Football/Soccer Session (U8): UFA U8 United 8/31

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Dwayne Dove , Adult Member

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Dwayne Dove
Name: Dwayne Dove
City: Turnersville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sponge Bob

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sponge Bob
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Sponge Bob

Organization: 2 taggers. Everyone else is a runner.

Instructions: Players try to run across the grid to the opposite side. Taggers attempt to tag runners on their way across. If players are tagged the become seaweed and must stand still in seaweed valley (middle third). They can tag players as they run by but cannot move their feed to reach them. The last player to be tagged wins the round.

Coaching Points:

keep your head up as you run.

Change pace and direction to avoid taggers.

(p) Use messi touches then explode into space with ronaldo touches

Progressions:

Runners now have a ball at their feet

Taggers must now kick the ball out of the area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cross and switch

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Cross and switch

Organization: Red vs Blue. Players listen for coaches command in order to perform the correct task.

Instructions: Players Dribble in their individual grids. (A) When coach yells switch players put their foot on their ball to stop it before switching balls with a teammate.

(B) When coach yells cross players must cross over to the opposite grid. The first team to have all their players over with control of their ball earns a point.

(C) When the coach yells around players must dribble around the tall cone on their side and reenter the grid with control of the ball. First team back into the grid earns a point for their team.

Coaching Points:

Dribble with your head up

Take messi touches in tight spaces

Take ronaldo touches when you have space

Progressions:

(P1) (P2)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): shoulder feint

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shoulder feint

Organization: Two players work together per cone to practice the shoulder feint move.

Instructions: Players start at either end of the grid with one cone in between them. Players make eye contact with one another to signify they are ready to dribble. Players will first both fake right and go left before accelerating to the opposite cone line. Players then switch to faking left and going right before accelerating to the opposite end line. (10 to the left and 10 to the right)

Coaching Points:

Dribble with your head

Start your move a little more than an arms length away from the defender.

Acccelerate into space after performing move.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1

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1v1

Organization: 4 teams in total. Two attacking and two defending. After time expires (1:30) teams rotate.

Instructions: Players attempt to run past the defender and cross the endzone for a point. (P1) players then try to dribble past defenders to the endline. 1 point is awarded for using messi and ronaldo touches to dribble by defenders. 2 points are awarded to attackers who successfully perfrom a shoulder feint to get by defenders.

Coaching Points: 1. Drive directly at the defender the change both pace and direction quickly to get by.

2. Drive in one direction to create space on the opposite side then again change pace and direction into that created space.

(p) Dribble with your head up

(p) Use messi touches as you approch defender the explode by with a ronaldo touch.

Progressions:

1 running without the ball past defender into the endzone

2 Dribbling the ball past defender into endzone

3 Dribbling the ball past defender and finishing on net


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