Football/Soccer Session (U8): U8 - Decision Making Session

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Decision Making - Movement off the ball

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Decision Making - Movement off the ball (20 mins)

Two 10x10 boxes

Middle player passes the ball to any of his outside players and swaps places with a different player.

Progression to make outside players making two runs before the centre player is switched (see blue team).

COACHING POINTS

Decision making off the ball

Quality of pass

Avoid following your pass (unrealistic)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Decision making - 4 boxes

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Decision making - 4 boxes (20 mins)

Four 12x12 boxes

3 boxes filled with 3v1 or 4v1. Centre player holds a bib. If he wins the ball swap with the player who gave it away.

Progression - asking players to move to the empty box every time they reach 4 passes.

COACHING POINTS

Intelligent movement off the ball Decision – pass or protect / collective decision making


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Breakout - SSG

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4v4 Breakout - SSG (20 mins)

4v4 breakout game.

Place a 6 yard scoring zone at each end.

Both teams must have one player in their defending zone who protects the goals. Teams can only score by breaking into the 6 yard scoring zone.

Players can rotate with the protecting player at any time during the game.

COACHING POINTS

Purely observation


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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