Football/Soccer Session (U9): Girls 9e

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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

Organization:

Players work in groups of 4's in 20x25 yard grids

2x 2 yard gates on each end line 10 yards apart

2 x Big (Tall) cones in center of opposite gates

1 Ball per player

Instructions:

Players must start in blue gates and finish through red gates after completing move past big/tall cone.

Players then rotate around to next blue start gate in their grid and repeat using other foot to dribble and execute move.

Coaching Points:

Shorter and sharper touches on approach to cone.

Look at cone or even beyond it into space behind on approach.

Speed/timing of move execution

Increase speed once past cone

Cut in behind the cone once past it and go quickly through red gate.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed
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Semi-Opposed (25 mins)

Organization: Instead of players rotating, players now just play in one lane

Instructions: Play begins with a pass to the 'attacker' - who looks to perform one of the learnt moves on the advancing 'defender. The defender is putting pressure on the attacker but not looking to win the ball. They should allow the attacker to do the move and each player should continue through to the opposite gate. Repeat so you rotate between attacking and defending on every turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully Opposed

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Fully Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

Split field into halves or quaters. 20X20 yards

4 - 6 players on each field

Blue Shirt - defenders

White Shirt - attackers

players go at the same time for 1V1 games

Instructions:

Defender passes the ball to the attacking player. Defender is allowed to close attacker down after attacker takes his first touch 1v1 game is then on 30 seconds or a goal

If defenders wins the ball they are allowed to score

Coaching Points:

- AGGRESSIVE MENTALITY Defending & Attacking

- accuracy of starting pass

- attacker should use proper technique to receive ball before starting dribble

- use of moves to beat defender + a goal gives bonus points

Progressions:

- Players must make 2,3 touches before scoring

- Players can only make forward touches


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Dribble
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