Football/Soccer Session (U8): 7/8 Creating Space (Start Time: 2014-07-29 16:50:00)

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Manipulation

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Ball Manipulation (10 mins)

Organisation - Ball Manipulation skills.

- Fast feet

- Toe taps

- Big toe / Little toe

- Sole manipulation

- Body triangles

- Push / step over


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

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Warm up (10 mins)

Organisation - Introduce the boys to the session topic 'Creating Space'.

Game 1 : 1 Tigger once tug must open arms and another player to run under to release.

Game 2 : 2 Tiggers once tug open legs and player crawls through to release.

Game 3 : Players put into pairs label A & B, A tags B first then will swap over.

Individual Challenges - As a runner can you never turn your back on the taggers ?

As a tagger can you use your movements to block a player into a corner ?

Coaching Points

- Creativity ( to lose tagger )

- Clever Movements

- Awareness

- A,B,C's


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Handball

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Handball (20 mins)

Organisation - Game of Handall in a tight area. To score your team has to do 5 consecutive passes.

Clever movements to lose defenders, don't just run in circles.

Could you take the defender away to create space for a teammate to receive ?

How can you make the pitch as big as possible ?

P = Tight areas require quick tempo to be successful if you cant find a pass to a teammate in 5 seconds drop ball and goes to other team.

P2 = No over head height forcing the players to move and show.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Organisation - 3v3 Football game NO GK'S, Can we now link what we have done in the Warm Up as well as the Handball game and put them into practice in this SSG.

- Create Space

- Awareness

- Tempo ( Slow a def down and the explode to lose him )

- Creativity ( Off the ball )

Could you make a run to create space for a teammate ?


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