Football/Soccer Session (U8): Briarcliiff Rec/ 10/27

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Byron Garcia, Adult Member

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Byron Garcia
Name: Byron Garcia
City: Queens
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

-Every Player with ball in 20x30 grid

Instructions:

PART I:

-Players dribble using messi touches and ronaldo touches, choosing the correct time for each, ie close spaces use messi touches, open space use ronaldo touches.

-After a few minutes, challenge is introduced. Players now race to 50+ touches using Messi, Ronaldo, or a combination of the two.

-Throw in tic-toc's, toe taps, brushes, pull push

PART II:

-Players dribble throughout area using any part of foot and wait for different commands

1) Change-When coach shouts change players must leave their ball and find a new one

2) Outside- When coach yells outside all players must dribble out of the boundary stop the ball and come back in.

Coaching Points:

-Head up to see available space

-Keep ball close when in crowded area (can you take a touch every step you take)

-If see good area of space take bigger touch/accelerate into it

-Use correct dribbling technique (pinky toe touches, knee over ball)

Progressions:

-If lose ball outside of area, or hit another player/ball you lose 10 counts in race to 50.


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

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Main Activity 1 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Size of the center circle set up as shown

2. 12 players (8 Servers, 4 Receivers) set up as shown

3. 8 balls (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Players on the inside of the circle start with the ball and pass to outside player which take first touch and dribble/ switch spots

2. Ask the players to receive the ball with the inside part of the foot

Coaching Points:

-Communication with passer for cue to receive ball, visual cues before receiving

-Checking out and then in to receive, why?

1. Get in line with the ball

2. Little hop when  receiving 

2. Select appropriate surface, Inside and Outside foot

3. First touch must be playable 

4.  Speed up after first touch

Progressions:

1. P-Add pressure by adding defenders


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

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Main Activity 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

Same set up as previous activity

Set up 5-7 triangles with a player in each triangle. Majority of players are outside of the triangle with a ball.

Instructions:

Players with a soccer ball dribble through the area looking for a teammate in a triangle

Player A passes to Player B in the triangle.

Player B receives and takes the ball out one of the other 2 sides of the triangle then looks for another triangle + teammate. Player A then moves into the triangle.

Competition - Players get 1 point for every successful pass, first to 15 passes wins

Coaching Points:

Head up to find teammate

Proper passing technique

-inside of the foot

-correct weight of pass

-accuracy

Communication

Positioning in triangle to receive - set up to exit out different side than ball arrives in

Receiving with inside and outside foot 

Progressions:

Make triangles smaller - require better accuracy

Must receive with specific part of the foot - inside, outside

Add in defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

-3v3 free play

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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