Football/Soccer Session (U8): Valley Stream BU8 Terminators Week 4

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Flag Tag

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Flag Tag
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Flag Tag (5 mins)

Organization:

12 players or more

Instructions:

-Players tuck pinny into shorts on the side to make a side tail

-Everybody is it

-Steal as many pinnies as possible .

-If your pinny is stolen, keep stealing pinnies

-Winner is person with last pinnie, second place is the person with the most pinnies

Coaching Points:

-Eyes up to see opponents trying to steal your pinny and potential pinnies to steal.

-Can we use our bodies to turn and keep the pinny safe side.

-Change of pace and direction

-Moves to dodge, fakes, feints, dummies, deception

Progressions:

Add ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Messi and Ronaldo

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Messi and Ronaldo (10 mins)

Organization:

Every player has a ball

Instructions:

Introduce players to Messi/Ronaldo touches (Megan Rapinoe/Alex Morgan for the girls)

Players are encouraged to dribble around the area using the correct technique

Coaching Points:

Messi/Rapinoe

1. Pinky toe

2. Touch every step

3. Turn ankle in

4. Head up

Ronaldo/Alex Morgan

1. Laces/Instep

2. Into space

3. Little bigger touch

4. Head up

Progressions:

Make it a game

First to 50 touches

Left and right


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Unopposed - Inside/Outside

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Technical Unopposed - Inside/Outside (15 mins)

Organization: Two Lines dribbling towards cone, changing lines each time.

Instructions: Players dribble towards the cone at the the same time as the opposite line performing body feint at the cone then dribbling to next line. Players switch sides to perform move on other foot on coaches shout.

Coaching Points:

- Head up whilst dribbling

- Reconition of space

- Accelerate after Move

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Opposed

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Technical Opposed (10 mins)

Organization:

 As above

Instructions:

 Players look to dribble past defender to end zone to score point. Defenders gain a point if they win the ball

Coaching Points:

1. Attack defender at pace

2. Look to unbalance defender

3. Keeping feet low to the ground

4. Fake or scissor towards 1 o'clock and take ball to 11 o'clock with outside of foot.

5. Bigger touch out of move

6. Close the gate

Progressions:

N/A


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

Free Play 2v2 or 3v3

Home Work: Maradona

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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