Football/Soccer Session (U9): Cycle 3 - SAQ - SSG - Session 3

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (40 mins)

ORGANISATION

Set up circuit as shown in the diagram.

 The group is split in half. One group works (blue) while the other (red) is actively resting as servers.

blues work for 5 minutes then rests for 5 minutes as the reds group works. Each group completes the circuit 4 times.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Players start at one of the 8 stations and move around the circuit in a clockwise motion, completing:

•Passing exercises at each yellow cone.

•Ladder exercises at each ladder, followed by a football technique.

•Hurdle exercises at each set of hurdles followed by a football technique.

For simplicity in explaining, we will start the circuit at the bottom right cone:

1.blue exchanges passes with a central server, using both feet.

2.blue works through the ladder in a forward motion (2 feet in). With the server he then completes 2 side foot volleys, one left, one right.

3.blue exchanges passes with a central server, using both feet.

4.blue works through the hurdles in a forward motion (bunny hops). With the server he then completes 2 half volleys, one left, one right.

5.blue exchanges passes with a central server, using both feet.

6.blue works through the ladder in a forward motion (hop-scotch). With the server he then completes 2 laces volleys, one left, one right.

7.blue exchanges passes with a central server, using both feet.

8.blue works through the hurdles in a forward motion (1 foot in). With the server he then completes 2 knee control and volleys, one left, one right.

The reds group then works. Repeat 3 times.

 KEY COACHING POINTS:

 1.Work hard and don’t cut corners.

2.Perfect movement technique before working on quickness.

3.Ensure quality with the football, even when tired.

4.Help your team-mates with encouragement as they tire.

PROGRESSIONS:

 1.Do SAQ exercises using lateral movements.

2.Do SAQ exercises using backward movements.

3.Do SAQ exercises using random movements.

Alter football techniques, e.g. inside-foot ball control and volley, chest and volley, heading etc.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (20 mins)

ORGANISATION:

Set-up circuit as above 4 teams 4 (different color bids)

Fun SAQ session all teams will work for 4 mins each, playing against each team- count how many goals each team score. winners with the most goals

Once players complete the speed circuit, they create a 1 V1 in the middle.

The speed circuit is:

1. Both feet between each gap - run around cones

2. short sprint to comes

3. touch all 4 cones

4. long sprint to the ball - decision on where to go if not first to ball

Coaching Points:

1. High Tempo

2. Good running - technique

3. Quality on ball to beat player ( 5 seconds to score) limit where players can score from

4. Quality in speed area, no cheating

PROGRESSIONS:

Vary Speed Circuit


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Tourney

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3v3 Tourney (30 mins)

Organisation - Pitch size: 30 x 20 yards (minimum), up to 40 x 25 yards (maximum)Place four goals as in the diagram.Three teams of four players

Two teams of four start the game on the pitch.The third team of four start off the pitch and work as target players for ‘Bounce It’ passes. The teams on the pitch play against each other, attempting to score in the goals. Scoring after a one-two or wall pass with an outside player earns two goals. Play for a set time period and add up the scores. Then switch roles.


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