Football/Soccer Session (U8): running with the ball

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Idrissa Balde, Adult Member

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Idrissa Balde
Name: Idrissa Balde
City: Merthyr Tydfil
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Organisation:

16x12 yrds pitch with 3 yrds square in the centre of the field

8 footballs

12 players (6 reds and 6 greens)

Objectives:

Players run with the ball towards the centre of the field and then left, right, straight or back accordingly to coach's orders.

Key coaching points:

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- Play first touch of ball out of feet in direction you want to go

- Get into running stride

- Make contact with the laces

- Try not to break stride pattern

- Keep head up but know where the ball is


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Instructions:

Teams compete by running with the ball to outer teammate players. If successfull swoop and attack towards the other opposite player.

Variations:

Each team start by defending one end of the pitch. Attacking team objective is to get the ball from one end to another and back to score.

Coaching points:

- Outer players move side to side to provide passing options from infield players.

- Quick combination play centrally followed by wide link up play

- Move quickly


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Instructions:

Play a normal game, however the ball must reach wide areas before scoring.

Progressions:

- Switch play before scoring

- Wide man running in with the ball and scoring counts as 2 goals

- One Full Back must overlap midfielders before a shot

Coaching points:

- Isolate defenders and force 1v1 scenario

- Fake taking the ball one way and then suddenly aim the ball the other way

- Alternate feet when dribbling to avoid predictability and force defenders to deal with different angles of approach


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