Football/Soccer Session (U9): Colts Neck U9G - Wk1 Assessment (Messi vs. Ronaldo Review) (Start Time: 2015-04-08 00:00:00)

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Ashley Thomas, Adult Member

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Ashley Thomas
Name: Ashley Thomas
City: Lawrenceville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Colts Neck Soccer Club - U9G Rascals

1st Practice - Assessment

Focus: Review Messi vs. Ronaldo touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tag

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Tag

Organization:

No balls needed

2 Taggers  

Played in an open space or in a predetermined grid

Instructions:

1. Two orange players start out as the taggers looking to tag the blue players.

2. If a Blue player is tagged he/she then grabs a (orange) pinnie and attempt to catch as many players as possible until there is only two remaining.

3. Blue players scan link up in pairs of two and become safe from the tagger(s). If a third blue player joins the pair the player on the opposite side must leave and try to link up with another person.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up - Look out for the taggers

2. Change in speed and direction


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

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Free Movement

Organization:

20 x 15

Every player with a ball

Instructions:

1. In the 20 x 15 grid allow the players to dribble around using Messi / Ronaldo touches (review if they have forgotten) and encourage them to practice some moves they know. ** Q & A moves **

Coaching Points:

1. Keep you head up - Look out for other players who may bump into you

2. Recognize when to use Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. Using different surfaces of the foot to control the ball (Motor / Individual tech Skills)

Progressions:

(P1) - 5 lives; Each players has 5 lives to start of with, if they dribble out of bounds or by accidentally bumps into another player he/she loses a life. If a player gets down to zero lives left he/she must see a coach for a technical challenge that will give them an additional 5 lives. After 2 minutes see who many lives each player has left.

(P2) - Knock out

Field Set-up:

** Disregard red line. Field set up for next activity **


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Queen of the Castle

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Queen of the Castle

Organization:

20 x 15 grid split into (2x) 10 x 15 grids

Even number of players distributed per grid

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

1. Each grid represents the castle of a country.

2. The objective is to dribble around the grid and keep possession of your ball.

3. If a player knocks your ball out of bounds, or you dribble out of the grid due to pressure you must move from the grid  you were just in to the next. If you kick another player's ball out of bounds you are one step closer to winning the title: Queen of the Castle.

4. You become the Queen of the Castle by keep good ball control and being the last player  in the grid.

Coaching Points:

1. Keep you head up - Look out for other players who are looking to steal/kick your ball away

2. Recognize when to use Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. Using different surfaces of the foot to control the ball (Motor / Individual tech Skills)

4. Shielding. Place the ball on the foot furthest from the player who is trying to kick your ball out - the defender. (Motor / Individual tech + tact Skills)

5. Individual Tactics - seeing if any of the players have any strategies to keep their ball or kicking another player's ball away.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Tag

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Triangle Tag

Organization:

30 x 20; Area set up as shown

Small triangles placed throughout grid

Blue players are taggers (pinnie in hand)

Instructions:

1. Players with a ball (in yellow) try to avoid being tagged by the defenders holding a blue pinnie (player in blue on diagram)

2. Triangles represent safe zones

3. One (yellow) player with a ball can pass into the traingle to another teammate (in yellow) to take his/her space. Once passed to the (yellow) teammate in the triangle, he/she then must leave the safe zone and find a new triangle.

4. If a (yellow) player with a ball is tagged by a defender, they must swap roles

5. Play for set period of time

Coaching Points:

1. Keep you head up - Look out for defenders holding a blue pinnie and quickly find the nearest safe zone.

2. Recognize when to use Messi vs. Ronaldo touches

3. Change of speed and direction

4. Using different surfaces of the foot to control the ball (Motor / Individual tech Skills)

Progressions:

Add balls - use hands and toss

More defenders

Less safe zones

Reg - no defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GAME: 4v4

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GAME: 4v4


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