Football/Soccer Session (U9): Rye Brook - Cheetahs (Start Time: 2013-10-11 15:45:00)

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

15m: Open Play / Water

10m: Warm Up

15m: MT1 / Water

15m: MT2 / Water

10m: CG / Water

10m: Scrim


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 30 x 30 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players (8 Attackers, 4 Defenders) set up as shown

3. 8 balls (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. The defending players attempt to tag the attackers ball with their foot

2. Defenders should not attempt to win the ball only to touch it once

3. On a successful tag defender and attackers change roles

Coaching Points:

1. Close down quickly

2. Angle of approach to make play predictable

3. Slow down as you approach the attacker

4. Bend the knees, stay sidew ays onto the ball

Progression/Regression:

1. P – Defenders m ust now win the ball

2. R – Add more defenders to play 6 vs. 6


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1
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Main Theme 1 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 10 yard area set up as shown

2. Groups of 3 players set up as shown

3. 1 ball

Instructions:

1. The ball is positioned at the centre of the area

2. Players take it in turns to close the ball down

3. As they approach the ball they need to slow down and set their body shape to defend the ball

4. A fter they have set and held their body position for 2 seconds, they run through to the other side of the area and the next person in the group sets off

Coaching Points:

1. Close down quickly

2. Angle of approach to make play predictable

3. Slow down as you approach the attacker

4. Bend the knees, stay sideways on to the ball

Progression/Regression:

1. P – Time the activity and have the group close the ball down as m any times as they can in a set time period

2. P – Have players move the position of the ball each time so that the closing angle changes

3. R – Have players work in 4’s to increase the rest to repetition ratio

4. R – Have players mirror each other from the other side so players see a picture each time they close down the ball (developing players can then copy)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 10 yard area set up as shown

2. 3 players (1 Attacker, 1 Defender, 1 Server) set up as shown

3. 1 ball

Instructions:

1. The defending player in the middle starts the exercise by passing the ball into the attacking player on one of the two end lines

2. Once the pass has been received the defending player runs in to close down the attacker

3. The attacker must attempt to score by dribbling the ball through the small goal on the opposite end line

4. A point is scored for a successful dribble or tackle

5. The defending player then repeats the exercise by playing to the second attacker

6. Rotate the defending player every 5 attempts

Coaching Points:

1. Close down quickly

2. Angle of approach to make play predictable

3. Slow down as you approach the attacker

4. Bend the knees, stay sideways on to the ball

5. Prepare for next action - Delay or Tackle

Progression/Regression:

1. P – Allow defending players to go to goal if they win the ball

2. P – Increase the size of the scoring area to include the entire end line

3. R – Allow defenders to close down as soon as they make the pass

4. R – Reduce the width of the area so there is less attacking space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game
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Conditioned Game (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 40 x 30 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. The object of the activity to pass the ball through one of your opponents’ three scoring gates

2. One player from each team is designated as a sweeper and operates behind these gates in an attempt to prevent the attackers from scoring

3. The sweeper is the only player permitted to operate behind the cones

4. The sweeper cannot enter the area but can position them selves in front of the gates as teams attempt to score

5. If the ball leaves the area the game is restarted with a kick in

6. No corners or goal kicks, if the ball leaves at each end line the game is restarted with the sweeper

Coaching Points:

1. Close down quickly

2. Angle of approach to make play predictable

3. Slow down as you approach the attacker

4. Bend the knees, stay sideways onto the ball

5. Correct moments to tackle

6. Techniques of tackling

Progression /Regression:

1. P – Make each of the gates into smaller goals and add goalkeepers

2. R- Attackers must dribble the ball through the gate in order to score


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