Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): U9 TRAINING FUN WARM UP

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Eddie Wallace

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Eddie  Wallace
Name: Eddie Wallace
City: Nenagh
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


WArm up drill to hone skills, promote awareness and scanning ability.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): U9 Warm up

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U9 Warm up (10 mins)


All players into tjhe penalty area with their own football.

Coaches to the side of the penalty box.

1. On the Run.  FRee dribbling with ball close to body.  Turn on command.  Awareness not to bump into each other.

2. On the Loo.  PLayers sit on the ball on command.

  Resume No. 1

3. On the knee   All players put one knee on the ball.  Resume No. 1

4. On the floor.   All players lie flat cushioning the ball with their forehead.  Resume No. 1 on   completion.   Players exchange wall passes with a coach and receive back with open body   position.

5. To the side.  All players dibble to the nearest sideline on command and wait.  Resume No.   1 on completion

6. Do a trick.   Players free to demonstrate a trick they have mastered with the ball.  

7. Up to heaven.   Players throw ball in the air and instantly control the dropping ball.

Repeat as required

Coaching Points:

Warm up drill to permit players to express a full range of skills. Promotes awareness and scanning off the ball.

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