Football/Soccer Session (U6): U6_Week_1_Jungle Animals

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning outcomes-

Dribbling and Running with the Ball

Stopping and Starting

Different surfaces of the foot-Inside, Outside, Laces, Sole


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up/Ice Breaker

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up/Ice Breaker
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Warm-Up/Ice Breaker

Organization:

20 x 20 yard area, varies depending upon number of players

Every player with a ball

Instructions:

Can you do what coach does-

Players try to copy what coach is doing.....

•Toss ball up and clap once, toss ball up and clap twice, toss ball up and clap three times

•Drop ball and switch with another player (on caoches Command)

•Sit on ball, kneel on ball with one leg.

•Run with ball between knees

Coaching Points:

1) Stay insdie area

2) listen to directions

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Meet the Animals

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Meet the Animals

Organization:

-30x30 square

-10 - 16 players

-1 ball per player

Instructions:

1) Players dribble around the square (zoo) searching for Animals

2) Once the coach or players spot an animal then they must dribble like that animal.

Elephant - Dribble slow using insides and arm swinging down like a trunk.

Cheetah/lion - Bigger touches to move quicker around the square.

Parrot - arms wide using them as wings and dribblie using laces.

3) Coach will then call out at random the different animals and the players will imitate that animal.

Coaching Points:

1 - Head up to observe space

2 - small touches to keep close control.

3 - bigger touches to move around the square quicker

Progressions:

P-To freeze on your command using either left or right foot try to catch them out.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free the Monkeys

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Free the Monkeys

Organization:

1 - 30x30 square (zoo)

2 - square split into two 15x15 divided by tall cones (zoo wall)

3 - Soccer ball (peanuts) placed outside the zoo wall

4 - Players (Monkeys) start inside the zoo

5 - Coach (zookeeper)

6 - Yellow pinnies(bananas)

Instructions:

1 - Players (Monkeys) try and avoid the zookeepers net and jump over the wall to their peanuts (soccer balls)

2 - Once they collect their peanuts they must now dribble back and over the wall. First scooping the ball over the wall then jumping.

3 - Once back inside the zoo they collect the bananas (yellow pinnies for the journey)

4 - They must now try again to escape the zookepper

Coaching Points:

1 - change of direction to escape from the zoo keeper

2 - head up to observe the wall and zoo keeper

3 - Ball close to their body

4 - Cleat under the bottom of the ball to gain height.

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Dribble
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