Football/Soccer Session (U8): Syosset U7 + U8 5/3, 5/4

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Alex Dawson
Name: Alex Dawson
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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

Organization:

1. 20x20 yard area set up as shown

2. Two teams of 6, runner and shadow

Instructions:

1. The "Runner" is trying to beat their "Shadow" across one of the end lines.

2. The "Runner" must  attempt one turn before crossing the end line, but no more than three.

3. The "Runner" must run past the first cone before they can attempt their turn.

4. If the "Runner" beats their "Shadow" across either end line the "Runner" gets a point, if the "Shadow" beats and/or ties the "Runner" across the end line, they receive a point.

5. Players switch roles after each turn, try to match up with someone new every other turn.

6. Play for an allotted amount of time or until a player reaches a designated amount of points set by the coach.

Coaching Points:

1. Attack space at speed

2. Recognition of defender's position

3. Read movement of the defender (In front, next to or behind)

4. On toes to pivot

5. Accelerate into space 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1
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Main Theme 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 area set up as shown

2. Split team into four equal groups

3. One ball per group

Instructions:

1. Player 1 dribbles to middle line or cone, turns, makes eye contact with Player 2 and pass them the ball then runs to the end of line.

2. Player 2 dribbles to middle line or cone, turns, makes eye contact with Player 3 and pass them the ball then runs to the end of line.

3. Rotation continues for allotted amount of time or until the desired number of turns set by coach has been reached.

4. Players will work both their right and left foot.

Coaching Points:

Stop, Drag Back, inside/outside cut turns

Stop

1. Stop the ball with the sole of the foot

2. Step forward with the same foot, planting it in front of the ball

3. Take the ball away with the outside of the opposite foot

Drag Back

1. Drag the ball back with the sole of the foot

2. Turn to the side of which foot is being used

3. Take the ball away using the opposite foot

Progressions:

1. P - Add a player to run along side of them to act as a mock defender forcing the player to make the right turn based on where the defender is located. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 15x5 grid

2. 3 teams of 4

3. 1 ball per player

Instructions:

1. Players will dribble one at a time to the first cone, perform the desired turn, dribble back to the start and go to the end of their team line.

2. The next person will begin once the previous player has passed them.

3. The squence will continue until each player has completed two rotations.

4. First team to finish will receive a point

Coaching Points:

1. Head up when dribbling

2. Small close touches

3. Accelerate out of turn

4. Use correct surface of foot for turn

5. Keep knees bent while performing turn

6. Alternate foot used to perform turn

Progressions:

1. Player performs each turn twice to the first cone

2. Player performs each turn twice at 1st cone, start, and 2nd cone

3. Player performs each turn twice at 1st cone, start, 2nd cone, start, 3rd cone


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