Football/Soccer Session (U8): Curriculum - Tier 2 - Individual Possession (Away from Goal / Pressure Behind)

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Ryan Rademacher, Adult Member

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Ryan  Rademacher
Name: Ryan Rademacher
City: Harrison, NJ
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up / SAQ

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up / SAQ
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Warm Up / SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

- As shown (6-8 players per area).

Instructions:

- Players partner up in opposite colors.

- Defender (blue) start in red gate behind attacking (white) partner.

- Attacker must run through blue gate then attempts to run through either orange gate in corners to score without being tagged.

- Defender can go once attacker clears the blue gate.

- Defender attempts to tag the attacking player before they run through an orange gate to score.

- Switch lines (roles)

Coaching Points:

- Speed to accelerate through gate.

- Can I turn corner and score?

- If the defender blocks my run can I turn to the other corner?

- Can I fake before changing direction to unbalance the defender?

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Techical - Unopposed

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Techical - Unopposed (25 mins)

Organization:

- As shown (groups of 3 to 4 per area).

Instructions:

- Players begin at red gate and dirve through blue gate.

- Players perform given turn then dribble through either orange gate (ex: Inside Hook / Step-Over - mirror each other).

- Next player goes as soon as player turns.

Coaching Points:

- Size of touch, balance, momentum to turn.

- Checking shoulder for space / defender.

- Technique of given turn.

- Size and direction of touch coming out of turn.

- Head up, Next movement.

- Technique to fake (eyes, hips, feet, etc.)

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Techincal - Opposed

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Techincal - Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

- As Shown (6-8 players per grid, defenders have ball each)

Instructions:

- Attacker (white) stands with legs wide inside red gate.

- Defender (blue) plays pass through legs of attacker and the blue gate (defender is live when ball goes through blue gate).

- Attacker tries to score by dribbling through either orange gate for 2 pts.

- If defender wins ball, he scores in PUG for 1 pt.

- Attacker retrieves ball, players switch lines.

Coaching Points:

- Size of touch when receiving ball.

- Body position to protect ball.

- Awareness of defender.

- Is the defender too tight? Can I turn into space behind him (Inside Hook)?

- Did the defender over anticipate? Can I fake and turn out other way?

- Can I turn and face the defender 1v1?

Progressions:

- Defender is live on his pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tournament 3v3

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Tournament 3v3 (30 mins)

Organization:

3v3 Small-sided tournament games: 4 teams of 3 players eachteam. 2 fields of 20x30 yards with 2 Pugg Goals on opposite endlines. Play small sided to larger goals if possible since the kids got striking repitiions during the session.

Instructions:

4 Teams of 3, play 3v3 tournament style format where each team will play one another. 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and 0 for a loss. Each game should be approximately 6-8 minutes in duration (obviously play a 3 game tournament).

Coaching Points:

· Review of session's learning outcomes being translatedinto the game

· 3 lines of attack

· Creating triangle (gives angles of support)

· Making triangle as big as possible (Creating space)


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