Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): SFSC U9 Academy 03/15/2016

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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 directions, suggestions, or help solving a problem. Suggest using drop passes, through passes and making runs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up/Coerver

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Warm-up/Coerver (15 mins)

Organization:

- Players get into a circle as shown

- Coach Stands in middle of circle - each player with a soccer ball

Instructions:

Coach demonstrates a ball mastery skill and players tries to replicate the skill move or task.

Work on: Foundations, L cuts, Rollovers, Push Pulls, Sqeeze, etc.


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

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Ball Mastery (20 mins)

Ball Mastery- Without Opposition

Set up grids approximately 15x20 yrds. with cones spread throughout the grid. Place cones in the center closer together and cones on the outside further apart. Have players partner up with one ball per pair. Start by having players dribble quickly into the grid of cones and perform at least 3 skill moves (scissor fake, stepover, Cryuff, etc.) then explode quickly out of the cones and pass to his/her partner. Challenge players to peform skill moves without letting the ball hit any cones.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Ball Mastery with Opposition

Play a small sided game with the requirement that players must perform a skill move to beat a defender prior to scoring.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

Scrimmage:

6v6- Make freezes when necessary and make coaching points on ball mastery technique, positioning and spacing. Encouragement of trial and error.


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Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
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Back/Forward: Drag timeline button