Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Nantucket Soccer Club U6

Profile Summary

Philip Taylor
Name: Philip Taylor
City: Nantucket
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Foxes and Rabbits

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Foxes and Rabbits
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Foxes and Rabbits (10 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area. Give each player a pinnie and have them put put it into their shorts as a tail.

Instructions

The players will spread out within the area and the coach will start as the fox. On the command of "GO" the players (rabbits) will run away from the coach (fox). If the rabbits lose thier pinnie tail they are out and stand on the outside of the area.

Progression 1- add in the balls so that the players have to dribble around whilst still trying to stay away from the fox.

Allow all of the players be the fox.

Coaching Points

Small touches to keep the ball close and under control.

Get your head up and look for space and the defender (fox).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Through the Gate

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Through the Gate (10 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area and put multiple gates that are more than one colour. Every player needs a ball.

Instructions

All of the players dribble around the area and have to go through as many gates as possible in 90 seconds.

Progression 1- Dribble through as many gates as possible within 90 seconds trying to get as many as possible to beat the other players.

Progression 2- Dribble through as many gates as possible alternating from red to orange. Still trying to get as many gates as possible.

Progression 3- Split the players into 2 teams and have all the players dribble through as many gates as possible. At the end of the time limit each team gets together and adds their scores together. Play best of 3.

Coaching Points

Keep small touches to keep the ball under control.

Get your head up to look for space.

Dribble towards the open sections of the area.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fruit Salad

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Fruit Salad (15 mins)

Set Up

Set up a 20x20 area with 2 corner zones, 1 for each team. The coach will have all of the balls on the outside of the area in the middle.

Instructions

Split the players into 2 teams and give each player a fruit. When the coach calls out a fruit the player from each team that is that fruit run out and play 1v1 using the ball that has been kicked into the area by the coach. To start with allow the players to score in either of the goals.

Progression 1- They have to score in the goal furthest away from their team (the opposite end).

Coaching Points

Attack space if you have the ball.

Use changes of direction to try and beat your defender.

Once you get past them accellerate into the new space towards the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (10 mins)

3v3 Game


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