Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U9G - Dribbling (Start Time: 2021-03-24 17:00:00)

Profile Summary

Steve Tsafkopoulos
Name: Steve Tsafkopoulos
City: Burlington
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Dribbling fundamentals

  • Ball close to feet
  • Touch step dribbling
  • Using appropriate part of foot
  • Staying on toes, bending needs 

Progression to combining skill movements and passing or finishing with dribbling to emulate game situations


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dribble and moves

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Warm up - Dribble and moves (10 mins)

Organization/Set up:

  • 5 cones
  • Players A1 and A2 willdribble towards the middle cone on opposite sides of the cone, perform a movethen run straight across to the opposite line. Alternate with B1 and B2

Progression: Crosspaths to other side 


Coaching Points/KeyFactors:

  • Controland move. 
  • Speed to cone, explode once move is made, mimicking creating distance from Defender.

Moves to perform:

1. Pull turn 1.5 min

2. Outside chop 1.5 min

3. Inside Chop 1.5 min Stopand go 1.5 min

Progression

1. V turn 1.5 min

2. Fake and take 1.5 min

3.Scissors 1.5 min


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Queen of the Ring

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Queen of the Ring (20 mins)

ORGANIZATION/Setup: 

  • 4 in a 20 Yards Square
  • 2-3 Taggers and the remaining are players inside the box
  • Taggers are using their ball by dribbling to kick their ball at the players ball. If their ball touches the players ball, that player is eliminated.
  • If the player leaves the box, they are also eliminated.  Taggers can leave the box

Coaching Points/Key Factors:

  • Protecting the ball - using your body to blind side the ball from the defender
  • Quick feet and ball movement
  • Tight control on the ball
  • Playing with your head up to see where the taggers are. Can we move into open spaces that are furthest from the taggers
  • Progression:
  •  Start with one tagger, if a player is tagged, they become a tagger as well.  Continue until you are left with one tagger

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Wed - Dribble Zone Tag

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Wed - Dribble Zone Tag (20 mins)

Organization/Set up:

  • 15 cones – 5x3 cone sets
  • 20 x 20 yard area – 2 groups
  • Each player has a ball and dribbles around to different zones. (Triangles)
  •  Competition 1 - How many zones can they dribble to in a certain amount of time (30 secs)
  •  Competition 2 - 2 min rounds: 2 taggers with their ball, use their ball to tag the other players ball

Progressions:

  • Make it easier for taggers - taggers can have the ball in their hand and tag the other players ball by throwing
  • Make it harder for taggers - Taggers kick their ball to another players ball to tag
  • The triangle zones are safe zones, players cannot be tagged inside the safe zone
  • You are only allowed in the safe zone no longer than 3 seconds
  • Score system - how many zones you can dribble to. Your total score minus the amount of times you got tagged. (Eg: I scored 5gates and I got tagged once, total score = 4)

Coaching Points/Key Factors:

  • Protecting the ball - using your body to blind side the ball from the defender
  • Quick feet and ball movement
  • Tight control on the ball



Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sunday - Ball Collector

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Sunday - Ball Collector (20 mins)

Organization/Set up:

  • 20 x 20 yrd square
  • 3, 5 x 5 yrd boxes with red cones
  • Plenty of yellow cones scattered  throughout the playing area
  • Players start in in squares and dribble out of square
  • Players muse dribble through 3 cones and go to a different square from where they started and drop off ball.
  • Player than runs to a square with a free ball, collects ball and repeats process
  • Time 1 minute intervals, see how many squares a player can do in one minute
  • Progression: Add a Tagger. 
    • 1.  If tagger hits their ball they become the tagger until 1 player remains or 
    • 2. 1 minute timing. If Tagger tags player, Player has to dribble to a cone outside the play area then return.

Coaching Points/Key Factors:

  • Protecting the ball - using your body to blind side the ball from the defender
  • Quick feet and ball movement
  • Tight control on the ball
  • Change what a player has to do at the cones. Left food Dribble, Right Food Dribble, Sole Role, ect.


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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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Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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Repeat (toggle)
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Back/Forward: Drag timeline button