Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Ball Control

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Jamie Edwards, Clerical Member

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Jamie Edwards
Name: Jamie Edwards
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Clerical Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (20 mins)

Organization

Players: 12

Area: 35x30 yards

- One ball per player

- Each player dribbles their ball anywhere inside the area.

- Move around the area keeping away from other players and the tall cones.

Instructions

On coaches comand

- Switch balls with another player.

- Use left foot only for 30 seconds.

- Use right foot only for 30 seconds.

- Count how many touches with left foot in 30 seconds.

- Count how many touches with right foot in 30 seconds.

After stopping the ball with their foot, the coach will call out a body part. Players are to put the part of their body on top of the ball that the coach calls out.

Coaching Points

- Use both feet.

- Eyes up.

- Aware of space.

- Aware of players around them.

- Use laces, inside, outside and sole of the foot to move the ball around.

- Close control.

- Bend knees and stay low for quick acceleration.

Progressions

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

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Dribbling game 1 (Main Theme) (30 mins)

Organization

- 40x35 yards

- 4 teams of 3 players

Instructions

- 1: On coaches command run in and out of the cones in front of your team.

- 2: Collect a ball from the center of the field by pulling the ball back with you feet.

- 3: Dribble the ball back through the cones towards your team.

- 4: Make a short pass to the next player to continue the game.

Coaching Points

- Use both feet.

- Eyes up.

- Aware of space.

- Aware of players around them.

- Use laces, inside, outside and sole of the foot to move the ball around.

- Close control.

- Bend knees and stay low for quick acceleration.

- Communication

Progressions

- Use left or right foot only.

- Team with the most soccer balls wins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling game 2 (Main Theme)

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Dribbling game 2 (Main Theme) (35 mins)

Organization

- 40x35 yards.

- 4 teams of 3 players.

Instructions

- 1: Run in and out of the cones towards the center of the field.

- 2: Collect a soccer ball from the center of the field.

- 3: Dribble and shoot in the goal to the right of your team (each team has a colored cone behind their goal) e.g the yellow team will score in the goal with the yellow cone behind.

- 4: Run back to your team and tag the next player to continue the game. The ball must stay in the goal before tagging the next player. (Can use bibs/pinnies for players to hand to the next player)

Coaching Points

- Use both feet.

- Eyes up.

- Aware of space.

- Aware of players around them.

- Use laces, inside, outside and sole of the foot to move the ball around.

- Close control.

- Bend knees and stay low for quick acceleration.

- Spped and accuracy of pass or shot.

- Communication

Progressions

- When all the soccer balls have gone from the middle, players are allowed to retrieve a ball from another goal (one player from each team and only one ball allowed at one time)

The game is continuous and becomes competitive for all ages.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (35 mins)

Organization

- 40x35 yards.

- 6 v 6 end zone game.

Instructions

- 6 v 6 game with end zones.

- To score, players have to dribble into the end zone which they are attacking and stop the ball.

- The game restarts inside the end zone by the defending team after each goal.

Coaching Points

- Creat space.

- Movement when not in possession.

- Communication.

- Aware of pressure and space.

Progressions

- When a goal is scored, the same team then attacks the opposite end zone.


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