Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): QS Ulster (Littlestrikers) - Week 2

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Stephen Fells
Name: Stephen Fells
City: Wappingers Falls
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Quickstrike FC is a premier soccer program that competes at the Regional and National levels.

Our primary focus is the development of player values; including commitment to excellence, sportsmanship, as well as technical, tactical and team skills required to fulfill potential and progress to the highest level of play. The program provides high standard of excellence as it relates to a professional coaching and training.


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

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Activity 1 (5 mins)

Organization:

Every player with soccer ball. Area based on number of players.

Instructions:

Players juggle ball.

Initially they start with ball in hands, drop to foot and catch it.

Player then drops ball onto ground, kicks it up and catches it.

Finally player trys to kick the ball more than once before catching it/it hitting ground.

Coaching Points:

Find space

Use flat part of foot - laces

Don't kick too hard - try to keep under head height

Keep eye on ball

Progressions/Regressions:

R - Allow ball to bounce once between kicks

R - Allow player to start with ball in hands

P - Player starts with ball on ground

P - Player keeps count and trys to beat their record

P - Right foot only

P - Left foot only

P - Left foot, right foot alternate

P - Thighs only

P - Left foot, right foot, thighs

P - Add competition - who can juggle the longest

P - Get into groups of 2,3,4,5 players and juggle as a team.


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

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Activity 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

Split group into pairs, one ball per player, area based on number of available players.

Instructions:

Players split into 'Runners' and 'Taggers'. Taggers have to chase partner/runner and tag them. When they do they swap roles. If player not tagged in 90 seconds swap anyway.

Coaching Points:

All players - keep ball close to foot

All players - use big toe, little toe, laces

All players but esp taggers - lift head when chasing runner

Runners - use space

Runners - change of speed/direction to escape tagger

Progressions/Regressions:

P - Introduce groups. Each player starts with the same partner but when a player is tagged they have to freeze and stand with their legs open. Taggers try unfreeze as many other taggers as they can once their partner is frozen.

P/R - Increase/decrease size of playing area.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (40 mins)

Organization:

Soccer field as shown.

3 v 3 or adapt based on number of available players.

4 x 6 minutes with 5 minute breaks.

'Reffed' by QS assistant.

Instructions:

Play soccer! Have fun!


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