Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): u7/8 boys Striking and Accuracy S2 (Start Time: 2015-05-14 17:30:00)

Profile Summary

Matt Moore
Name: Matt Moore
City: Hebron
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session Objectives:

-All players to be striking the ball with correct foot surfaces by the end of the session

-Players to understand why to shoot low and in the corners

-Players to understand when to shoot and when to pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): On guard

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): On guard
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On guard (15 mins)

Set-up:

-Players (X's) have to escape through any unguarded gate

-Once escaped, players return to the area and look for a different unguarded gate

-How many times can a player escape?

-Players run forward through the gate, laterally across and backwards through the other side at first to incroperate difference movements

Coaching points:

-Have the players escape in lots of different way

-Adjust the distances for the gates to accomodate individual needs

-Watch the guards do not come into the practice

Progressions:

-Guards and players hops on one leg

-Have a tagger in the middle- players can still escape but try to avoid being tagged

-Players in the middle dribble their own ball trying to escape and evade the tagger


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Striking the Ball

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Striking the Ball (15 mins)

Set-up:

-Players in pairs opposite each other with two cones as goals in the middle

-One player strikes the ball and aims to get it through the goal

-The opposite player then does the same

-If player uses their toe then they have to perform 20 sole taps before they can resume the activity

Coaching points:

-Can players use their 'laces' to strike the ball- strictly no toe

-Location of standing foot and slight bend of the knee for stability

-Body over the ball to keep it low

Progressions:

-Move further away from the goals

-Add competition element in

-Work in 3's and have a goal keeper in the middle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Waves

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Waves (15 mins)

Set-up:

-3 different teams; 1 team start and two teams stay behind the goal

-Objective is to move the ball to the other side of the field as a team and then try and score past the keeper

-The team behind the goal then does the same to the other end etc.

-Each team keeps going until the balls run out

Coaching points:

-Running with ball to allow for speed

-Movements of the players off the ball

-When to shoot and when to pass

-Rebounds

Progressions:

-Offside line

-Add a time pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided game

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Small sided game (15 mins)

Set-up:

-3v3 games on two different pitches

-Play short, high-intense games

Coaching points:

-Encourage and praise skills used in previous games in the session

-If a player can take a defender on and score they get 2 goals

-Reinforce shielding techniques

Progressions:

-N/A


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