Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U6-U8: Outdoor Session - C1W3 - RECEIVE TO CONTROL

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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 controling 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): 1v1 Opposite Goals

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1v1 Opposite Goals (15 mins)

Organization:

- 15 x 15 or larger depending on size of kids

- Coaches plays ball into team, first player on each team enters the grid and player with ball looks to score on either net.

Progression:

- On Coaches command player sprints to corner cone and then back to home before entering grid

- Must score in 7 seconds or less

Coaching Points:

- Quick change of direction

- Pace

- Different cuts to beat defender / opponent

- Face defender / opponent to take him on

- Creativity / Attacking Mentality


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Corners (Ball Familiarity)

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4 Corners (Ball Familiarity) (15 mins)

Organization:

- 12x12 grid with inside square only 3-4 yds apart

- Objective is for each player to practice their touches on the ball using all parts of the foot.

- Players will rotate after each turn working different moves such as: CRUYFF, FAKE and TAKE, STOP and GO, STEP OVER, SCISSORS, PULL BACK (V Cut), INSIDE / OUTSIDE, ROLLOVER

Progression:

- Use only left foot

- Free style (let them do their own moves for a few mins)

Coaching Points:

- Head up

- Quick change of direction

- Change of pace after change of direction - GAME PACE

- Be creative


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 (round robin play)

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3v3 (round robin play) (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 on small pug net.

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

Progressions:

- must score via one-touch or strike with non-dominant foot

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 Back to Goal (Creative Receiving & Outplaying)

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1v1 Back to Goal (Creative Receiving & Outplaying) (15 mins)

Organization:

- 20 x 15 grid

- Coach plays ball into Player A once he checks in and shows for the ball. Player B will apply immediate pressure to defend

- Player A is looking to be creative when receiving the ball (under pressure) and outplaying

- If Defender wins ball he plays ball back to coach for point.

Coaching Points:

- Check where defender while receiving the ball, if close then protect ball first then look to escape

- First touch (what part of foot, inside or outside, long first touch or negative first touch to give space)

- Encourage Creative Play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Diamond Dribbling/Passing

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Dutch Diamond Dribbling/Passing (15 mins)

Organization:

- 12x12 grid with inside square only 3-4 yds apart

- Objective is for each player to practice their touches on the ball using all parts of the foot.

- Players will rotate after each turn working different moves such as: CRUYFF, FAKE and TAKE, STOP and GO, STEP OVER, SCISSORS, PULL BACK (V Cut), INSIDE / OUTSIDE, ROLLOVER

Progression:

- Use only left foot

- Free style (let them do their own moves for a few mins)

- Pass to teammate after making move

- Change direction and go to other cone (ie: cut with outside of boot and go to right cone)

Coaching Points:

- Head up

- Quick change of direction

- Change of pace after change of direction - GAME PACE

- Be creative


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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