Football/Soccer Session (U8): Moves; Transition

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Jack  Chapman
Name: Jack Chapman
City: Harrison
Country: United Kingdom
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Station Technical Circuit

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4 Station Technical Circuit

Organization:

Four stations; Players split into four equal groups.

Players work for 30 seconds with work:rest ratio dependant on age

3 Circuits

A - 5x5 area; players with a ball each

B - Three cones, 3 yards apart per player

C - Ball each; Cone each; Ball on cone

D - Plenty of cones spread apart

Instructions:

A - Dribble quickly, keeping the ball inside area

B - Figure 8 through cones

C - Scissor stationary ball continuously

D - Scissor as many different cones as possible

Coaching Points:

A - Change of Speed; Direction; Feet; Surface

B - Low centre of gravity; Speed equal to Control; Correct use of feet and surfaces

C - Pointed toes; Straight back; Feet always close to ball

D - Tackling radius; Accelerate away after Scissor

Progressions:

A - Make area a 3x3; Increase speed; How could you make this more exciting for me (coach) to watch?

B - How many cones can you go past?

C - Can you look straight ahead without knocking ball off cone?

D - How many cones can you Scissor?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to Dribble

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Transition to Dribble

Organization:

Set up as shown

Size of area dependant on ability and age

Activity is fun in itself so try to coach defending as well as transitional play

Instructions:

On Coach command:

Attackers (white) must get from blue line, to other blue line without being dispossessed by Defender (blue)

Defenders must win possession by stealing the ball and dribble to space outside Red cones

Coaching Points:

Dribble, keeping ball close, infront of defender

Use moves to beat defender

Accelerate to end line - Spaces, Laces

Progressions:

Defenders combine to get ball through Red cones

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to Pass

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Transition to Pass

Organization:

Same setup

Instructions:

Attackers - Same objective

Defenders - Win possession; Pass into Pugg goal

Coaching Points:

Attackers

Dribble, keeping ball close, infront of defender

Use moves to beat defender

Accelerate to end line - Spaces, Laces

Defenders

Secure ball

Create space to pass into Pugg

Progressions:

Replace Pugg Goals with Parent coaches to recreate moving targets during a game

Defenders can combine to score

If Defender misses the target, Attacker remains in play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to Counter Attack

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Transition to Counter Attack

Organization:

Same setup

Instructions:

Attackers - Same objective

Defenders - Win possession to go 1v1 or 2v1 to get over opposite end line

Coaching Points:

Attackers

Dribble, keeping ball close, infront of defender

Use moves to beat defender

Accelerate to end line - Spaces, Laces

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to Shoot

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Transition to Shoot

Organization:

Same set up

Goal at both ends

Instructions:

Attackers - Same Objective

Defenders - Win possession to go 1v1 or 2v1 to score in opposite goal

Coaching Points:

Attackers

Dribble, keeping ball close, infront of defender

Use moves to beat defender

Accelerate to end line - Spaces, Laces

Defenders

Secure ball

Use moves to beat 1v1 or combine to beat 2v1

Accelerate and shoot on goal

Progressions:

If Defender doesn't score, Attacker remains in play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to make quick decision

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Transition to make quick decision

Organization:

Same setup

Puggs on either sideline

Goals on either end line

Instructions:

Attackers - Same Objective

Defenders - Win possession to go 1v1 or combine to:

A) Dribble to sideline

B) Dribble to opposite endline

C) Pass to Pugg Goal

D) Score in opposite Goal

Coaching Points:

Go over previous points

Progressions:

Whatever else you want


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