Football/Soccer Session (U9): 1v1 defending Robbinsville U8 Boys

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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): Knee tag

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Knee tag
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Knee tag

Organization: 2 players in each grid

Instructions: Players must try and tag their opponnents knee without having theirs tagged in the process. Each time they are sucessful they gain a piont. If their opponent goes outside the area they also gain a point. players may not slap opponents hands away to protect themselves. They may only switch their stance in order dodge a challenge.

Coaching Points:

Stand side on in an athletic stance

Be on your toes

knees slightly bent

continously move you feet to adjust position

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Jockey

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Jockey

Organization: 2 players per channel.

Instructions: The attacking player attempts to first jog then run past defender to the oppposite endline. Defenders must jockey in front of attacker in hopes to either froce them out of bounds or cross the endlineline before they do. Each time the defender is able to do one of the two they gain a point. Each team the attacker can get by the defender to the endline they recieve a point.

Coaching Points:

Stand side on in an athletic stance

Be on your toes

knees slightly bent

continously move you feet to adjust position

Shift your stance as attacker travels side to side

Progressions:

Attackers jog to start then run


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Angle of approach

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Angle of approach

Organization: 2 players per channel. One soccer ball

Instructions: Defender passes the ball to attacker who traps it and keeps it at their feet. Defenders then close down attacker at an angle in an attempt to cut the field in half and force them to one side of the grid. Once they have completed their run they head back to their starting posotion and the attacker passes the ball down and repeats the process.

Coaching Points:

Approach ball at an angle

Long strides to close down the area

Short strides as you approach the ball

Stay side on in athletic stance

Keep yopur knees bent

move your feet for quicker reactions

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Angle of approach fully oppposed

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Angle of approach fully oppposed

Organization:2 players per channel. One soccer ball

Instructions: Defender passes the ball to attacker who traps it and keeps it at their feet. Defenders then close down attacker at an angle in an attempt to cut the field in half and force them to one side of the grid. This time attacker tries to dribble past defender and shot on goal. Attacker cannot shoot unitl they reach thblue cones. If defender can steal the ball they try to dribble through gates at the other end.

Coaching Points:

Approach ball at an angle

Long strides to close down the area

Short strides as you approach the ball

Stay side on in athletic stance

Keep yopur knees bent

move your feet for quicker reactions

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage

Organization: 3 v3 scrimmages

Instructions: Free Play

Coaching Points:

On offense stay wide giving witdth and length. On defence stay compact and force players outside.

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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