Football/Soccer Session (U8): Wantagh/Seaford U8 Menace - Dribbling/RWB

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Jerome Vivona, Adult Member

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Jerome Vivona
Name: Jerome Vivona
City: Westbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Messi and Ronaldo

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Messi and Ronaldo
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Messi and Ronaldo (10 mins)

Organization:

1 ball per player

Instructions:

Players look to dribble in between gaps created by the other players

Coaching Points:

1. Messi touches (ball close, every step, pinky toe, ankle turned in)

2. Finding gaps

3. Bigger touches into gaps (Ronaldo)

4. Changing direction if can't get into gaps

Progressions:

Use body feints. scissors to change direction (Review of current season moves)

Players start with 10 pts. Every time they collide or lose control of the ball, they lose a point. Player with most points at the end wins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main activity 1 Week 1 only

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Main activity 1 Week 1 only (10 mins)

Make it fun: Come up with FUN Themes: Use pinnies ( super hero capes)

Organization: SAQ

1. Two groups of six (if space is available).

2. Split Group(s) into two teams.

3. NO BALL

Instructions:

1. Attackers start the game by taking their 1st step from the cone.

2. Soon as the attacker moves, the defender opposite can run out

and try and tag the attacker.

3. The attackers they are looking to get through either gate without

being tagged by the defenders.

4. Players switch roles as soon the attacker gets through the gate

or is tagged by the defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Drive at defender at speed.

2. Keep options 50.50

3. Look to UNBALANCE. -

4. Timing of Fake.

5. Acceleration.

- Skills to teach per week :

Week 1- Faint / Double Faint

Skip Main Activity 1 and go into Main activity 2 & 3 for the rest

Week 2 - Scissors

Week 3 - Inside outside

Week 4- Step overs

Repeat


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity 2

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Main Activity 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 30 x 30 Area Size.

2. Split the group into 2 teams of 6.

Instructions:

1. White team attacks the goal and then defends, as soon as the

ball goes out the blue player attacks and this process continues.

Coaching Points:

1. Do you have to beat the player or can you just create space to

get shot at goal?

2. Quick transition after possession is turned over.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GAME

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GAME (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Players split up into 4 teams and play a round robin tournament

where all teams play.

Instructions: FREE PLAY

Coaching Points:

1. 3 lines of attack, 1 defender, 1 midfielder, 1 forward.

2. Create as much space for player in possession.

3. Try to create a triangle at all times to give good angle of support.

4. Team mates create gaps, can player in possession look to

Messi into them.


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