Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U6-U8: Outdoor Session - C1W4 - RUNNING WITH THE BALL

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Frank Suppa
Name: Frank Suppa
City: Woodbridge
Country: Canada
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objective of session to to allow for players to work on running with the ball when received it in various scenarios by incorporating the technical and physical attributes. The drills are designed to be fun, competitive and demanding from a speed of play perspective.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 (4 Goal Gates Game)

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3v3 (4 Goal Gates Game) (15 mins)

Organization:

- 15 x 25 yard grid, larger if space permits.

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 4 players each - NO GK

- unlimited touches to all players to start.

- players look to score by dribbling though one of the gates.

- each game is 4mins - each team plays each other once. Winner with most games won

Progressions:

- Can team score in assigned time (ie: 10 Seconds)

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast

- shape = TRIANGLES at all times

- decision making - keep head up

- creativity / attacking mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Score on Any Net

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1v1 Score on Any Net (15 mins)

Organization:

- 15 x 10 or larger depending on size of kids

- Player or Coach plays ball into attacker, first player on each team enters the grid and player with ball looks to score on either net be dribbling past the yellow cones in the scoring zone

Progression:

- Must score in 7 seconds or less

- Add a second game during play

- must use non-dominat foot

Coaching Points:

- Change of direct and Pace

- Different cuts to beat defender / opponent

- Face defender / opponent to take him on

- Creativity / Attacking Mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Running with Pressure - 2 Goal Game

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Running with Pressure - 2 Goal Game (15 mins)

Organization:

- Make a 20 x 15 yard grid, smaller if less players

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 4 (rotate sub if group is bigger than 8)

- Red plauer looks to run with the ball into shotting area before they can release the ball.

- Once player strikes on net they now become defender and try to track down Blue player released from opposite team.

- Play continues for a few minutes or depending on # of players.

Progressions:

- Change positions on each side so players must use opposite foot with running with the ball.

Coaching Points:

- Long touch out of feet and accelerate

- decision making (when to striker, angle and which foot to use)

- Speed, Speed, Speed !!!!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fill The Bucket / Empty The Bucket

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Fill The Bucket / Empty The Bucket (15 mins)

Organization:

- Divide you team into teams of three players each. Each team will need 6 balls,

- 3 balls are placed at each end of their playing area as shown in the diagram.

- The goal of the game is to get all 6 balls into the bucket area.

- The players will dribble the ball into the bucket and use the bottom of their foot to stop the ball and then run to the other side or back.

- Once they tag the player on the other side then that player will dribble the ball into the bucket, use the sole of their foot to stop the ball, and continue to the other side to tag the next player.

- The first team to get all six balls into the bucket wins the race.

After the race then you can leave the balls in the bucket and proceed to the Empty the Bucket race.

Coaching Points:

- Long touch out of feet and accelerate

- Speed, Speed, Speed !!!!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (15 mins)

Organization:

- Make a 30 x 25 yard grid, smaller if less players

- divide the group into 2 equal teams of 5 + GK required

- make the teams rotate GKs every 4 mins.

Progressions:

- One touch finish are worth 2 goals

- finishing with non-dominant foot worth 2 goals

Coaching Points:

- speed of play = fast (where possible)

- decision making

- attacking mentality

- team defending (everyone is behind the ball when it's lost)

- game management when in possession (don't simply kick it away)

- urgency to score when behind


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