Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): WHU Academy - Session 5 - U7-U10 (Start Time: 2019-06-08 12:00:00)

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Cedric Bovon, Adult Member

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Cedric Bovon
Name: Cedric Bovon
City: Calgary
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Touch Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Touch Warm-Up
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Touch Warm-Up (15 mins)

Set Up: Half Field or 30x30 space. Each player with a ball.

Instructions: Players move around the area, dribbling their ball, doing various exercises.

1) Dribble with both feet

2) Dribble with left, Dribble with right

3) Dribble with the inside/outside of both feet

4) Dribble with laces/sole of both feet

5) "Turn" - turn on command, practicing using both feet.

6) "Freeze" - stop the ball, foot on the ball, eyes on coach.

7) "Switch" - leave your ball, and take a teammates.

8) "Go" - stop ball, toss up, control with foot/thigh/chest.

Coaching Points:

Focus on proper technique of each aspect when coaching and while players are active. Interact individually when appropriate.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Gauntlet

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Dribbling Gauntlet (15 mins)

Organization:

20x20 area

All attacking players begin on the end line

Defending players begin in the middle of the area

Instructions:

Players on the end line have ot run past the player in the middle without being tagged

If you are tagged you join hands with the player in the centre and attempt to help tag other players

The last free player is the winner.

Progression:

Add the ball and the defenders now have to knowck the ball out of the area

Coaching Points:

Isolate one player (defending)

Changing direction and speeds (dribbling)

Awareness of players and space (dribbling)

FUN


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Numbers Game SSG

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Numbers Game SSG (15 mins)

Organization:

3v3 Field

Two groups of players

Players line up on opposite sides of the field

One goal at each end of the field

Coach stands in a corner with a pile of balls

Instructions:

Both teams are numbers 1-???

On call of their number players on blue run around goal to their right, and back into the middle of the pitch. Players in white do the same to the goal on their right.

Players then go 1v1 to score.

Progression:

Have the players start in different positions (sitting, on your chest, etc)

Call out more than one number at a time

Coaching Points:

Be creative to beat your mark

Highlight the need to change speed and direction

Look for space by keeping head up


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG with Touch Restriction

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SSG with Touch Restriction (15 mins)

Organization:

7v7 Game

Instructions:

The players play a standard game for their age and stage

The role of the coach here is allowing the players to play and show what they have taken from the session

Add restrictions and remove near the end:

1) NO 1-touch play (2 or more touches)

2) 3 touch minimum

3) 5 touch minimum

Coaching Points:

Encourage players to be positive with their touches (forward touches)

Make early and simple decisions

Anticipate space to dribble into

Attack with speed

Awareness of players and space (head up)


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