Football/Soccer Session (U8): Wildcats u8 Passing (Start Time: 2016-04-21 00:00:00)

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Dimitri Serrano, Adult Member

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Dimitri Serrano
Name: Dimitri Serrano
City: Monroe Township
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 13 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

This is the second session of passing week. Players now have a better understanding of passing receiving and moving. We are increasing the level of difficulty for the players.


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 (30 mins)

Organization:

In a 20x25 grid, have players stand on the outside (Depending on numbers) and have a group going through the grid.  The players on the outside will have the balls 

Instructions:

The outside players will have the ball and try to pass the ball to hit a moving target.  If they hit a target they get a point. After the pass is made the passing players retrieves his/her ball and tries again if they are any strangling players left if not the activity restarts.  Do reps of 4 rest for each group.  This should take about 30 to 45 secs.  Have about a 15-20 rest for the players running through the middle 

Coaching Points:

-Passing accuracy

-Passing weight (Will it reach the moving player)

-Passing technique such as toe up heal down

-chest over the ball to have the ball down

-locked ankle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (15 mins)

Organization:

1.10 x 30 yard area with 2 x 5 yard area either end, set up as shown

2.Players work in teams

3.One ball per team

Instructions:

Players must look to drive the ball into their partner’s area.Their partner must attempt to control the ball without leaving their area. If the ball lands in the box, the player that hit the driven ball gets a point

If the receiver can control the ball inside the box with 1 touch, they also receive a point

Coaching Points:

Heel down, toe up

Quality of first touch

Ankle locked, foot and knee opened to the ball

Align yourself with the ball

Progressions:

1.P – Increase service distance

2.P – Reduce controlling area

3.R – Reduce service distance


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Recieving Triangles

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Recieving Triangles (15 mins)

Organization:

40x30 area set up as shown (7 triangles set up) 15 players, 8 players with balls. 7 players start inside the triangles without a ball, ready to receive.

Instructions:

Players dribbling around the area try to pass the ball into a player waiting in the triangle, then take their place as the player inside the triangle. Receiving player attempts to receive with the inside of the foot and leave through the other side of the triangle.If a player's pass does not go into the triangle, the player must retrieve the ball and keep playing.

Coaching Points:

Inside fo the foot to pass and receive

Ankle locked, foot and knee opened to the ball

Head up to observe your open teammate

Receiving players must call for the ball

Do not play a pass to a player who is not looking at you (eye contact)

Progressions:

*Points individual for tosses. Points for teams

1. First start with throwing the ball

2. Points for each successful pass

3. Recieving one side play out another side

4. Add semi-opposed pressure when leaving the triangle for recieving player

5. Add fully-opposed pressure following pass if ball is stolen before they leave the triangle the player recieves a point

6. Add defenders (4) 'it' players. If player's ball goes out of bounds or is stolen, that player becomes 'it' player safe inside triangle

Regressions.

Less defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free play

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Free play (30 mins)

Organization:

20x25 fields

Instructions:

free play or tournament depending on number of players

Coaching Points:

Observe players to do the push run skill move

make players think about their off the ball movement to give passing lanes


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