Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Dribbling and Control (Start Time: 2015-10-29 17:45:00)

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Darryl Springer, Adult Member

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Darryl Springer
Name: Darryl Springer
City: Lorton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

To improve players ability to have confidence and control when dribbling at defenders particularly in 1v1 situations


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rythmatic warm up

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Rythmatic warm up (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players get into a circle as shown

- Coach Stands in middle of circle

- each player with a soccer ball

- Each player stands by a cone

Instructions:

- Coach demonstrates a ball mastery skill and players tries to replicate the skill move or task

-Some skill moves/activities used are;

.claps, counts, toe taps, boxes/tic tocs,

Coaching Points:

- Players need to be agile and always on the balls of their feet

- players must clap/count and incorporate all activities that are introduced throughout the progressions

- players should try to maintain there balance for as long as possible while doing activities

Progressions:

- Players should execute skills with head up looking ahead of themselves and not at the ball

- Introduce skill moves; inside & Outside cuts,V-Moves, L-Turn, roll, etc.


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

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Dribbling Main 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players go to one side of the court

- Each Player with a ball

- Coach stands at opposite side from players looking to identify players' technique

Instructions:

- Players must dribble messi touches (3 touches forward and 1 touch to stop ball)

- Everytime player stop the ball they must look up to assest what's infront of them then switch dribbling foot and repeat the drill

- Activity is then repeated to differentiate Cristiano touch (bigger touches out the feet) from Messi Touches (smaller quick touches)

Coaching Points:

- Players should aim to use their laces/pinky toes to dribble

- every step player MUST take a touch on the ball to reinforce close dribbling

Progressions:

- Introduce dribbling with the inside/outside of the feet

- incorporating boxes/peguins in the dribble

- incorporating inside/outside cuts

- Rolls (with sole of the feet)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): change of direction

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change of direction (15 mins)

Organization:

- Players line up on opposite sides of the court as shown

- Each Player with a soccer ball

Instructions:

- Players must dribble to cones execute (skill of the day) then change direction towards next target

- Player next in line must go ONLY after making eye-contact with his opposite number across the court

Coaching Points:

- Players must accelerate towards target (cone) then

- decelerate when they get close enough to target

- then execute (skill of the day), at the same moment taking ball towards next target

Progressions:

- increase the distance between cones for fitness

- reduce the distance to emphasize quick foot work


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main 1v1

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Main 1v1 (15 mins)

Organization:

Split field into halves or quaters. 20X20 yards

8 - 12 players on each field

2 players go at the same time for 1V1 & games

Instructions:

Defending team passes the ball to the attacking team. attackers and two defenders go out for a 1v1 game for 30 seconds or a goal

If defenders wins the ball they are allowed to score

Coaching Points:

- AGGRESSIVE MENTALITY Defending & Attacking

- Attackers should try to use the least about of touches possible to get a shot on goal

- players should use inside and outside cuts to beat defender going forward

- attacker should use proper technique to receive ball before starting dribble

Progressions:

- Players can only dribble forward

- defenders cannot go backwards after getting beat.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition Game

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Condition Game (25 mins)

Organization:

- 15 players split into 2 teams

- playing 8v8/4V4 set up as shown

- Teams play against West/East Team

- half of field playing area

Coach becomes referee

Instructions:

-Attacking Teams ONLY task is to take players on 1v1

- Player must SHOOT whenever and as often as they can

Coaching Points:

- Players should communicate I'm open to teammates when they are in good positions

- Players should dribble when they see no option to pass with the intention of taking a shot

Progressions:

- Limited no. of touches - to encourage off the ball movement


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