to acknowledge natural boundries when considering move.

Progressions:

Semi Opposed Defender can pivot and toe poke ball away

Fully Opposed Defender

Henry's vs. Dax's ( whatever team has the most balls in the end wins )


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