Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): u7-u8 boys Passing and Receiving (Start Time: 2015-04-28 17:30:00)

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Matt Moore
Name: Matt Moore
City: Hebron
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Treasure Island

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

Set-up:

-Set up are large grid appropriate for your numbers. In the middle of the grid have a small 6x6 grid which is the Island

-Two players in red mark the island and are the taggers. Scatter flags or bibs around the outer grid, these act as the treasure. All other players must dribble in and out of the cones

-On coaches “GO” they must dribble to collect a piece of treasure and try and get it onto the Island, if they hit a cone, another player or their ball, or are tagged they must return the treasure to the outer area, and then carry on dribbling. If they get it onto the Island they score a point

Coaching points:

-Head up and observation

-Awareness of other players and the taggers

-Close control when dribbling

Progressions:

-Add more taggers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Through the Gate

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Through the Gate (15 mins)

Set-up:

-Players get into pairs and go to a designated gate with a ball between them

-Players pass back and forth to each other taking as many touches as possible

-Eventually players will move around the area as a pair passing between different gates (see progressions)

Coaching points:

-Pass with inside of the foot

-Placement of standing leg in relation to the ball

-Passing weight and accuracy

Progressions:

-Increase distance

-Move to 2 touch

-Use weaker foot

-Players move around the grid in same pairs finding a different gate to pass through each time


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass and Run

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Pass and Run (15 mins)

Set-up:

-Players have to run across the area and make it to the other side without being hit by the players at the side

-The kicking players have to hit the runners between the knee and the foot

-If a runner is hit, they then become a kicker in the next race across

-Last person standing wins

Coaching points:

-Use appropriate foot surfaces to try and hit the running target

-Bodyweight over the ball to keep it low

-Passing weight and accuracy

-Encourage passing players to use their weaker foot to test themselves

Progressions:

-Runners now have a ball to dribble


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Games

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4v4 Games (15 mins)

Set-up:

-4v4 small sided games to appropriate size goals

Coaching points:

-Keep emphasis on finding the space and ensuring that players aren't all drawn to the ball

-Praise good all-round play

-Ensure body shape and positioning is correct

-Encourage 1v1 scenarios

-Ensure passing is performed correctly

Progressions:

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