Football/Soccer Session (U8): WSSL - Core U6.7.8 (Week 3)

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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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 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 area set up as shown

2. One ball per player

Instructions:

1. Players juggle the ball using different surfaces dictated by the coach

Coaching Points:

1. Body positioning

2. Correct body/foot surface

3. Drop the ball, do not throw it in the air

4. Can you keep the ball at eye level

Progressions:

1. Competition - the most is allotted time with specific surface


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1
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Main Theme 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 grid set up as shown

2. Separate players into two groups, Runners & Shadows

Instructions:

1. The Runner will run through out the grid for 30 seconds, the Shadow will follow the Runner and try to stay within arms reach at all times.

2. At the end of 30 seconds, the coach will yell freeze. Both players must stop and stand still. If the Shadow cannot touch the Runner then the point goes to the Runner, if the Shadow can touch the Runner then the Shadow gets the point.

3. Players will switch roles and play again. Once each player has gone, they will find a new partner to play against. First player to 10 points wins.

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

Progressions:

1. See next slide


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 grid set up as shown

2. Separate players into two groups, Runners & Shadows

3. One ball for every Shadow

Instructions:

1. Now the Shadow has a ball, they must dribble the ball around and try to stay within touching distance of the Runner.

2. At the end of 30 seconds the coach will yell Freeze. The Runner will turn and face their Shadow. The Shadow attempts to pass their ball through the Runner's legs. If successful the Shadow gets a point, if unsuccessful the Runner gets a point.

3. Players will switch roles and play again. Once each player has gone, they will find a new partner to play against. First player to 10 points wins.

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

3. Small Messi touches in traffic, Ronadlo touches when in space.

Progressions:

1. Runner has a ball, play same game


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