Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Dribbling to Beat Defenders

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Paul Gregory
Name: Paul Gregory
City: Coconut Creek
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young 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

ORGANIZATION:

4-6 players/field

14x10 yard distance

INSTRUCTIONS:

1v1 Beating defenders by dribbling. Attackers will start with the ball at the end line. Attackers will try to beat the flag using skill and get to the other end line. Attackers should focus on the technique of the skill and the timing of when to execute.

COACHING POINTS:

1. Attackers should go at defenders with SPEED (under control, composed)

2. Use skill moves to beat defenders (scissors, Matthew's move, body feints); use skill at correct distance

3. Accelerate past defenders

4. Decption


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG
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SSG

ORGANIZATION:

4-8 players/field

15x10 yard field

Supply of balls

INSTRUCTIONS:

Attackers start at one end line and defenders start at other end line. Defenders start with ball. Defenders will pass ball to attackers, then close the space. Attackers will receive ball, attack the defenders with speed & look beat with skill, then dribble past their end line. If defenders win ball, they dribble past attacker's end line.

***Progression: score into goal

COACHING POINTS:

1. Attackers should go at defenders with SPEED (under control, composed)

2. Use skill moves to beat defenders (scissors, Matthew's move, body feints); use skill at correct distance

3. Accelerate past defender

4. Deception to beat defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exp. SSG

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Exp. SSG

ORGANIZATION:

5-8 players/field

30x20 yards

2 goals on each endline

INSTRUCTIONS:

2v2 (2v1) to goals. Defenders will start with the ball. One defender will pass ball to the attackers, then close space and get into middle third of the field. The other defender will step into the defensive third of the field. Attackers will try to score in either of the defender's goals. If defenders win ball, they will try to score quickly. Once goal is scored/ball out of play, next players step onto field and continue activity. Continuous play.

COACHING POINTS:

1. Attackers should go at defenders with SPEED (under control, composed)

2. Use skill moves to beat defenders (scissors, Matthew's move, body feints); use skill at correct distance --- DECEPTION

3. Accelerate past defenders

4. Recognition of space; when to penetrate v. possess (dribbling, passing, running)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match

3v3 or 4v4 to goal


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Movement
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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