Football/Soccer Session (U9): Emerson week 1 u8/9 and 11

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling

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Juggling (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 1 Player, 1 Ball (as seen above).

Instructions:

Juggling/Ball Mastery Skills

Coaching Points:

1.Keep the ball close

2.Be aware of where other players are

Progressions:

N/A


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Gauntlet

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Gauntlet (20 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

3 different sections - with defender standing in each area

Instructions:

1. Players must try to run through the "Gauntlet" and through all three levels before defender pulls pennie

2. Next player in line can begin their run as soon as the player before them passes the first defender

3. If Attacking Player makes it to the end, that is a point for their team

4. If Defending Player pulls the pennie out from Attacking Player, Attacking Player must return to the line and it is a point for the defending team

5. Play for 1-2 minutes then switch defenders

Coaching Points:

1. Attack defenders with speed/pace

2. If contained by the defender, use appropriate move/feint to get to next level

3. Don't wait for the defender, try to be unpredicatble

Progressions:

Add ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling/Moves

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Dribbling/Moves (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 grid

2. Four lines

3. One ball for each line

Instructions:

1. Players will dribble ball to center cones, perform instructed move, accelerating after move until opposite side is reached

2. Players will perform each move at least three times

Coaching Points:

Dribbling - Roll

1. Take the ball inside the opponents tackling radius

2. Drag the ball across the body with sole of the foot

3. Take the ball past the defender with inside of the opposite foot

Dribbling - Scissors

1. Move the foot around the front of the ball finishing on the outside of the ball

2. Drop the shoulder as the foot plants

3. Take the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot

Dribbling - Drag Push

1. Drag the ball back with the sole of the foot

2. Using the inside of the same foot, push the ball forwards

Progressions:

1. Semi Opposed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling/Moves to Finish

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Dribbling/Moves to Finish (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 grid

2. Two lines

3. One ball for each player

Instructions:

1. Players will dribble ball to center cones, perform instructed move, accelerating after move until opposite side is reached

2. Players will perform each move at least three times

Coaching Points:

Dribbling - Roll

1. Take the ball inside the opponents tackling radius

2. Drag the ball across the body with sole of the foot

3. Take the ball past the defender with inside of the opposite foot

Dribbling - Scissors

1. Move the foot around the front of the ball finishing on the outside of the ball

2. Drop the shoulder as the foot plants

3. Take the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot

Progressions:

1. Semi Opposed


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