Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): LSYS Week #6 - Dribbling pt. 2

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Kyle Black
Name: Kyle Black
City: Lancaster
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Body Part Trap

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Body Part Trap
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Body Part Trap (15 mins)

Equipment:

- Half of U6 field

- Every player has a ball

Organization:

- Players dribble around the square working on different moves (pull back, j-cut, step over) when the coach calls them out

- When coach calls out a body part the player must use that part to stop the ball. Make is easy, bottom of foot to crazy as nose or ear.

Key Coaching Points:

- Get players energized and excited to play.

- Have fun with this warm-up, the kids usually love it and the crazier the better!!

- Remember to also work on the moves and feel free to play and demonstrate with them.

OPTION: work this game as Simon Says and force them to do 3 pull backs to get back in


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Sides

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4 Sides (15 mins)

Equipment:

- Half field or smaller as skill improves or less numbers.

- Every player with a ball.

Organization:

- Players are introduced to the 4 parts of the foot used when dribbling.... the inside, outside, laces and bottom (to stop, roll over or pull back).

- Have the players dribble in space using the 4 surfaces in this order - inside, outside, laces, stop with bottom or pull back.

- Start slow and then challenge them to use non dominate foot every other time.

Key Coaching Points

- Keep ball close.

- Good quality touches starting slow and speeding up as skill is gained.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Capture the Ball

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Capture the Ball (15 mins)

Equipment:

- Three or four grids 3x3 yards set up equally apart from each other.

- All balls start in center of grids to begin game.

- Players split as evenly as possible into their home grids.

Organization:

- On coaches command players race to get balls and return them to their home base

- Once all balls are out of the center, players my invade other home bases and steal their balls

- NO DEFENSE may be played or stealing balls while being dribbled (only balls stored in home bases)

- Coach calls time and counts balls to determine winners - then starts new round

 - OPTION - start with players getting balls with hands to grasp concept of game.

Key Coaching Points

- Heads up when dribbling.

- Speed dribble back to home and control when entering.

- Use pull back or J-cut when changing direction and coach can roam and force players to use a step over to get past the "whistle monster"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GAME TIME!!

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GAME TIME!! (15 mins)

Equipment:

- 5 vs 5 on U6 field with no goalies

- 1 ball

Key Coaching Points:

- Remind them to dribble and work on moves

- Coaches remember that U6 players don't normally mentally comprehend the aspect of a team. Work to their strengths.

- Do you BEST to let them keep playing. If the ball goes out of bounds kick it back in or yell "keep playing". 99% of the kids don't even realize it is out of bounds. They are there to play - LET THEM!!


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