Football/Soccer Session (U8): Running with the Ball

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Ramsey Freeman, Adult Member

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Ramsey Freeman
Name: Ramsey Freeman
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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U8 +


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling

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Juggling

Organization:

As shown, all players with a ball

Instructions:

Juggling to reach 100 total touches

Right foot, left foot challenge

Low touch, high touch challenge

Coaching Points: Lighter touches, creating back spin


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Organization:

40x30 yard area

Instructions:

Each player with a ball

Players dribble their ball from one side of the field to the other.

White A to B

Blue C to D

Introduce Messi touches and Ronaldo Touches

Coaching Points:

Toe is down

Use the outside or instep of the foot

Head Up

Look for spaces between players

Try to touch the ball with every step ( Use when defenderds near by) - Messi

Take bigger touches into space( use when seeing open space and getting across faster) - Ronaldo

Progression:

- Both lines at same time

- Dribble back and forth X' amount of times


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity 1 and 2

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Main Activity 1 and 2

Organization:

** Diamond in the middle, cones are NOT in front of them.

20x20

Four even lines,

Every Player with ball

Instructions:

* Players Dribble at speed through their Channels and switch lines

* Once White players dribble though their Channel, that triggers Blue Lines to start.

* Players race through and must get all players on their team to the otherside

Coaching Points:

- VISUAL CUES: As soon as one team is done, the next goes. Lets get them into good habits with out the coach using command to give them signal to "go"

- Messi Touches in dimond to keep ball close

- Ronaldo Touch after getting trhough Dimond and into space

Progressions for Activity 2:

* All 4 lines going at the same time

* Players must perform a skill move before getting across (scissors, roll, etc.)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game

Organization:

30x20 yard area

Goals & gates by end Zone ( Red)

Instructions:

3v3

- Can score only By Dribbling through Gates

Blue Goal = 1 point

Red Gates = 2 points

No forward Passes

ALL RESTARTS ARE GOAL KICKS - BUILD FROM THE BACK

USE HALF LINE AS LINE OF CONFRONTATION DURING GOAL KICK

- DEFENDING TEAM TO HAVE 2-1 formation only during goal kick for opponent. This will help players receive with less pressure.

- Dribbling topic, but use pass to restart.

Coaching Points:

- COACH PRINCIPLES OF THE GAME (GUIDED DISCOVERY)

- Triangle shape

- Recognition of space

- Ronaldo or Messi Touches ?

- Ronaldo to take space faster

- Messi to keep ball near

Regression - 3v2 ( regular game, allows team with numbers up to have more space to dribble)

Progression - 3v3's free play last 5 mins - Goals only (Goals Kicks are still in effect)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

Organization:

As shown - 4 pugg goals, 2 fields, 4 teams of 3

Instructions:

3v3 with no conditions

Coaching Points:

Look to find space to go forward, challenging defenders in 1v1 situations with moves


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 4

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