Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U6-U8: Outdoor Session - C1W2a - SHOOTING

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Frank Suppa
Name: Frank Suppa
City: Woodbridge
Country: Canada
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objective of session to to allow for players to be creative through various sessions incorporating the technical and physical attributes needed when striking the ball in various situations on the pitch. The drills are designed to be fun, competitive and demanding from a speed of play perspective.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Goal Game (Wide Play)

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4 Goal Game (Wide Play) (15 mins)

Organization:

- 20 x 20 yard grid, larger if space permits.

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 4 players, no GKs

- unlimited touches to all players to start.

- players look to score on either goal by shooting or dribbling (depends if cones are used for nets)

 

Progressions:

- must score or dribble with non-dominant foot

 

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast

- decision making on which net to attack (play away from pressure)

- creativity / attacking mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Challenge (Score on any Goal)

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1v1 Challenge (Score on any Goal) (15 mins)

Organization:

- 15 x 15 or larger depending on size of kids

- Coaches plays ball into middle, first player on each team enters the grid and player with ball looks to score on either net by taking on their defender and scoring in the net by entering the "Scoring Zone"

Progression:

- Have players sit down or face the other way.

- Must score in 7 seconds or less

- Add a second game during play

Coaching Points:

- Quick change of direction

- Pace

- Different cuts to beat defender / opponent

- Face defender / opponent to take him on

- Creativity / Attacking Mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Obstacle Course - Olympic Relay

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Obstacle Course - Olympic Relay (15 mins)

Organization:

- players split into 4 groups 3 (or 3 groups of 4)

 

Procedure:

- players race through 4 stages of the obstacle course performing a variety of fundamental skills (i.e.: forward/backwards running, skipping, hopping, bear-crawls, frog jumps, lateral shuffles etc.)

 

Coaching Points:

- team competition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (15 mins)

Organization:

- Make a 30 x 25 yard grid, smaller if less players

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 5 + GK required

- make the teams rotate GKs every 4 mins.

 

Progressions:

- One touch finish are worth 2 goals

- finishing with non-dominant foot worth 2 goals

 

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast (where possible)

- decision making

- attacking mentality

- team defending (everyone is behind the ball when it's lost)

- game management when in possession (don't simply kick it away)

- urgency to score when behind


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