Football/Soccer Session (U8): Plainedge U7 girls developmental 5/8

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Robeson Hilton, Adult Member

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Robeson  Hilton
Name: Robeson Hilton
City: Baldwin
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): First to 50 (Warm up)

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Getting comfortable with the ball

First to 50 (Warm up) (10 mins)

Organization:

20x20 grid

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

Players begin by dribbling around the grid freely, getting lots of touches and using the whole space.

On coach's command of "First to 50" players must touch the ball 50 times as quickly as they can with a preiously defined surface of the foot (left foot inside, outside, sole etc.).

Players return to free dribble and await next command.

Coaching Points:

- Head up while dribbling.

- Close control when players are in a crowd, then attacking any open space with positive touches.

- Encourage toe touches.

- Always make sure players are doing the touches properly.


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

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Main Theme (15 mins)

Dribbling - MINI KICKS - Banana Man

Organisation:

20 yard circle area.

Instruction:

All players running around in the area trying to avoid the Banana Man.

If tagged by the Banana Man, player has to stand frozen with both arms above their head while a teammate tries to come peel them free.

Progression: Add additional Banana Man.

Regression: Make space bigger.

Competitive: How many can you tag in a minute?

Coaching points:

Avoid being tagged by the Banana Man.

Look for, and sprint into the open space.

Try to feint and change direction against Banana Man.


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

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Main theme (15 mins)

Organization:

1.20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2.12 players set up as shown

3.1 ball per player

Instructions:

1.All players dribble around the area

2.On coach’s call “switch”, players stop their ball from moving, and start dribbling with a new ball (see A)

3.One ball is removed every 30 seconds, leaving one more player without a ball each time

4.Players without a ball must try to steal one from another player

5.If a ball is stolen, that player must steal one from a different person

6.Play for set time period

Coaching Points:

1.Change of speed and direction

2.Head up, accelerate away

Progressions:

1.P – Coach can restrict the surfaces players may use to control the ball, e.g. inside only, outside only, soles only

P – Players can steal the ball back from the person who stole it from them, immediately

R – Add in more balls than players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5/6v6 to end zones

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5v5/6v6 to end zones (20 mins)

Organization:

- 30/40 x 20 yard area with two 4 yard wide end zones is organized as shown in the diagram above.

Instructions:

Play regular scrimmage. Instead of having goals have two end zones set up. Players score by dribbling into end zones. (Adjust size of area to number of players). Play is continuous for the designated period of time.

Coaching Points:

- Head up.

- Close Control.

- Encourage moves.

- Decide when to dribble at speed or when to slow down.

Progressions:

Add a neutral player to create numbers up and more success.


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