Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): TOPSOCCER WEEK 1

Profile Summary

Continental  FC
Name: Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Dribbling

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Dribbling
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Triangle Dribbling (15 mins)

Set -up

20X20 grid with numerous coloured gates spread around the field.

Organization

Triangle Dribble

Players move around the grid. Lots of progressions

1 - not allowed ina triangle

2 - in the triangle out a different side - freeze with toe touches

3 - drag back turn in a triangle

Progression

one team defend another - stop them going through triangles

Coaching Points

Quick dribble, head up, close control, change of direction


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bodyball

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Bodyball (15 mins)

Set up

20X20 grid

Organization

Bodyball - Coach has players dribble the ball around the grid and shouts out a body part. Players must stop the ball with their foot and then place that body part on the ball.

Progressions

make on of the players the coach - other players must watch that player and follow them in placing a body part on the ball.

Coaching Points

Head up, close control


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Freeze Tag

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Freeze Tag (15 mins)

Organization

Same 25X25 yard grid as previous drill

Set-up.

Assign two to three taggers in yellow. All other players dribble around the grid. If they are tagged by the players in yellow they must grab their ball and hold it above their head and open their legs wide. They are frozen in place until a team mate passes their ball through their legs.

Progressions

Swicth the taggers

Coaching Points

Speed of dribble, change of direction, quality of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Games

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Small Sided Games (15 mins)

Set-up

2 fields 30X20

Organization

Small sided scrimmage games. Split into teams of 3 or 4 - keep track of scores and roatte teams around so they play different teams every 2-3 minutes

Coaching Points

Fun games - celebrate goals, enforce points from the session


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