Football/Soccer Session (U9): Control

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Darren Clements, Adult Member

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Darren Clements
Name: Darren Clements
City: Deeside
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

To improve ball control for Under 9s


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Blocked

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Blocked (10 mins)

Control -

40x30, sets of gates set out with a 1/2 yd gap, players working in pairs

Players pass to their partner

Progressions -

Players have to control with their weaker foot.

Make passes longer by taking a certain number of steps back

Players to throw the ball to their partner who will control it with their chest, thigh or foot (but off the ground)

Key points -

Receiving player to be ready (on their toes), get in line with the ball, relax on impact.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (25 mins)

Control under pressure -

Groups of 6, 10x10 box (2 players inside)

Reds start, they feed the ball to player in the middle who must control and maintain possession under pressure from opponent. If they return ball to passer its one point, if they can turn and pass to other team-mate its 2.

The opposing team now has a turn, playing in the opposite direction.

Alternate middle players often.

Progressions -

Ball can be thrown in for control using, chest or thigh whilst under pressure

Key Points -

As per technical but added awareness of defender. Arms out for balance and shield the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (25 mins)

Game -

40x30, 5yd end zones.

5v5 but 1 player from each team in each end zone.

To score a goal the ball must be played to your teams player in the end zone who must control the ball correctly. When a goal is scored the team must attack the opposite end zone. A lofted pass into the zone which is controlled will score 2 points.

Alternate players in the end zones.

Conditions (if required) -

A player in the middle from each team can enter the end zone to put pressure on the ball.

Players in the end zone can step out and pressure nearest opposing player.

Key points -

Communication, awareness of space, being ready to receive the ball.


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