Football/Soccer Session (U8): *2nd Grade Boys and Girls 4/14

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Dwayne Dove , Adult Member

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Dwayne Dove
Name: Dwayne Dove
City: Turnersville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up part A

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warm up part A (15 mins)

Quick tutorial of messi and ronaldo dribbles allowing players to practice both in open space. Introduce Stop Starts.

Coaching points:

Messi- Quick close dribbles using the pinky toes

Ronaldo- Bigger touch using the laces (only acceptable to use when there is open space in front of you)

Used to cover ground quickly or accelerate from defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up B

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warm up B (10 mins)

Organization:

Players dribble using messi and ronaldo touches inside the area and await instructions from coach

Instructions:

When the coach says go. Players must stop the ball with the sole of their foot and find a new ball and continue to dribble.

Coaching Points:

When a new ball is found can we use a ronaldo dribble to move quickly into space.

If there is no space in front of you use messi touches.

Keep your head up so you know what to do.

Progressions:

Can we stop the ball with the inside and outside of the foot as well as the sole.

Each sucessful aquition of new ball is one point if you run into someone or your ball touches someone elses you loose all your points.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up C

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warm up C (15 mins)

Organization:

Players dribble inside a 20x20 grid and listen for intructions

Instructions:

Players dribble avoiding cones with their ball.

Coaching Points:

Dribble with your head up

When is it appropiate to use each kind of touch

Progressions:

Dribble through gates to earn points.

Must get through 5 gates in 30 seconds if you cannot you loose a life. if you run into someone you loose a life. If you run out of bounds you loose a life.

7 gates in 45 seconds

10 gates in 60 seconds


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme A

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Main Theme A (20 mins)

Organization:

Players go 1 v1 to one of two goals.

Instructions:

Players practice stop and starts to unbalance defenders and try to finish on goal.

Coaching Points:

Use of Messi touches and transition to Ronaldo touches. Stop and start to unbalance defenders.

Keeping the ball on the outside foot to keep body between defender and the ball.

Progressions:

30 second to get a shot off.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme B

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Main Theme B (15 mins)

Organization: Players try to get from one side of the grid to the other with and without the ball.

Instructions:

Players use stop starts as well as change of pace and direction to unbalance defender and make it through to the other side. There is a free area grid shown in red where only attackers may enter.

Coaching Points:

(A) Drive straight at defender with pace and dart to the left or right. Create our own space by driving to the left first then exploding to the right.

(B) Using messi and ronaldo touches appropiately. Create our own space by driving to the left first then exploding to the right.

Progressions:

Add a ball to the equation (B) same principals apply. Reinforce getting your head up in safe area to look for space.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

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Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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