Football/Soccer Session (U12): U10-Cardinals-Week-2-Dribbling/Ball Mastery

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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

Learning Objectives: Improving different types of dribbling skills.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Warm-up (10 mins)

Organization:

-20x20 yard area, 12 players

-Gates throughout the area

Instructions:

-Players dribble around through entire area-first just using area trying to avoid the cones

-Players then have to get through a gate on the dribble

-1 point for getting through a gate successfully, first to get through 15 gates wins.

Coaching Points:

1. Dribble at speed, keeping the ball cloe to feet.

2.Avoid collisions by keeping the head up and observing positioning of other players

3. Know what behind you by looking over your shoulder

Progressions:

P-Add a defender who tags the players with the ball

P-Decrease number of gates

R-Make gates wider


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

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Main-Theme (10 mins)

Organization:

-20x20 grid, players organized as shown

Instructions:

-Players diagonallay accross from eachother dribble at the same time toward the tall cone in the middle when they reach the cone they both complete the same skill, in-and-out with right foot

Coaching Points:

1) feinting to one side movement to the other.

2) Close control using the inside, outside or sole of the foot.

3) Acceleration after beating the defender.

4) Cut into space behind the defender.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main-Theme(semi-opposed, opposed)

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Main-Theme(semi-opposed, opposed) (10 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 20 grid, players organized as shown

Instructions:

-Player A serves to player B becomes passivle Defense.

-Player B beats player A with the skill and dribbles to opposite side, Players C and D then complete same sequence.

Coaching Points:

1) Head up ball close to feet.

2) Completeing move at proper time, not too close or two far-"Tackling radius"

3) Feinting to one side movement to the other side

4) Close control using different parts of the foot.

5) Accelerating to beat the defender.

6) Cut into the space behind the defender-"Close the door"

Progressions:

P-Fully opposed defense.

R-Defender cannot leave until attacker touches the ball.


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

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Conditioned Game (25 mins)

Organization:

-40 x 30 yard area set up as shown

-12 players divided into 3 teams (1 resting)

-1 yard end-zone with 4 yard goal in the middle.

-1 ball extras around the outside

Instructions:

- Team starts with a kick off from the center of the field.

-Teams score by dribbling through the center markers (blue cones) 2 points-or by dribbling into any other part of the endzone.

-Players are not allowed into their own defensive endzone

-If ball goes out, team starts with a dribble or kick in.

-If goal is scored, conceding team restarts with a dribble in from own endzone.

-First team to 4 points wins, losing team switches with the resting team.

Coaching Points:

1) Controlled approach

2) Engage defender by attacking front foot at speed

3) Timing of the move-Just outside the defenders tacklng radius

4) Body Shape-Low center of Gravity.

5) Change of speed and direction.

6) Cut into the space behind the defender.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3 Game

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3 v 3 Game (35 mins)

Organization:

-Two 40 x 30 (or 30x20) fields depending upon space available

-12 players divided into 4 teams of 3 [if players missing have one larger game]

Instructions:

-3v3 3 poits for a win, 2 for a tie and one for a loss.

-Teams rotate

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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