Football/Soccer Session (U8): Killearn - W1 Dribbling

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Lindsay Taylor
Name: Lindsay Taylor
City: Hoboken
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up (Marble Kings)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up (Marble Kings)
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Warm-up (Marble Kings) (15 mins)

Organization:

1.20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2.White players with ball at their feet, blue players holding soccer ball

Story/Description:

1.Marble Kings (defenders) start with their marble (ball) in their hands

2.Marble Kings then have to run around and hit another players marble with theirs

3.The two players then change roles

4.The game lasts for 30 seconds

Coaching Points:

1.Protect your marble by getting your body between it and the Marble King

2.Keep looking around for the Marble Kings so you can run the other way

Developments:

1.P – Add more Marble Kings


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shadows

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shadows
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Shadows (15 mins)

Organization:

1.20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2.12 players (groups of 2) set up as shown

3.12 balls

Story/Description:

1.Coach starts off the activity by getting the player to wave at their shadow on the floor, and then by challenging the players to loose their shadow by running around in different directions and at different speeds

2.Coach then puts the players in pairs, with one being the shadow and the other being the player attempting to lose their shadow

3.The shadow has 30 seconds to stay in touching distance of the runner before the coach yells “FREEZE”

4.The shadow then turns to face their partner who must attempt to pass their ball through the their partners legs

5.Players then rotate roles

Coaching Points:

1.Use different movements and speeds to get away from the shadow

2.Try to keep your eye on the runner so you know where they are going

Developments:

1.Progression – The shadow now has no ball

2.Regression – Each player starts without a ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Gate Keeper

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Gate Keeper (15 mins)

Organization:

1.20 x 20 yard area with a 5 x 5 yard area set up as shown

2.8 players set up as shown

3.1 ball per player

Story/Description:

1.Players have to dribble through as many different gates as they can in a set time

2.Players are not allowed to go through the same gate twice in row

3.When time runs out they have to get back to the cave (cone square, top left) as quick as they can

4.On the next game, players have to beat their score from the game before

Coaching Points:

Keep the ball as close as you're confronted by other dribblers.

Head up. Watch out for other players and to see the open gate

Use different parts of your feet - inside, outside, sole (bottom), right foot, left foot

Developments:

1.P – Players now have to go through a gate, turn, and come back through the same gate


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

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Free Play 3v3 (15 mins)

Organization:

30x30yd. 2v2

Instructions:

1 point for the Pugg goal. 2 points for the cone gate - must dribble through gate.

Coaching Points:

Head up.

Small vs larger touches.

Progressions:


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Dribble
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