Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Warm-Up Example 1 (Beginner)

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Gabriel Bolton, Adult Member

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Gabriel Bolton
Name: Gabriel Bolton
City: California
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

This is a sample warm-up that is simple to execute. It is designed for U8-U10 teams.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up:  Ball Mastery

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up:  Ball Mastery
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Warm-Up: Ball Mastery (10 mins)

Objective: to activate the players mentally and phsyically.

Organization: each player with a ball inside a grid.

Instructions: players dribble in the grid and execute different moves communicated by the coach. For example: (1) boxing, (2) alternate inside and outside of the foot, (3) pull-backs on each clap from the coach etc...

Variations: (1) send in defenders to try and take the ball away. If your ball is taken away you have to go get the ball away from someone else.

Key Coaching Points:

1. Good dribbling technique

2. Awareness of what's around.

3. Eyes up.

4. Close control.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up:  Get Out Of There

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Warm-Up: Get Out Of There (10 mins)

Objective: activate the players in a competitive environment for the game.

Organization: set-up a 20x20 field with 4 goals. The goals can just be made from cones.

Instructions: coach plays the ball into the grid then calls out a number. Typically 1, 2 or 3. That many players then enter the field and play until a goal is scored or the ball goes out of bounds. The coach can then enter another ball to the same players OR tell them to "get out of there." They must sprint to the back of the line.

Variations: (1) the coach can add players to the game. For example the coach plays the ball into the field and says "2." The game is 2v2. The coach can then say "add one." Now the game is 3v3.

Key Coaching Points:

1. Playing at full speed and competing.

2. Find the open goal.

3. If the game is 3v3 create a triangle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up

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Warm-Up (10 mins)

Objective: to activate our players mentally and physically for the match.

Organization: set-up for 2v2 to one goal with a goalkeeper.

Instructions: Defending play passes the ball out to one of the attackers to start the 2v2 game. The defenders try to win the ball. The attackers try to score.

Variations:

Key Coaching Points:

1. Role of 1st attacker.

2. Role of 2nd attacker.

3. Role of 1st defender.

4. Role of 2nd defender.


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Movement
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Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button