Football/Soccer Session (U9): Moves

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Chris Ferrer, Adult Member

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Chris Ferrer
Name: Chris Ferrer
City: Bethpage
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery
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Ball Mastery

On Arrivial: Juggling - 5 Touch Challenge

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Players perform different ball mastery skills.

- Toe taps,

- Boxes,

- Sole Rolls,

Progression: Race. On coaches signal they leave their ball and race to the one infront of them. First team to get all players at their new ball gets a point.

Coaching Points:

- Be on toes

- Listen for coaches signal

- Speed between balls

- Quality of technical skills


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Un-opposed

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Un-opposed

Organization:

3 Players, 1 ball, 1 tall cone to act as a defender.

Instructions:

First player dribbles toward the cone, beating them with a Scissors before passing to the player opposite and following their pass. Next player does the same and the sequence continues.

Coaching Points:

- Controlled approach (pinky toe to dribble, touch ball on every step)

- Head up, see where the defender is.

- Begin the move at the correct distance from the defender.

- Quality of the move (Weight and direction of takeaway touch, use of upper body to emphasise the fake)

- Accelerate out of the move

- Head up, connect with partner and play a good quality pass.

Progressions:

- Practice with both feet.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-opposed

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Semi-opposed

Organization:

As before

Instructions:

Player on ball passes to player opposite. On receiver's first touch the passer runs toward the attacker as a passive defender. Attacker beats defender with a Scissors and passes to target on endline. Process repeats.

Coaching Points:

- Communication before passing

- Quality of pass

- First touch to drive towards defender

- Head up whilst dribbling - observe defender's speed coming in

- Timing of move

- Head up after beating defender to see what's next

Progressions:

- Work on both feet.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully opposed

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Fully opposed (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Area as shown (20x20)

2. Two teams of 3 players

3. Gates width: 3 yds

Instructions:

White begins with the ball and passes it over to Blue. On Blue's first touch White is live and the two play 1v1. Play until a goal is scored or the ball goes out of play. Process then repeats.

Coaching Points:

1. Dribble towards defender at speed

2. Timing of move

3. Accelarate past defender into open space

4. Be creative while attempting to beat defender

5. Attempt moves previously worked on if possible


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

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Small Sided Game

Organization:

3v3 game - 3 teams - Winners stay on

Coaching Points:

- Create space as a team

- When to dribble (1v1) and when to pass (numbers down)

- Where to dribble

- Supportng players, create space


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