Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Development U7/U8 Attacking 1 vs 1

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Propath  FA
Name: Propath FA
City: Essex
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Warm-up: (Creative Phase)

Organization:

- Players working in 2's or groups of 3's

- 15-20 yards apart

- 2 players start at 1 cone, other player at cone at far side

Instructions:

- P1 takes it to the middle cone and performs a 1v1 move/Change of direction move or ball mastery skill.

- After players do their move at the middle cone they can either dribble it to the end or play a pass and sequence repeats from opposite direction.

a. Laces - both feet

b. Inside touches forward

c. Inisde -Outside (R/L Foot)

d. Sole Rolls

e. Outside Touches (using both feet (Little steps/Little touches)

f. Fake & Take (Dip Shoulder)

g. Single Scissors

h. Double Scissors

i. Maradona turn

Coaching Points:

- Ball close to body

- Head-up (awareness)

- Body Shape (Knees bent/low to ground)

- Change of direction

- Touch out of feet after move (Big Touch)

- Change of Speed/Pace - Explode


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

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Skills Activity (Main Phase)

Organization:

- Players working in pairs (1 attacker/1 defender, w/ the attacker attempting to use Fakes/Feints to unbalnace the defender and beat them to either gates.

- Raceis not started until Attacker breaks the cone line.

- Players switch roles each rotation.

- Set up 2 of these to maxmize more reps.

Progressions/Variations:

1. First with no ball, Attacker tries to beat defender to gate(s)

2. Ball starts stationary, Attacker fakes/feintsover the ball - when they touch the ball and break the cone line they dribble to either gates with defender racing them to it.

3. Attacker can move the ball behind the cones line- Once they break the line, defender races them again.

4. Defender can win the ball off attacker and dribble back over the start line between cones line.

Coaching Points:

- Changing speeds/directions

- Good first touch (big touch forwards)

- Attack defender straight on

- Creativity - use of moves (Have ideas and know what your going to do)

- Attack defender with speed


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

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Small Sided Game: Dribbling/1v1 Attacking (20 minutes)

Organization:

- 4v4/5v5 to 1 goal/2 goals - Add a retreat line to allow players to build up

and receive free pass

Variations/Progressions:

- Man to man marking

- Players may not pass the ball forward - they can pass back or to

the sides

- Make 3 teams of 3 or 4 and play 3 minute games and then rotate the teams on and off

- Make two fields on 1 half of the quarter and create 4 teams of 2-3 dependent on numbers

- Take out retreat line

- Award extra points for a players doing a move and getting behind

defender

Coaching Points:

- Close dribling in tight spaces

- First touch

- Head up to scan space, defender & goal,

- Creativity

Attacking Principles:

1. Width (Opening up and getting wide)

2. Depth - (Stretching out from end to end)

3. Support: infront, behind, to the sides

4. Individual Transitions (players must drop back defensively after they lose the ball or the teem loses posession)


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