Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Player ID Aug 11th (Start Time: 2016-08-11 18:30:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Dave Beveridge, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Dave  Beveridge
Name: Dave Beveridge
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

To allow the players to be more comfortable on the soccer ball - using all the surfaces of the foot. Session also aimed at improving players technique for inside cut, outside cut, and roll.


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

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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players get into a circle as shown

- Coach Stands in middle of circle

- each player with a soccer ball

Instructions:

- Coach demonstrates a ball mastery skill and players tries to replicate the skill move or task

- Some skill moves/activities used are;

- Toe taps, V-Moves, L-Turn, roll, etc.

Coaching Points:

- Players need to be agile and always on the balls of their feet

Progressions:

- Players should execute skills with head up looking ahead of themselves and not at the ball


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

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Dribbling Main 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players go to outside of the court

- Each Player with a ball

- Coach stands at opposite side from players looking to identify players' technique

Instructions:

- Players must dribble messi touches (3 touches forward and 1 touch to stop ball)

- Everytime player stop the ball they must look up to assest what's infront of them then switch dribbling foot and repeat the drill

Coaching Points:

- Players should aim to use their laces/pinky toes to dribble

- every step player MUST take a touch on the ball to reinforce close dribbling

Progressions:

- Introduce dribbling with the inside/outside of the feet

- incorporating boxes/peguins in the dribble

- incorporating inside/outside cuts

- Rolls (with sole of the feet)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Change of direction

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Change of direction (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players are divided into two teams

- Each time lines up on opposite sides of the court as shown

- Playing area is the full lenght of the court/turf

Instructions:

- Players must start off running to the cone to their right

- Upon reaching cone players must cut/change direction to the cone in the opposite direct

- Player repeat pattern until then get to the opposite line.

- Player next in line repeats the acitivity

Coaching Points:

- Players must use appropiate technique for sprinting and changing direction;

- Big steps to cover distance, small steps as you get close to turning point

- Players must pivot with foot closest to the cone

- Using the outside of the foot to change direction.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing

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Passing (10 mins)

Instructions:

- Have players work in pairs and facing each other 5 yards apart.

Focus Points:

- Plant foot next to the ball first - this determines direction as well.

- The kicking foot is toe up and ankle locked and heel down

- Using the side of the inside foot.

- The player swings the kicking foot through the middle

of the ball with the knees slightly bent.

- The key to keeping the ball going in the direction of the

target is keeping the shoulders and head straight while

leaning slightly forward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players divided into two teams/four depending on numbers

- playing area half/full court depending on numbers

- two goals are placed at opposite ends of goal as shown.

Instructions:

- Game is free play.

- teams have to defend two goals

Coaching Points:

- players should be aware of opportunity to change direction and got to next open goal.

Progressions:

- teams have to ddefend goals at opposite ends of the court

- limit number of touches.


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