Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Gates

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James Spence, Adult Member

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James Spence
Name: James Spence
City: Trophy Club, Texas
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Check To

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Check To
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Check To (20 mins)

Check To Game:

1 minute rounds with 1 player on offense and 1 defending

The play on Offensive "checks" back and forth trying to lose "shake" the defender to receive a ball from the target player on either side.

1 point is awarded for every ball received and played back to the target. The target player on both sides keep thier individual scores. At the end of the 1 minute the players inside switch roles, points are added up the new player on offense trys to beat that score.

 

Notes;

Target Players only play the ball when the offensive players asks for it.

No point is given if the defensive player blocks the pass or intercepts it.

Play continues for 1 minute on offense and 1 minute for defense.

To keep it competive have the players play for situps


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

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Dribbling Gates (20 mins)

Organization:

- See diagram for set-up and equipment

- Area 25 x 25

 

Activity

 

- Players dribble around the area.

- The coach will inform the group of which skill is to be used for example: Murphy, Scissors, Step Over, etc. On the coaches whistle the players use the cones as defenders and perform the skills on each whistle.

- After 1 minute the coach calls stop and changes the skill.

 

Progression

- 1 Minute Rounds

- Pair the players into 1v1 with 1 ball per group.

- The Coach will designate which player is on offense first.

- On the Coaches start the play on offense will go through as many gates a possible while the defensive player try to deny them. The offensive player must keep track of how many gates they successfully get through.

- At the end of the 1 minute the player switch roles and now the new offensive player try to win the round by successfully getting through more gates than her teammate did.

- Keep it competitive by playinng for sit-ups

- Pair the players into 1v1 with 1 ball per group.

 

Progression 2

- Now they are in team: same as above but the can use teammates to assist.

- Move from dribbling through gates to passing through gates for goals.

- Depending on the skill level you can add the player that passes through the gate must move to receive the ball again for the goal to count.

 

Coaching Points:

-close dribbling in tight areas

-accelerate/rwb into open spaces

-get head up to scan for space, gates, players

-use of both feet and all surfaces of feet

-movement off the ball

-balance in the grid or shape

 


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