Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U8: Session 3, Phase 2

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Alex Sabatini, Adult Member

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Alex Sabatini
Name: Alex Sabatini
City: kleinburg
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribblling and rwb

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Dribblling and rwb (15 mins)

Organization:

Players dribble freely in the area (adjust size as required). On the coaches command the players will:

(a) dribble around a pylon on the outside and dribble back into the grid

(b)stop their ball dead, run around a pylon, and dribble their own ball

(c) stop their ball dead, run around a pylon and dribble someone elses ball

(d) run with the ball to the North, south, east or west side of the grid. (dont be the last one!)

(e) run with the ball in the direction directed by the coach and perform a coerver manipulation prior to dribbling back into the area

(f) run with the ball in the direction as indicated by the coach, perform a manipulation and then dribble to the opposite side of the grid.(eg: dribble to the north side of the grid followed by dribbling to the south side of the grid)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 dribble to attack gates

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1 v 1 dribble to attack gates (15 mins)

Organisation

-Blue player passes to red player and pressures. Red attempts to dribble through a blue side gate for 1 point or through red central gate for 3 points.

-If blue wins the ball he/she may score points the same way.

-Ensure the defender is pressuring so as it is realistic for the attacking player

-Max of 10 seconds and activity is DEAD

-Play 4 minute competitions. Therafter have the opposite team serve the ball and start as the defender.

Coaching Points:

When attacking:

-Touches get smaller as player approaches defender.

-Distance of execution should be 1-2 yds from defender

-Change of direction- Use a Coerver manipulation to beat/unbalance defender-Be CREATIVE!

-Change of speed - Accelerate away from defender

-Once beyond defender take your next touch to cut off recovery run of defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (15 mins)

Organization:

Same as above except this time they will play 2 v 2

Coaching points:

Same as above plus:

2nd attacker: support angle, distance, combination play?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (25 mins)

Organisation:

4 v 4 + 2 Neutrals within a 20 x 20 grid.

Teams attempt to keep possession and score a point by dribbling through one of the oppssing teams 3 gates. If successful, the oppossing team gets the ball and attacks in the other direction.

Coaching Points:

Attacking 1 v 1 dribbling as above +:

Dispersal: Get big

Support/width: PLayer with ball should have support within 360 degress.

Movement: move to receive

Creativity: Can you use one of the Coerver manipulations to beat a defender?


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