Football/Soccer Session (U8): Dribbling VUSC U8 Boys (Start Time: 2015-09-09 15:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Repetitions of fundamental ball control and challenging players ability to use different techniques.

Emphasis on technique and attacking mentality in 1 v. 1 facing defender.


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 (10 mins)

Organization: 30x40 yd area. 1 ball per player. Adjust space based on numbers.

Instructions: Dribbling. A. Dribble freely and get creative B. Dribble laces. C. Dribble inside-outside D. Dribble small touches and then big touch into space on "GO"

Coaching Points: Teach each dribbling technique Keep ball close. "Try to get head up and don't run into any other players or soccer balls". Start slow and move to faster (game speed) once comfortable.

Progressions: 1. Take each technique 1 by 1 2. Players use different techniques based upon space (a) approaching defender (b) through traffic (c) in space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

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Main Activity (30 mins)

Organization: 30x40 yd area. 12 red cones. 14-18 cones (depending on how many players). 1 ball per player.

Instructions: Players are to dribble through blue gates with control.

Coaching Points: Small touches in tight spaces (defender near). Small touches side to side to get away from defenders. Medium touches into space. Head up to find a new gate. Lots of touches.

Progressions: 1. "How many gates can you dribble through in 30 seconds?" 2. After going through a gate, get head up to dribble to gate with space. 3. Dribble around a gate using the "back door" and coming out the "front door".


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

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Conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization: 25x30 yd area. Even teams. 3 v. 3 if possible.

Instructions: Dribble to (1) end line and then (2) through gate to score a goal. Can score to either of 2 goals (gates) marked with a different color cone than boundaries.

Coaching Points: 1. Small touches. 2. Dribble into space. 3. Reinforce good dribbling habits.

Progressions: (1.) Score points by successfully dribbling to opposing end line. (2) Rotate red teams to opposite field. (3). Dribble through 1 of 2 opposing goals to score. (3) Red team on one field and blue team exchange pinnies, red teams rotate to opposite field.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The Game

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The Game (20 mins)

Organization: Leave red boundary markers and remove all other equipment from conditioned game. Play 6 v. 6. Play to Coerver goals if available.

Instructions: Let them play.

Coaching Points: Reinforce good dribbling habits.

Progressions: None- the game


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