Football/Soccer Session (U8): Red Bull youth training

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Dimitri Serrano
Name: Dimitri Serrano
City: riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

The players will learn how to perform a inside cut with either left or right foot. They will also get attacking principles in the session. Players now will be able to recongnize when to do the inside cut of how, where, what and when.


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:

All players should have a ball. have grid set up with plenty of cones

Instructions:

This warm up is to get the players mentally and physically ready for the session, also the warm up is design to have the players in a fun.

1)ball in hand- The players will start with the ball in their hands and will go and touch all the cones in 1 minute.

2)ball at feet- The players will then put the ball on the ground and will touch the cones with their feet and excute a inside cut (Demonstration by the coach)

CANNOT HAVE TWO PLAYERS ON A CONE.

Coaching Points:

-Warm up players

-fitness work

-get players to think about the session and how it will relate to a game


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Zig zag

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Zig zag

Organization:

Have 6 cones in a zig zag formation, have the cones 7-10yds apart.

Instructions:

All the players should have a ball at their feet. All the players will go thorugh the zig zag line and will cut the ball with the inside left/right and will return to the begining of the line. If there are lots of players make 2 zig zag lines and make this a competition.

Coaching Points:

-sharp turn with the inside of the foot

-change direction

-change speed

-shield the ball

-small touches on the ball

-bent knees to have good balance

-control the ball and be in between (cone=defender)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Inside cut shileding

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Inside cut shileding
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Inside cut shileding

Organization:

Same set up as warm up. All players should have a ball at their feet

 Instructions:

The players that have the ball with sheild the ball away from the oncoming defenders. The attacking players will use the inside cut to shield and get away from a defender. *Other moves may be use but reinforce the inside cut since it is the theme of the session.

The defenders will try to steal the ball (DO NOT KICK THE BALL AWAY) the defender now must learn how to steal the ball cleanly to make the attacking work in shielding.

 Coaching Points:

-get in between the defender

-bent knees

-use arm for extra support and shielding

-inside cut


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi oppose game

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Semi oppose game

Organization:

4 goals place in the corner. Have two teams of equal number and plenty of balls

Instructions:

The players will be on the sideline at the middle. A ball will be tossed in the middle and the two players will run towards it and try to get into possession. The players that gets the ball first will be the attacker and the other will be the defender. The attacking player will try to score on any of the 4 goals which are located at the corners of the field. The attacking player will use (try) to use the inside cut to change direction, shield the ball away and score a goal

Coaching Points:

-Quick reaction

-change of speed

-change of direction when scoring

-learning how to properly shield while having the ball

-get away from a defender using a skill move

-build confidence

Progressions:

Go into a 2v2

Go into a 3v3


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free play

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Free play

Organization:

2 teams of equal numbers

Instructions:

Free play

Coaching Points:

Observe players play the game, reinforice the coaching points of the theme of the practice which in this case is the inside cut. Let the players play and coach on the flow to let players express themselves


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