Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Jr ADP GU8 Fall/Winter GYM Session 9 (Start Time: 2015-12-22 18:00:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Steven Killeen, Adult Member

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Steven Killeen
Name: Steven Killeen
City: Mississauga
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

GU8 ABCs/Ball Mastery/Dribbling 1v1


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ABCs

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ABCs (10 mins)

Organization:

-15-16 players

-see diagram for set-up and equipment

-area approx. 30x20 (adapt for age/ability/numbers)

Players will perform a variety of movements through, in and around, the gates

Progressions/Variations:

-add timed challenges

-add taggers

Coaching Points:

-good speed, agility, balance, coordination with all movements

-quick changes of direction

-head up to scan for space, players, gates


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery (15 mins)

Organization:

-15-16 players

-see diagram for set-up and equipment

-area approx. 30x20 (adapt for age/ability/numbers)

Players will work on ball mastery techniques - inside/outside cuts, toe taps, "ball boxing" (inside touches side-to-side), sole rolls, pull-pushs.

Progressions/Variations:

-add timed challenges

Coaching Points:

-close control in tight spaces

-get head up to scan for space, pathways, gates, players

-use of both feet and all surfaces of feet

-lots of touches of the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Moves

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Moves (15 mins)

Organization:

-15-16 players

-see diagram for set-up and equipment

-area approx. 30x20 (adapt for age/ability/numbers)

Players will dribble in and out of different gates with a variety of different moves.

Progressions/Variations:

-add time limits/number of gates to dribble through gates to add competition (30-45 secs)

-add "gate goalkeepers" that can block the gates (5 sec max.)

-add roaming "defenders" that can tag (or tackle?) the dribblers, forcing them to do 10 toe taps

Coaching Points:

-toe pointed down for positive touches forward with laces

-use all parts of the foot for changing directions

-close dribbling in tight areas

-accelerate/run with the ball into open spaces

-get head up to scan for space, pathways, gates, players

-use of both feet


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

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1v1 (20 mins)

Organization:

-10-12 players

-see diagram for set-up and equipment

-area approx. 15x20 (adapt for age/ability/numbers) x2

A coach plays the ball into either team to trigger a 1v1 situation. Players aim to dribble through the colour gate that the coach is holding up.

Progressions/Variations:

-change colour mid game

-have to dribble through 2 gates

Coaching Points:

-good first touch control

-awareness of space, defender, gates

-use moves/dribbling/changes of direction to dominate the 1v1


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