Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U8 Session Plan 5/12/16

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Jonathan Alger
Name: Jonathan Alger
City: Indianapolis
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Control Warmup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Control Warmup
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Ball Control Warmup

Offset goals. Players with a ball each in start line. Players dribble through serpentine cones using good ball control to not touch cones. After cones, players accelerate towards goal and strike before the "shooting line". Players then get their ball and rotate to the other groups start line.

- Use Different parts of foot to go through agility cones

- Make sure players are striking with good form - Instep/laces


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Awareness Turning with Pass & Finish

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Awareness Turning with Pass & Finish

Offset goals. Two groups working to their own goal. Players with a ball each on start cone. Both start players from each group must look up and begin dribbling at same time - they the two players dribble at eachother and time turn before colliding - players turn towards teammate and make a pass - the teammate receives with first touch around cone towards goal and should try to shoot quickly in 2-3 touches. Player then get their ball and rotate to their groups start line.

- Have players perform different turns

- Players should use inside of foot to receive pass and instep/laces to strike

- Look up while dribbling and time move - DO NOT run into other player !


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Awareness with Finishing

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1v1 Awareness with Finishing

Two groups working to separate goals. Players with ball each on start cone. Player passes to attacker and then applies passive pressure. Attacker dribbles at defender and times 1v1 move to go around and shoot on goal. Players rotate to other line.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Two Gate 1v1 Game

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Two Gate 1v1 Game

Two groups working to goal on each half. Players start with a ball each around half field.

Attacker must beat defender by dribbling through either wide gate. If successful, they get to continue to goal for a bonus shot. Players get a point for getting through gate and then a bonus point for scoring a goal.

- Player must shoot before the "shooting line" after getting through the gates.

- If the attacker gets through the gate, the defender stay in / If attacker loses ball, they become the next defender.


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Pass
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Dribble
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