Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 3rd-4th Grade: Week 1- Ball mastery, Dribbling & Turning

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Gavin McCrindle
Name: Gavin McCrindle
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball mastery

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Ball mastery

Area: 20x25 yards

Activity: Ball mastery- Each player has a ball. Players must try and complete the following:

- Toe Taps

- Chops

- Inside-Outside

- Pull push

Coaching Points:

Balance

Close control


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball mastery and turning

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Ball mastery and turning

Area: 20x25 yards

Activity: Dribbling and turning through gates. Players dribble around area through the gates. After 30 seconds explain that now when they go through a gate they must try one of the ball mastery skills then continue dribbling.

Progression:

Players must now to a drag back turn when they get to gate

Players can keep score to see how many times they get through the gate, do a ball mastery skill or a turn in one minute.

Coaching points:

Close control- always be able to stop the ball

Use all surfaces of the feet

Turning- balanced, explode out of turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning and 1v1

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Turning and 1v1

Area: 20x25 yards

Activity: Players are numbered in their team. Coach throws ball out then shouts a number that player runs out and plays 1v1 against opponent. Players can score in either goal. Team up to 5 wins.

Coaching points:

Cover ground quickly

Turn away from pressure

Explode away from defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4

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4v4

Area: 20x25 yards

Activity: 4v4 game with puggs.

Coaching points:

Diamond shape

Understanding of where and when


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Dribble
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