Football/Soccer Session (U9): Harrison Timbers/Breakers Dribbling

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Adrian Laikert, Adult Member

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Adrian Laikert
Name: Adrian Laikert
City: Yonkers
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Warm-up

Organization:

12x12 box outlined by 4 cones. 6 players per box.

Instructions:

Side one starts first. Players will dribble across box doing various dribbling moves, working on technique. Once side one reaches other side of box, side two will go, then side one will go back to starting spot, and so on.

Moves are as follows:

Foundations:

foundations

1-2-rake

1-2-3-outside

1-2-rake-half scissor

Rake:

rake across (right foot across, left foot back)

rake-step on it (rake, then stop ball with opposite foot)

rake-outside (same foot)

rake(right)-inside(left)-rake(right), this is called rake-inside, rake same foot

rake(right)-inside(left)-rake(left)-inside(right), rake-inside, two touches on each foot, alternating

Inside-outside:

inside-outside (right foot across, left foot back)

outside-outside-inside-switch

outside-inside-switch

outside-outside-scissor-switch (scissor is with same foot)

outside-outside-stepover-switch (stepover is with opposite foot)

outside-outside-ronaldo chop-switch

inside-outside-rake-switch

Coaching Points:

Head up, technique over speed.

EVERY STEP IS A TOUCH ON THE BALL

Tight close control, keep the ball right next to your feet at all times.

Progressions:

In between sets, have players juggling different patterns during the rest time.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): open space dribbling in tight space

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open space dribbling in tight space

Organization:

25x25 open box

Instructions:

Players will dribble inside box, one minute sets, tight space preferred, and listen for verbal cues. Coach will call one of three things:

CUT: any move to change direction using the inside or outside of foot

TURN: any move to change direction using the bottom of the foot

SKILL: a skill move predetermined by the coach for the player to use. Can be as simple as two scissors to as complex as combining multiple skill moves together

Coaching Points:

Keep head up

Tight control

Burst of pace after move

Break down whatever skill move it is you want them to do.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Skill Moves

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1v1 Skill Moves (25 mins)

Organization: Players stand 20 yards apart from each other, facing the middle. Each player has a ball.

Instructions: Players dribble towards each other. When they meet in the middle, they have to do a skill move to get past the player (e.g. rake right foot, scissor then outside, etc.)

Coaching Points: Head up, technique. Make sure you dribble in a straight line. Do skill move early.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game

Organization:

15x30 field. Goal on each end. 3 players on each team to play 3v3

Instructions:

Break them into teams of 3 and let them play.

Keep them in triangle shapes, no keepers.

Rules are as follows:

No corners

Everything is a goal kick or a kick in (no throw-ins)

PLAY 2-Touch to encourage ball movement and player movement

If movement is satisfactory, move to no restrictions

Coaching Points:

Minimual coaching. Only intervene when shape is bad or there is a chance to show them a specific detail you want.

Progressions:


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