Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Dribbling / Running with the ball

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Barry McGrellis
Name: Barry McGrellis
City: Alexandria
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 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 (15 mins)

Footwork warm-up

-Players with a ball each in designated area

-Emphasis on keeping the ball within touching distance

-Players get sets of 200 (both feet), 100 (weak foot), 80 (strong foot), 70 (alternate feet), and 50 (no designation) touches

-Every 10 touches players perform an assigned turn (pull back, L, V, Cruyff)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2
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Screen 2 (25 mins)

1 v 1 Dribbling Race

-Players dribble in their team zone until their number is called

-When number is called they dribble out, around back-to-back goals, and score in the goal facing their zone

-First team to score gets a point

-Emphasize control over speed, efficiency on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

Small-sided Scrimmage

-Let the kids play

-Coach individuals at appropriate teaching moments without stopping the game


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