Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Nantucket Soccer Club U6

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Philip Taylor
Name: Philip Taylor
City: Nantucket
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shark Attack

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shark Attack
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Shark Attack (10 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area with 4 designated corner areas. Add an additional area in the middle for the shark.

Instructions

The coach starts as the shark and stands in the middle square (the sharks cave), all of the players dribble around the area in any direction that they like. When the coach shouts "shark attack" the players have to run to the corners (islands) to be safe from the shark. The coach has to chase the players. If they get tagged the become a shark and help the coach to catch the remaining players.

Coaching Points

Get your head up and look for space.

Small touches to keep the ball under control.

Use different parts of the foot to move the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cars

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cars
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Cars (15 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area with 4 designated corners. All of the players need a ball.

Instructions

Before starting ask the players to give you 4 states to name the corners. Then start with the instructions of green light (go), red light (stop) and pump the gas (toe taps). All the players dribble around the area and when the states are shouted the have to run fast to that corner. when the other instructions are shouted they have to do the desired outcome.

Progression 1- add in highway (dribble as fast as possible whilst keeping the ball under control), police car (go slowly), wind shield wipers (foundation touches).

Progression 2- add in U turn (pull back turn) and crash (flop on the ground)

Coaching Points

Small touches to keep the ball close and under control.

Get your head up to look for space.

Use different parts of the foot to move the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Robin Hood

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Robin Hood (10 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area with 4 designated corners. Set up a box in the middle of the area and put a large amount cones/pinnies into the box. Divide the players into 4 teams, 1 team per corner. Each players needs to have a ball.

Instructions

On the coaches command 1 player from each team runs to the box in the middle (the treasure chest). They stop the ball then take 1 piece of treasure and then dribble back to their corner. When they get back the next player from their team goes. The players keep going uptil all the treasure is gone.

Progression 1- After the players run in they have to do X number of toe taps before taking a piece of treasure.

Progression 2- After the players run in they have to do X number of foundation touches before taking a peice of treasure.

Coaching Points

Small touches to keep the ball close and under control.

Get your head up to see where you are going.

Use different parts of the foot to dribble and turn the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (10 mins)

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