Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Dribbling to Penetrate

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Paul Gregory
Name: Paul Gregory
City: Coconut Creek
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique

ORGANIZATION:

All players involved

Size of area will vary

Each player with a ball

INSTRUCTIONS:

Toe Taps, Foundation Touches, Inside/Outside, Sole Touches

Turns - Inside cut, Outside cut, Pull Back

1v1 Skill Moves - Scissors, Step-over, Sir Stanley Matthew's Move Body Feint & Touch

Progression: Play "SHARK ATTACK" game


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique

ORGANIZATION:

Even lines of players

12 yard distance from end to end; flag/pole in middle

INSTRUCTIONS:

Work on the technique of each skill move during 1v1

Scissors, Step-over, Matthew's Move, Body Feint & Touch

Part A - 1v0; work on the technique of each skill move

Part B - 1v1 passive defenders; work on the technique of skill moves with oncoming defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

ORGANIZATION:

12x12 yard area; 5 yard gate inside area

2 players per area/1 ball

Extra balls around outside of area

INSTRUCTIONS:

Two players will play 1v1 inside of the area. Each time a player dribbles under control through the gate, they get a point. Continuous play for 2 mins then change opponents. If ball goes out of play, get new ball and continue to play.

Progression: Make gate smaller


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exp. SSG

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Exp. SSG

ORGANIZATION:

6 players - two teams of 3

25x20 yard area

3 goals on each endline - 2 gates & 1 Pugg

INSTRUCTIONS:

Teams will play 3v3 in area. Players must take at least 3 touches before passing/shot on goal.

***Goal in Pugg = 1 pt

***Dribbling through Gates = 2 pts

COACHING POINTS:

1. Teach the technique of each skill

2. Skill moves should be done in middle/attacking third of field (where); attack defender with speed, closer control when getting closer to defender

3. When to attack 1v1 (when there is space behind 1st defender to get into)


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