Football/Soccer Session (U8): 2 Monroe Soccer Unity U8G Travel - Apr '14 (Start Time: 2014-05-01 17:05:00)

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Nick Adams, Adult Member

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Nick Adams
Name: Nick Adams
City: New Bedford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Box game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Box game
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Dribbling Box game (15 mins)

Organization:

20x20 yard area with an 8x8 yard area in the middle as shown

Players set up as shown

1 ball per player (A dditional around the

outside)

Instructions:

Players dribble around the large area and are not allowed into the small area

When the coach shouts out “s all” all players have to dribble into the small area

When coach shouts out “big” all players move into the large area

Play for a set time period

Coaching Points:

Controlled approach

Keep your head up to observe the situation

Change of speed and direction

Progressions:

Divide players into two teams so that when one team is in the big area, the other is in the small area

Reduce the size of the areas to increase traffic

Increase area to 30 x 30 for large area, and 12 x 12 for sm all area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Foundation movement for Scissors/Step over

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Foundation movement for Scissors/Step over (15 mins)

Organization:

20x20 yard area set up as shown

All players have a ball each

Instructions:

Players dribble around the area and on the coach’s call, perform a certain move.

The first player to complete the move gets a point and the first to 10 points wins

On coach’s call “toe touches”, the players stop the ball moving and perform 4 toe touches, before starting to dribble again

On coach’s call “scissors”, the players stop the ball moving and perform 2 scissor moves on each foot, before starting to dribble again

On coach’s call “step over”, the players stop the ball moving and perform 2 step-over moves on each foot, before dribbling again

Coaching Points:

Body shape – low centre of gravity

Change of speed and direction

Head up accelerate aw ay

Progressions:

Any combination of the above moves can be used to complicate the movement

Players must “switch” balls before performing moves

Players can do all moves from a standing start


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positive attacking attitude

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Positive attacking attitude (15 mins)

Organization:

30 x 30 yard area set up as shown

Players get into two teams, (4v4 to start)

Have several balls ready

Instructions:

Players are divided into 2 teams

Players are not allowed to pass the ball forward

They are allowed to pass sideways and backward. They can also shoot forward

First team to 10 goals win

Coaching Points:

Recognize 1 v 1 opportunities

When your team loses possession, try to get ‘touch tight’ to partner

Observe unopposed team mates and pass to them

Observe open space and dribble to score

Positive first touch where possible

If the route to goal is blocked, switch point of attack

Improvisation/Creativity

Progressions:

Open play

3 touch minimum; forces players to dribble

Introduce neutral players, w ho play with the attacking team

Opponents can only challenge after player has had two touches


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