Football/Soccer Session (U8): Monday / Tuesday - Under 7&8 Session

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 26 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Lose the defender

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1v1 Lose the defender (30 mins)

Under 7's - Nick & Leigh

Organisation - Split 7's into 2 smaller groups of 6-8 boys.

1v1 Lose the defender - The defender passes to the attacker and runs to defend.

The attacker receives the ball and attempts to score in one of the goals. For the next attack, the players rotate positions

• “Try to slow the defender down and then accelerate”

• “Take the defender away from where you want to go & attack the space” (For example a right footed player would take a defender to the left, before accelerating quickly into the space created on the right)


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

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1v1 Essential game 1 (30 mins)

Under 7's - Nick & Leigh

Organisation - 2 smaller groups giving the boys lots of goes.

2 teams attack the same 2 goals 1 by 1. When the ball is dead the attacker becomes the defender. Attackers can't score until they cross the line.

P - Allow the attackers to attack either goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving Skills

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Receiving Skills (15 mins)

Under 8's - Foxy

Organisation - Split boys into 8/9 depending on number of players.

Technique Practice

1.2 teams of 4. 1 ball per team.

2. Play into two end boxes before returning through the middle area.

3. Continue to work end to end


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving Skills 2

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Receiving Skills 2 (15 mins)

Under 8's - Foxy

Organisation - Skill Practice

4 vs. 2 + 2 blue targets ( Rotate sides after 5 minutes )

Reds seek to play into one of end boxes before returning through the middle area

If blues gain possession score by playing to either end player who makes a move into scoring box to receive


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Poles vs Goals. 1v1 - Station 1

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Poles vs Goals. 1v1 - Station 1 (15 mins)

Organisation - Poles vs Goals. 1v1. Player plays into attacker who tries to beat the defender and dribble through1 of the set of poles. If defender wins it they can try score in one of the goals. Once you have attacked you join defending line.

Boys work for 12 minutes on each station.

P = Couple play at same time.

Attacking

- Positive 1st touch towards space

- Be positive as much as possible

- Changes of direction

- Skills to beat opponent

- Change of pace

- Cut accross running lane of defender when beat him

Defending

- Get between goal and ball as quick as possible

- Body shape - direct them away from goal

- Slow the attacker down

- Can you pinch it ?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - Station 2

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SSG - Station 2 (15 mins)

Organisation - SSG - 4v4/5v5 depending on numbers. Boys work for 12 minutes on each station.

- 1v1 Focus, being brave on the ball

Can you beat a player & set a goal up for a team mate ?

Can you win the ball back and score a goal ?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2's - Station 3

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2v2's - Station 3 (15 mins)

Organisation - 4 x 2v2's - Boys work for 12 minutes

- Try to win the mini tournament

- Be brave on the ball

- Win your 1v1 battle


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