Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Active start WEEK 5

Profile Summary

Paul Burke
Name: Paul Burke
City: Corunna
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Redlight/Green light

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Redlight/Green light
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Redlight/Green light (10 mins)

Focus – Ball Literacy

Name of Game: Red Light/ Green Light

Organization

Players move around the grid dribbling the ball – when

coach shouts red light players stop. Green light players

go. Go speeding – players go faster. Crash - players

dive on their ball., Coach can be creative

Alternatives

Easier – Players play without a ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Nuts and squirrels

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Nuts and squirrels (10 mins)

Focus - Ball Literacy

Name of Game: Nuts and Squirrels

Organization

Teams are divided into 4 groups - each group is given a

different colored pinni. All the balls positioned in middle

square. On coaches command 1 player from each group

collects a ball (nut) from the middle. Player dribbles ball

back to their triangle (tree) – next player can go when the

ball is stopped in the triangle. When the coach stops the

game, the team with the most balls (nuts) in their triangle

wins the game.

Alternatives

Easier – Instead of dribbling players use hands.

Harder – One player from each group is allowed to steal a

ball from the other team’s triangle.


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