Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U8/U10-Feints and moves - Dribbling

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Shane Huff
Name: Shane Huff
City: Ukiah
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Feints and Moves 1v1

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Feints and Moves 1v1

Organization:

30 Wide x 20 Deep

6 to 8 players (3 to 4 players each team)

Start with NO soccer balls (1 ball per player on progression)

Four gates at each corner of the grid

Instructions:

Start without soccer ball 1v1.

Coach designates whcih team will be taggers and which team will be Flee.

The fleeing team will attempt to use feints and moves to elude tagger and run through one of the two gates on opposite side. If Fleer is successful then the next two start. Taggers attempt to tag fleer. If Fleer is tagged then next two players go.

Switch after 3 to 5 rounds.

Coaching Points:

Speed of approach

Timing of Feints/moves

Change of speed

Change of direction

With Ball:

Timing of moves

Speed of approach

Weight of touches on approach vs weight of touch after beating defender

Change of speed

Change of direction

DEFENDER WINS THE BALL THEY IMMEDIATELY DRIBBLE ATTACK TO OPPOSITE GATES

Progressions:

Each player has a ball

2 attackers 1 defender

2 attackers 2 defenders (2nd defender can only defend by moving on endline. Sprinting side to side trying to cover the gates.

2v2 free play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Feints and Moves 2v1 to 2v2

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Feints and Moves 2v1 to 2v2

Organization:

30 Wide x 20 Deep

8 to 10 players (4 to 5 players each team)

Soccer balls start on one side of the grid with the Fleers

Four gates at each corner of the grid

Instructions:

Same Conept as activity 1

2v1

Attacking team trying to use numerical advantage to beat 1 defender

Switch after 3 to 5 rounds.

If defender WINS ball they immediately attempt to dribble though gates opposite of their line.

Coaching Points:

Speed of approach

Timing of Feints/moves

Change of speed

Change of direction

1st attacker: use the movements of 2nd attacker to beat defender off of dribble.

Weight of passes and spatial awareness of both defender and 2nd attacker.

2nd attacker attempts to make good movements off of dribbler (Introduce overlap, diagonal run behind defender, etc)

---Timing of runs by 2nd attacker

Progressions:

2 attackers 2 defenders (2nd defender can only defend by moving on endline. Sprinting side to side trying to cover the gates.

2v2 with both defenders on the field of play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play-3v3/4v4

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Free Play-3v3/4v4

Ogranization:

3v3 field: 24 by 34

4v4 field: 30 by 40

Instructions:

Free play


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