Football/Soccer Session (U8): Technical - Dribbling - U10G, U12G, U14G, U17G - Westfield

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Anthony Flores
Name: Anthony Flores
City: Waldwick
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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

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

Organization:

- Area: 25x25 yard grid

- Players: 12

- Balls: 12

Instructions:

- Coach introduces Messi dribble (pinky toe)

- Players perform dribble inside area

- Instruct players to dribble into positive space

- 5 Messi touches with right pinky then immediately switch to left pinky toe (repeat action)

Coaching Points:

- Maximize number of touches on ball with close control

-Begin to build a relationship with the ball and rhythm on the dribble

- 'Head on a string' head goes up, eyes peak forward to avoid collision and continue flow of dribble

- Bend knees to create a platform to accelerate

- Approach dribbling with a low center of gravity

- Stabilize upper body to improve balance on the move

- Avoid linear (predictable) dribbling, zig-zag patterns (unpredictability)

- Spatial awareness

- Confidence and Creativity

Progression:

- Players dribble as fast as they can for 30 seconds when coach commands "match speed"

- If a player losses control within those 30 seconds they must do 5 star jumps before continuing the dribble


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

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Warm Up II

Organization:

Instructions:

- Coach introduces Ronaldo dribble (cut/chop ball with inside & outside part of foot)

- Players perform dribble inside area

- Instruct players to accelerate into positive space after cutting ball

- 6 Ronaldo touches with inside right and outside right then immediately switch to left (repeat action)

Coaching Points:

- Maximize number of touches on ball with close control

- Begin to build a relationship with the ball and rhythm with your touches

- 'Head on a string' head goes up, eyes peak forward to avoid collision and continue flow of dribble

- Bend knees to create a platform to accelerate and a low center of gravity approach

- Stabilize upper body to improve balance on the move

- Avoid linear (predictable) dribbling, zig-zag patterns (unpredictability)

- Spatial awareness

- Confidence and Creativity

Progression:

- Players dribble as fast as they can for 30 seconds when coach commands, match speed

- If player losses control within 30 seconds they must do 5 star jumps before continuing the dribble


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

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Warm Up III

Organization:

Instructions:

- Coach introduces Henry dribble (roll with bottom of foot)

- Players perform dribble inside area

- The ball must roll at all times

- 5 Henry touches with right then immediately switch to left (repeat action)

Coaching Points:

- Maximize number of touches on ball with close control

- Begin to build a relationship with the ball and weight of touch with bottom of foot

- Find positive space

- 'Head on a string' head goes up, eyes peak forward to avoid collision and continue flow of dribble

- Bend knees to create a platform to accelerate and a low center of gravity approach

- Stabalize upper body to improve balance on the move

- Avoid linear (predictable) dribbling, zig-zag patterns (unpredictability)

- Spatial awareness

- Confidence and Creativity

Progression:

- Players dribble as fast as they can for 30 seconds when coach commands match speed

- If player losses control within 30 seconds they must do 5 star jumps before continuing the dribble


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

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Main Activity

Organization:

-Area: 25x25 yard grid

-Players: 12 players (4 groups of 3)

-1 ball per player

Instructions:

-Player in front of line dribbles to cone

-Player dribbles to cone then uses a dribble technique to turn back to the starting point

Coaching Points:

-Close control of ball

-Timing & Execution of skill move

-Low center of gravity

-Head up

-Accelerate into open space

-Confidence and Creativity

Progressions:

-Have players only use one foot at a time

-Players who finishes 1st earns 1pt


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

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Conditioning Game

Organization:

-2-30x40 yard grid

- 3v3 games

-4 Goals (can use cones to mark goals)

-5 minute games

-Objective is to dribble the ball into either net using dribbling techniques (Messi, Ronaldo, Henry)

-Kick-ins for restarts, no offside

Coaching Points:

-Attack open space

-Allow play to flow, players can problem solve inside the 5 minute game

-Confidence and Creativity


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