Football/Soccer Session (U8): VUSC U8 Boys- Passing (Start Time: 2015-09-23 15:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up: Juggling

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up: Juggling
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Warm up: Juggling (10 mins)

Organization:

Instructions: Each player with a ball. Juggling in area 30x 30.

Coaching Points: Use laces toe pointed up not down. Keep ball below head height. Small touches

Progressions: (1) How many touches TOTAL can you take in 1 minute?

(2). Try and beat score from (1).

(3). Play game of Pele. 1, 2, 3, 4, drop, 1, 2 and so on...


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing: The color game.

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Passing: The color game. (20 mins)

Organization: 30x30 yd area. 2 cones. 3 even teams. 4 Red, 4 Yellow, 4 Blue.

Instructions: 2 balls per team. Pass ball between players on same team in sequence 1-4. Players are to pass ball on ground and use the inside of the foot technique.

Coaching Points: 1. Inside of foot technique. 2. Head up after receiving. 3. Make visual and or verbal

agreement before pass made. 4. Receive inside of foot and take touch in positive direction toward space.

Progressions: 1. Players pass in sequence within own team. 2. Only 1 ball per team now. Players always receive from one color and pass to other color. Example: Red passes to Blue --> Yellow --> Red --> etc... 3. Add extra ball if teams able to do pattern with ease.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing: Balls across the bridge

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Passing: Balls across the bridge (20 mins)

Organization: 40 x 40 yd area.

-7 gates- 2 yd wide.

- Players in pairs.

Instructions: Passing through the bridge with inside of the foot only. Ball must be passed on the bridge between partners. Each pair passes on the same bridge and count how many passes in a row between cones. Do not let your ball fly off the bridge and drown in the river.

Coaching Points:

(1). Foot beside the ball

(2). Head is looking in the direction of the pass.

(3). Angle of approach – center

(4). Contact ball - middle

(5). Ankle locked with toe pointed up

(6). Follow through towards target with striking foot remaining open throughout

Progressions: (1). Each pair has 1 bridge and pass through the gate without hitting railings (cones) as many times in a row for 2 minutes. (2). Now, partners count how many bridges their ball crossed and can NOT use the same bridge twice or else will have to pay a toll (-1 bridge). (4). Ball crosses as many bridges without touching the railings. If your ball goes off of the bridge when you pass, you are OUT. Last team standing wins!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game: Mario and Luigi's Gauntlet

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Game: Mario and Luigi's Gauntlet (25 mins)

Organization: 2 games 30x20 yd in area. 12 players per game. 2 "waves" of players going through the gauntlet.

Instructions: First wave of players (Marios) have to dribble across the gauntlet and not let their ball get hit by Bowser (coach) firing shells (passing balls) in to try and eliminate players from the gauntlet. Players collect the shells that coach passed in to play. *** All shells must be fired on the ground. *** Second wave of players (Luigis) can't go until all Marios cross. If a player gets hit by a shell, they join the coach in trying to eliminate players from each wave.

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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