Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Academy Moves -- 4/24

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Caitlin Young
Name: Caitlin Young
City: Provo
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Island game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Island game
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Island game (10 mins)

Organization:

Island Game

Activity:

Use disc cones to set up small islands (small squares) in a large playing area. Have everyone around in the area. Onthe coaches signal everyone must dribble with speed to an island: only two players allowed per island. The player (or 2) who does not get on an island get a minus point. Winner is decided by player with least pionts deducted. Every player starts with 10 points.

Variations:

Start game without balls.

Coaching Points:

Always keep ball moving, players only dribble at speed when coach signals to get on a island. Head up & ball close.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Everyone vs Everyone

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Everyone vs Everyone (10 mins)

Organization:

Everyone vs everyone

Activity:

Set up several small gates in the playing area.

Players try to dribble through as many gates as possible. -Add a move for every gate the go through

Give half of the players balls. Players try to dribble or shoot through as many goals as possible. Players without balls try to steal ball from a player with ball & tries to score. Play multiple games allowing players to attempt to beat their prior score.

Variations:

Define different moves

Coaching Points:

See which players recognize they can dribble through the same gate multiple times (problem solving). Player needs to keep ball or regain possession to be successful in the game.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 to multiple goals

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1v1 to multiple goals (10 mins)

Organization:

1v1 multiple goals - Two groups playing at a a time

Activity:

Defender plays ball across to attacker. Attacker attempts to dribble through one of the three goals.

Variations:

A team can score by dribbling through a goal, passing ball through a gate to other teammate.

Add 2v2

Coaching Points:

Can we try to score where there is not a defender (play away from pressure)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v6 Match

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6v6 Match (20 mins)

Organization:

4v4, mini goals

Activity:

Game

Variations:

NA

Coaching Points:

Same as prior


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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