Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): SFSC Academy 08/01/15

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John Higgins
Name: John Higgins
City: Indianapolis
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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Free Play. Let players play with no coaching intervention. Only step in if players need direction or cant problem solve on their own. 10 mins.


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Warm-up: Players are in a large grid with cones. Players can run to different cones and perform various dynamic stretches and physical excercises such as balances, jumping, skipping, moving, running, etc. be creative and teach physical literacy! 10-15 mins.


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Technical: players in a large grid. Coach teaches and demonstrates the following ball mastery moves: pendulums (in all directions), step-ups (in all directions), rollovers, inside cuts, outside cuts, scissors, stepovers, toe turns. 15-20mins


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Add pressure to last activity. Villains (in red) have to steal the balls and kick them out of the grid. If a dribbler has their ball kicked out, they must retrieve it and keep playing in the grid. Rotate dribblers and villains. Have dribblers perform a ball mastery move you just taught in the previous excercise. 20-25 mins. Make it a game! How many cones can they reach in certain time? Can they go without losing their ball? Make coaching points on technique throughout.


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scrimmage: 6v6 to goals. 2 teams with subs. Set requirements or restrictions of ball mastery activities that were taught previously. Make freezes when necessary and make coaching points on ball mastery technique and positioning. 25 mins.


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