Football/Soccer Session (U8): Attacking moves

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Stephen Bird
Name: Stephen Bird
City: Thornton-Cleveleys
Country: United Kingdom
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Changes of Direction

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Changes of Direction
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Warm Up - Changes of Direction (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Ball / player

Instructions

1. Players dribble freely in area using various techniques given by coach (include as many types of turns as you can).

Progresssion:

1. Every 5 touches execution of Cut turn, maradona, reverse croyuf etc.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme - Change of Direction - Unopposed

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Main Theme - Change of Direction - Unopposed (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Ball / player

2. Players in line as shown

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

Coaching Points:

- Head up to observe defender (cone) / space

- Excecution of Stepover into Cut turn

- Accelerate after Move

Progressions:

1) replace cone with player to act as shadow player.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme - Changes of Direction - Opposed

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Main Theme - Changes of Direction - Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

1. Players in teams of 3 on fields as shown

2. Balls in line A

Instructions:

1. Player A plays pass across to player B

2. Player B receives pass and can dribble into either goal 1 or 2

3. Player A becomes defender, can leave on player B's first touch

4. If player A wins the ball, he may score in 3 touches or less into goal 3 (allowed to pass into goal)

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of first touch / head up

2. Recognition of defender / space

3. Drive into open space until defender blocks run

4. Execution / Timing of change of direction

5. Quality of touch / Acceleration into space

Progression,

- Passive Defenders


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

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Tournament 3v3 (30 mins)

Organization:

1. Four teams

2. Two fields, PUG goals

Instructions:

4 Teams of 3, play 3v3 tournament style format where each team will play one another. 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and 0 for a loss. Each game should be approximately 6-8 minutes in duration.

Coaching Points:

· Review of session's learning outcomes being translatedinto the game

· 3 lines of attack

· Creating diamond (gives angles of support)

· Making diamond as big as possible (Creating space)

· Identifying any numbers up situations


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