Football/Soccer Session (U8): Valley Stream U8 Terminators Week 7

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 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 (10 mins)

Messi and Ronaldo touches as players arrive

Race to 50 touches, left and right.

Ball Mastery, Turns, Cuts and Feints


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity 1

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Main Activity 1 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Gates of cones 2 yards apart as shown

2. 2 players per soccer ball

Instructions:

1. 2 players will play against each other and try to score more passes through their gate in the alotted time

2. 1 point is scored for every successful pass to a partner through the gate

3 Play for 2 minutes. Make it Tournament style: Player who won moves up a game towards the top; and player who lost moves down a game)

Coaching Points:

1. Non-kicking foot placed on the side of the ball pointing at the target

2. Head up observe target

3. Working on inside-push pass: use iside surface of kicking foot, heel down, toe up

4. Strike through the middle of the ball

5. Follow through the pass to target with passing foot

6. Weight and accuracy of Pass

Progressions:

P1- Create a longer distance to pass

P2- Force players to take a first touch into space before passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity 2

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Main Activity 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Size of the center circle set up as shown

2. 12 players (8 Servers, 4 Receivers) set up as shown

3. 8 balls (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Players on the outside of the circle start with the ball and ask for a wall pass from players inside the circle

2. Ask the players to receive the ball with the inside part of the foot

3. Once they make a wall pass, run as close as they can to the center cone and find a new partner to make a wall pass

Coaching Points:

1. Get in line with the ball

2. Select appropriate surface, Inside, Outside, Thigh, Chest, Head

3. Withdraw surface on impact

4. Arms out for balance and to feel for defenders

Progressions:

1. P-Vary the serve to make controlling more difficult

2. P-Add pressure by adding defenders


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

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Small sided Game (15 mins)

Small sided game


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