Football/Soccer Session (U8): DRIBBLING

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARMUP ACTIVITY (PATRICK)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARMUP ACTIVITY (PATRICK)
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WARMUP ACTIVITY (PATRICK) (20 mins)

Organization:

30x25 yard area

Instructions:

- put them into 2 different teams

- Each player with their own ball.

- Coach shouts green light to go, Red light to stop (Foot on Ball) and Purple light silly dance/soccer ball dance. Black light stop the ball find another persons ball.

Progressions:

- If coach catches you with eyes up earn a point for your team

- if you and your team are working hard earn an extra point

- Can we exit out when standing still with different part of the foot

- train your eyes to see other players

- combination dribbling inside,outside,laces bottom of the foot

Coaching Points:

- Outside (pinky-toe) for close control.

- Eyes up looking for space.

- Slow down and turn when you get near the edge or player.

- Head up recognize what type of touch

-total control

- all parts of the foot

Progressions:

-drag racing

- two teams on each end line first team that makes it to the other line first wins.

- if you dont have control of your ball when you say red light you go back to where you started

-ability to change speed .


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): MAIN THEME (ILYAS)

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MAIN THEME (ILYAS) (20 mins)

Organization:

35*25 Field marked off as above

12 players

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

Dribble throughout the red area

Intro to moves inside the blue area

Dribble out to red cones and dribble back in to the move area

Coaching Points:

-Use pinky toe to dribble the ball

-Keep ball close to your feet (Each step should be a touch on the ball)

-Keep your head up

-Execute move quickly and leave the blue box

-Chose a good opportunity to dribble into the blue box

-If you have space in front of you take a slightly larger touch to speed into/out of area

Progressions:

Include Ball mastery, Toe taps, foundations, scissors, (days topic)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 vs 1 Conditioned Game (CP)

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1 vs 1 Conditioned Game (CP) (20 mins)

Organization:

Players split in half, 2 cones where teams start and 1 end zone.

Instructions:

- Teams take it in turns to try and score (dribbling through end zone) as soon as ball goes out or player scores, next pair goes.

- 10 second countdown per "match".

Coaching Points:

- Get in line to receive the ball and Head up to locate goal

- Recognition of defender (speed of approach)

- Choice of which goal to attack based on defender's pressure

- Quick decision to perform move

- Head up to find goal, seal off defender after move and accelerate to goal

Progressions:

- Finish with Small-sided Match (3v3, 4v4 or 5v5)


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

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3v3 Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

2 fields, 3v3

Instructions:

Players split up into 4 teams and play a round robin tournament where all teams play.

Coaching Points:

- 3 Lines of attack, Defender, Midfield, Striker (rotate players

-Create as much space for player in possession

-Try to create a triangle at all to give good angle of support.

-Look to gaps to attack using Messi touches

-First thought is to go forward then if nothing is on, play back to start again.


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