Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): SFSC Academy U9 04/14/2016

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John Higgins
Name: John Higgins
City: Indianapolis
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play
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Free Play (10 mins)

Free Play:

3v3 Let players play with no coaching intervention. Only step in if players need direction or cant problem solve on their own.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Ball Mastery

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Warm Up: Ball Mastery (15 mins)

Technical: Warm Up

Set up 4, 8x8 Skill squares set out as above. Each square has its own skill which the boys perform while in that area. At times the boys will need to perform a turn which will also be set to the skill square. After 2 minutes the boys are asked to rotate clockwise into the new skill square to work on the new skill. Repeat as needed.

1- Toe taps ( Forwards, backwards) - Drag back turn

2 - Touch, Touch Roll- Cryuff

3 - Inside/Outside ( from one foot to the other ) - L Turn

4 - Freedom - Be creative

Other ball skills

- V Cut

- Inside, Inside , Sole role

- Body triangles

- Push-Pulls

- Hodgie (outside in a circle)

- Drag ( outside ) & push ( inside )


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical: Semi-Opposed

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Technical: Semi-Opposed (20 mins)

Technical: Semi-Opposed

Blue team starts with the ball. Both players are on train tracks and unable to cross each others paths.

Blue wins by stopping the ball in an end zone without the opposition being in there.

Defender is live on blue's first touch.

Coaching Points:

- Quality of first touch (Direction - towards goal, Weight)

- Awareness of defender's position

- Be positive, attack goal if possible

- Decision, Turn or Stop start to lose the defender

- Protect the ball with your body


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical: Fully opposed

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Technical: Fully opposed (20 mins)

Technical: Fully Opposed

1. One team attacks first

2. Defender begins with ball and passes across to attacker who dribbles towards defender and attempts to beat him with a move

3. If attacking player dribbles the ball (control) through gates they receive 1 point.

4. If defending player wins the ball, they attempt to score by shooting into goals

5. After 1 min, teams switch sides and roles (defending to attacking & vice versa)

Coaching Points:

1. Dribble towards defender at speed

2. Timing of move

3. Accelerate past defender into open space

4. Be creative while attempting to beat defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

Scrimmage:

6v6. Set requirements or restrictions of ball mastery activities that were taught previously. Make freezes when necessary and make coaching points on ball mastery technique and positioning. Encouragement of trial and error. Practice crossing and finishing.


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