Football/Soccer Session (U7): D Fenders U8 Passing inside

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Chris Ferrer, Adult Member

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Chris Ferrer
Name: Chris Ferrer
City: Bethpage
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Gates

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

Organization:

1. 30x20 yard area setup as shown

2. Players in groups of 2

3. 1 ball per group

Instructions:

1. Players are paired together

2. Pairs lined up in front of a gate. Pass back and forward to each other.

3. Players keep count of the gates the ball is passed through

Coaching Points:

1. Head up, observe your target

2. Weight and accuracy of pass

3. Heel down, toe up, ankle locked, inside push pass

4. Make contact with the middle of the ball

5. planted foot next to the ball, pointed where you want to pass

Progressions:

1. start moving around. find partner through gate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): MLS CUP

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MLS CUP (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Line of 3 cones 10yds apart

2. 2 players with 2 soccer balls

3. 1 ball is placed in the center on top of the cone

4. 2nd ball starts with player on the side

Instructions:

1. 2 players will play against each other and try to knock the ball off the center cone with a pass.

2. Player 1 will start the game and try first. If the player knocks the ball off, he gets a point.

3. Then the player places the ball back on the center cone and player 2 attempts.

4. Play for 2 minutes.

5. Rotate players to play with someone new.

Coaching Points:

1. Non-kicking foot placed on the side of the ball pointing at the target

2. Head up observe target

3. Working on inside-push pass: use inside surface of kicking foot, heel down, toe up, ankle locked

4. Strike through the middle of the ball

5. Follow through the pass to target with passing foot

6. Weight and accuracy of Pass

Progressions:

P1- Create a longer distance to pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Jack in the Box

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Jack in the Box (15 mins)

Organization:

- 4 goals

- line of cones

-even teams

-everyone with a ball

Instructions:

- Team starts with players in a line in the shooting area as shown with one player, "Jack" behind the PUG goal.

- Shooters attempt to score in their PUG by passing the ball in

- If they score they take a seat behind "Jack" behind the net. If they miss they must retrieve their ball and get back in the shooting line.

- Once each player from the team has scored and has sat down, Jack is released to try to score.

- The team that has their Jack score first wins

- Repeat activity with a new Jack for each team.

- No one else may touch another player's ball.

Coaching Points:

- Angle of approach

- Head up to see the PUG goal

- Head down at the point of contact

- Non-kicking foot placed to side, slightly behind the ball

- Ankle locked, toe down

- Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

- Contact foot – inside

- Body weight forward, chest and knee over the ball at contact

- Follow through landing on striking foot

Progressions:

- Winning team has their cone moved back after winning a round.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (15 mins)

small sided scrimmage


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