Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): 2015 - Week 7 - Smith Session 1

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Chris Hurst
Name: Chris Hurst
City: Wharton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Marshmallow

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Marshmallow
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Marshmallow (10 mins)

Equipment

Ball per player

20 x 15 (split into 10 x 15 x 2)

Both Teams play together

Organization

Coach starts as Marshmallow (From Frozen), without ball, and chases players trying to tag and freeze them while players dribble.

Once tagged players must stand with legs open and ball placed on their head. (Like a Snowman)

Can be unfrozen by having teammate pass ball between their legs.

Rotate Marshmallows.

Coaching Points

Dribble with head up looking for frozen teammates.

Keep ball close. Little touches, not big.

Ball should be struck with inside of foot, push pass, to put ball between frozen players legs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Escape The Wolves

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Escape The Wolves (10 mins)

Equipment

20 x 30 with 5 yard end zone at each end

Ball per player

Organization

Split players in half and one group starts in each end zone

On coaches command players must race to opposite end zone and stop (trap) ball in end zone to receive a point.

Players should yell out their name when they have full control.

Progression

Coaches can act as wolves to put some pressure on dribbling.

Key Coaching Points

Speed dribbling should be done with laces - NOT instep

Control ball when entering end zone to control stop and not run out of the back of end zone

Head up to avoid oncoming player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Meet The Trolls

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Meet The Trolls (10 mins)

Equipment

Three or four grids 3x3 yards set up equally apart from each other.

All balls start in center of grids to begin game.

Players split as evenly as possible into their home grids (2 players per grid)

Organization

The trolls are all lost - bring them home

On coaches command players race to get balls (trolls) and return them to their home base

Players may also go into other home bases to get balls and return them to their own

NO DEFENSE may be played or stealing balls

Coach calls time and counts balls to determine winners - then starts new round

Regression

Start with players getting balls with hands to grasp concept of game.

Coaching Points

Heads up when dribbling.

Speed dribble back to home and control when entering.

Move and quickly and efficiently as possible.


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

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Short Sided Game (10 mins)

Equipment

Goals at each end of field

Play up to 6 vs 6 , if session is large consider playing 3 games of 4 vs 4 instead of 2 games 6 v 6

Key Coaching Points

Heads up when dribbling.

Dribble Techniques form Previous weeks.


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