Football/Soccer Session (U9): 2 Monroe Soccer PTA U8/10 Mar '14 (Start Time: 2014-03-31 18:05:00)

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Nick Adams
Name: Nick Adams
City: New Bedford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Box game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Box game
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Dribbling Box game (15 mins)

Organization:

20x20 yard area with an 8x8 yard area in the middle as shown

Players set up as shown

1 ball per player (A dditional around the

outside)

Instructions:

Players dribble around the large area and are not allowed into the small area

When the coach shouts out “s all” all players have to dribble into the small area

When coach shouts out “big” all players move into the large area

Play for a set time period

Coaching Points:

Controlled approach

Keep your head up to observe the situation

Change of speed and direction

Progressions:

Divide players into two teams so that when one team is in the big area, the other is in the small area

Reduce the size of the areas to increase traffic

Increase area to 30 x 30 for large area, and 12 x 12 for sm all area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): When to Dribble

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When to Dribble (20 mins)

Organization:

10x20 yard area set up as shown (Make smaller depending on age/ability)

3 players (2 Attackers, 1 Defender)

3 balls

Instructions:

Attackers dribble/run with the ball to switch positions past 1 defender

Defender has to try to win both balls

Players should observe movement of defender. If they approach partner, run with the ball, if they approach them, try to beat the defender

Play 5 repetitions and then rotate players

Coaching Points:

Positive first touch, pushing ball away from self

Observing position of other player/defender

Use fakes and feints to deceive defender

Accelerate after passing the defender

Improvisation/Creativity

Progressions:

Add a second defender, both players should have to dribble

Go 2v2 if appropriate.

Defender is passive, acts as an obstacle, rather than opponent


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribble to penetrate

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Dribble to penetrate (20 mins)

Organization:

30 x 30 yard area set up as shown

Players get into three teams, 2 play while one rests, (Winner stays on format).

Supply of balls by coach at half-way line

Instructions:

Coach starts game by serving to player who has positioned them self best to make a penetrating dribble.

Teams score by dribbling through either of two wide gates

If ball goes out, coach restarts with a pass to the team who did not concede possession

If goal is scored, conceding team comes gets ball. Play to four goals then rotate teams.

Coaching Points:

Controlled approach

Engage Defender at speed by attacking front foot

Timing of Move – just outside tackling radius

Change of speed and direction

Cut into the space behind defender

Head up, accelerate

Progressions:

Increase to a 50x30 area

Restart with kick-ins, and make first touch free for attacking team

First team to 4 points wins, losing team is replaced by resting team

Wide gates are removed, and only the central gates score points

Finish with 4v4 game format, emphasise principles from session.


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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