Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U8/U10 After School Week 7

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Michael Saperstein
Name: Michael Saperstein
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Island Dribbling

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Island Dribbling (15 mins)

One triangle-shaped cone island per player on a half a field

1. Players compete to dribble through as many islands as possible w/o knocking over cones or bumping balls

2. Players perform side and or forward "moves," of coach's choosing before exiting.

3. Coach and one player defend against the group. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Four Corner Wall Pass

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Four Corner Wall Pass (15 mins)

Wall Pass, AKA “One-Two” or “Give n Go” — Alternative to dribbling past a defender

Four corner set up. 

--Players (no more than two or three) queue at one corner, each w/a  soccer ball, in role of 1st attackers. (“one.”)•

--Coach stationed at adjacent corner in role of supporting teammate, 2nd, attacker (“two”).•

--Cone or other coach in center in role of imaginary defender. 

 Exercise

1. 1st attacker calls out loud and clear “wall pass,” and passes to coach.

2. Passer sprints around defender, not in front of her.

3. Coach passes the ball into the space in front of running player, not to where the runner is.

4. Passer receives ball, dribbles to the far cone, queues up there and waits for the rest of the queue.

5. Players repeat above, wall passing again from the other direction to return to original cone. 

Progression: Replace coach with a player able to make the wall pass. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2+4 in a Box

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2v2+4 in a Box (20 mins)

Setup

--Square grids 5-10 yds per side.

--8 players: 4 inside the grid, 4 on perimeter, one per side.

 Summary: 

--Begin w/one team in attack.

--Inside players: teams of 2 compete to complete consecutive passes.

--One point for each 5 consecutive passes

--Outside Players: support attack, creating a 6v2.

--Support players receive from and pass only to Inside attackers, not to one another.

--Support players may move only laterally.

--Switch possession when ball is stolen or goes out of play.

--Play four 5 minute rounds.

--Swap Inside for outside support players after each round.

 Variations

1. Support players are limited to two or three touches.

2. Return ball after each loss of possession to Attacking Team.

3. No passes back to passing player.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 (-2) to Four Goals

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4v4 (-2) to Four Goals (20 mins)

Two teams of four.

Each tries to score in either of its opponents' two goals.

Attackers play with all four player.

Defenders may field only two players and keep the other two in reserve

The two "reserves must either wait behind their endline until possession changes, or alternatively, play in goal.

Possession changes whenever the ball is stolen or goes out of play.

The team losing possession must immediately send off two players, back to their own endline.

Team newly in possession must play ball back to one of its "reserves" before proceeding.

Var: Attackers are limited to three or fewer touches to pass, receive and shoot.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4-7v7 Scrimmages

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4v4-7v7 Scrimmages (20 mins)


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