Football/Soccer Session (U8): Wildcats: RWB (Start Time: 2016-05-12 20:00:00)

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Dimitri Serrano, Adult Member

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Dimitri Serrano
Name: Dimitri Serrano
City: Monroe Township
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 13 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

The players will learn to dribble with the ball and do various skill moves that will get them to change direction and have many repetition on the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery SAQ

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Ball Mastery SAQ (15 mins)

On Arrival:

Juggling - One touch, One bounce

Organization:

1 Player, 1 ball

Instructions:

Players move around area pretending other players are defenders and penetrating gaps in the opposition defence. At yellow cones, players perform change of direction moves (Inside chop, Outside chop, Ronaldo Chop)

Coaching Points:

Messi:

- Pinky toe to dribble

- Small quick touches

- Head up, look for gaps

Ronaldo:

- Lots of space, take bigger touches

- Pick up head after every touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Defenders (in blue) must stay on line between cones. Attackers try to get past all three defenders without having the pinnie (tucked into their shorts on one hip) pulled out. If defender catches pinnie, the attacker goes back to the start. Second attacker can begin once first attacker beats the first defender, or gets caught. Swap defenders every minute.

Coaching Points:

- Recognize position of defender

- Attack space

- Speed of thought and movement

- Use of change in direction if defender closes space ahead

- Can you use your body to protect the pinnie as you change direction?


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

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Developmental Repititions (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

- First player dribbles ball to first cone on and perfoms a 'Ronaldo Chop' and then drives to opposite cone on endline. Player on endline repeats and the process continues.

Coaching Points:

- Keep ball close, touch on every step

- Head up whilst dribbling

- Quality of move (both feet off ground, swivel hips, snap ball out of feet)

- Bigger touch out of move, head up, change speed

Progressions:

- Change Sides and practice move with both feet


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Development

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Skill Development (20 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Coach begins agme with a pass to either team. Receiving player scores by getting ball over the endline to the shaded area for a point. Defender is looking to steal ball and score in the goal.

Coaching Points:

- Quality of first touch

- Awareness of defender

- Decision; continue forward or cut back inside

- Quality of move (timing, execution, exit touch)

Progressions:

- Play from both sides


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

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Small Sided Game (20 mins)

Organization:

2 x 3v3 games.

Coaching Points:

- Create space as a team (width, depth and length)

- Create separation from the ball, teammates and opponents when supporting the play

- When to dribble (1v1) and when to pass (numbers down)

- Correct moments to utilize a change of direction technique


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