Football/Soccer Session (U8): Eastchester-Senior-Division-Dribbling-week-1

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up 1

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Warm-up 1 (5 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 25 yard area-Players arranged as shown

Instructions:

-Inside the area players are dribbling

-Introduce a few ball mastery techniques---

a) stop with sole/bottom of foot b) Inside/outside c) Messi Touches

-Players try to get 50 Messi touches

Coaching Points:

1)Head up

2)Proper body posture ( knees bent, chest over ball arms out)

3) Ankle locked toe pointed down, dribbling with the pinky toe.

4) quick touches every step

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up 2

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Warm-up 2 (5 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 25 area

Instructions:

-Players dribbling in area.

-Red light green light- introduce fun-Make space ship sounds while speeding through zones. Red light Stop with bottom of foor geen light go.

Coaching Points:

1) Dribble under control, close touches in tight spaces

2) change speed and direction to go to open spaces

3) Head up checking shoulder

 Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main-theme-1

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Main-theme-1 (5 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 25 yard space

-Triangles in each corner and 1 in the middle--If there are less or more players adjust the number of triangles

Instructions:

-Player moves around inside the area, the two taggers hold the pinne in the hands.

-The triangles are safe zones, but can only be occupied by one player at a time.

-If someone new enters the safe zone the occupant must leave.

-When someone is tagged they become it--no tage backs

Coaching Points:

1)Check you shoulder and keep your eyes up.

2) Communicate when you are ebtering a safe zone.

3) keep on your toes

 Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main-theme-2

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Main-theme-2 (5 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 25 yard space

Instructions:

-Same as before only now players are holding the ball in their hands.

-They must toss the ball into a triangle and the player in the triangle must catch the ball and come out. Tagging rules still the same no tag backs.

Coaching Points:

P-Add another tagger

 Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main-theme-3(semi-opposed)

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Main-theme-3(semi-opposed) (10 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 25 yard area

Instructions:

-Players now have a ball at their feet, dribbling in the area.

-To get into a safe zone the must pass the ball to the player in the safe zone, that player then dribbles out.

-Taggers just have to touch the ball, with their feet, once they do they become the dribbler and the dribbler becomes the tagger

Coaching Points:

1) Quick touches on the ball.

2) Keeping the ball close to feet in tight spaces.

3) Checking your shoulder

4) messi touches-Pinky toe

Progressions:

R-Taggers carry the ball must hit the dribblers ball with a throw


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

1.30 x 20 yard area, with a 5 yard end zone at each end set up as shown

2.12 players (3 teams of 4) set up as shown

Instructions:

1.Players in 3 teams of 4 . Players can only challenge their assigned partner

2.Teams compete to score goals by dribbling and stopping ball in opposing end zone. Play restarts, with defender passing or dribbling from own end zone. Attackers only allowed in opposing end zone if they have a ball

3.First team to 10 points win

 Coaching Points:

1.When your team has possession, try to lose partner

2.When your team loses possession, try to find your partner

3.Observe unopposed teammates and pass to them

4.Observe open space and dribble to score

5.If the route to goal is blocked, switch the point of attack

Progressions:

P – Place goals at either end, and introduce goal keepers

R – Introduce Neutral Players


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

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3 v 3 game (15 mins)

Organization:

-(2) 15 x 20 yard fields, as shown, play 3 v 3

Coaching Points:

1) Reiterate coaching points from previous activities.


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