Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): TOPSoccer Week 4

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Continental  FC
Name: Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up - dribbling through Gates

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Warm-up - dribbling through Gates (10 mins)

Set-Up

25 X 25 yard grid with multiple different colored gates as shown

Organization

Each player has a ball at their feet. They must dribble around the grid going in and out of gates. Initially they can go through and set of gates - Time them for 45 seconds and count total of gates dribbled through.

Progressions

- Introduce turns - drag back at a gate

- Introduce color sequence - red, blue, yellow order

- Players work in pairs to pass through gates to each other - how many can they get through in one minute.

Coaching Points

Speed of dribble, head up, quality pass, quick turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cone Ball

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Cone Ball (10 mins)

Set-up

Place 7-8 balls on top of soccer cones in the middle of the grid as shown.

Organization

Split group into two teams. Half of the team must dribble around the grid and pass thei ball to knock the balls off the cones. The other team must quickly put the balls back on the cones. Can the black team knock all of the balls off the cones before the white team place them back on.

Progressions

Swicth roles - punishments for losing teams/coaches - star jumps etc

Coaching Points

Quality of pass, speed of dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Freeze Tag

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Freeze Tag (10 mins)

Organization

Same 25X25 yard grid as previous drill

Set-up.

Assign two to three taggers in yellow. All other players dribble around the grid. If they are tagged by the players in yellow they must grab their ball and hold it above their head and open their legs wide. They are frozen in place until a team mate passes their ball through their legs.

Progressions

Swicth the taggers

Coaching Points

Speed of dribble, change of direction, quality of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Relay Races

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Relay Races (10 mins)

Set Up

4 lines of cones as shown with 4 goals at end line.

Organization

Multiple relay races

1 - Start without the ball and have players run in and out of cones

2 - Inroduce the ball and have players run/dribble through and shoot on goal at the end. Keep track of how many goals each team scores


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Games

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Games (10 mins)

Set-Up

Multiple small sided fields as shown

Organization

Split team into teams of 4-5 players. Play games and encoryage goal celebrations and lots of fun.

Progressions

Swicth up opponents

Coaching Points

Have fun!!


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