Football/Soccer Session (U8): G9E

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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

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Ball Mastery (5 mins)

Organization:

1. 1 Player, 1 Ball & cone (as seen above).

Instructions:

1. Players are looking to perform static ball mastery.

- Toe taps

- Side roles

- In, out, forward, back

- Static Scissors

- Stop - Tap

Coaching Points:

1. On toes.

2. Hopping on non - kicking foot.

3. Small touches.

4. Use arms to balance.

5. Use of hips.

Progressions:

N/A


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Unopposed

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Technical Unopposed (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 15 Area Size split into two.

2. 3 groups running at the same time.

3. Players work in pairs.

Instructions:

1. Player A dribbles and performs the stop - start in the middle of the area.

2. They then turn on the far line and then do the same with the opposite foot on the way back.

3. Players switch roles once the player gets back to the start.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up whilst dribbling.

2. Execution of move.

3. Use of body to fake.

4. Bigger final touch.

5. Acceleration out of stop - start.

6. Immediately pick head up.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Opposed

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1 v 1 Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 30 x 30 Area Size.

2. 2 groups of 6 players.

3. 2 teams in each group.

Instructions:

1. Player A starts with the ball and Player A is looking to get over the line behind defender.

2. Player B can't move till Player A has touched ball and is looking to get over the end line if they win the ball.

Coaching Points:

1. Attack space ahead (bigger 1st touch).

2. Head up to see defenders position.

3. Protect ball if continue to dribble (put body between defender and ball).

Progressions:

1. Players are now looking to score in pug goals behind defender. They can now dribble and beat defender or they can look to create a yard and then get a shot at goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3

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3 v 3 (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Area size 30 x 25.

2. 3 v 3 (include GK if available).

Instructions:

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

Progressions:


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