Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): RMSC - Foundation Phase / Session Seven: Shielding & Dribbling DIFFICULT (Public)

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Paul Turner

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Paul Turner
Name: Paul Turner
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

This is a One-hour game-based session plan. The session aims to provide opportunities for players in 1v1 duels to practice shielding the ball, winning the ball, and dribbling moves

The session starts with an arrival activity, so the players can get going while waiting for other players and coaches to set up the session. The session includes:

•A physical literacy & technical warm-up.

•1v1activity

•A final game


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Organization

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Organization

Organization

The main field setup is a 25/35yrds field which will be used for the final game. Each other activity and game can be set up within this area with minimal cones required. When moving from one activity/game to the next, moving goals and some cones are required.

Coaching Behaviors

Lots of encouragement when trying new things

Emphasize the learning process

Express confidence in player's capabilities

Equipment

20 x Cones

2 x Goals

8 x Ball (Min)

6 to 8 x Pinnies


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Arrival Activity (10 Minutes)

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Arrival Activity (10 Minutes)

Arrival Activity (10 mins)

A minimum of 2 players is needed to get going. As players arrive, they put down their water bottle, coaches provide them a pinnie, and they start playing. As other players arrive, increase the game to 2v2s, 3v3s. Overloads 3v2 are ok. In the beginning, place two nets down for the game field. As the players are playing, walk around to complete the area set up with cones.

Setup

1 x25/35yrds field. Within this 2 x 20/25yrds fields going across the width.

Objectives

Get going and into a soccer mindset

Enjoyment of playing soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shielding & Dribbling (10 Minutes)

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Shielding & Dribbling (10 Minutes)

Shielding & Dribbling (10 Mins)

1. Team A runs with the ball in the grid for 30seconds while Team B tries to win the ball.  Count how many reds have the ball at the end of 30 secs for points. Switch roles. Team B then gets to start with the ball and run for 30 secs.  Count the number of balls with the team at the end of the round.  Do a second round.

2. Players change Speed, Direction, and touch size when they move through agate

3. Add a four yard square through the center and second round add points if the runner is able to run through the area. 

4. Add a coach in the center of the square as an obstacle

Shielding

Players are in twos with one ball. The attacker with the ball must try and protect the ball from the defending player. If the defender wins the ball, they become the attacker. Theattacker tries to dribble through as many gates as possible in 20 seconds.Can the attacker shield (Protect) the ball? Play a few rounds and changepartners

Setup

 Using 25X 15 yard area

Objectives

Physical Literacy

Changes of Speed and Direction

Fun

Technical

Protecting the ball from Opponent

Traveling with the ball 

Changing the direction of the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1s (20 Minutes)

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1v1s (20 Minutes)

 1v1s (20 Mins)  Change

The coach passes a ball to the attacking team. That player becomes the attacker and looks to run with the ball into the goal zone to score. The defender tries to win the ball. The attacker looks to shield (Protect) the ball and use dribbling moves to get away from the defender. If the defender wins the ball, the roles reverse, and they can score a goal. Reverse the team that receives the ball first.

Progression

Add a time limit to score a goal(10 seconds)

Add a point system for trying skills or good defending even if a goal isn’t scored.

Setup

2 x 15/15yrds areas with one goal per field.

Objectives

Players are encouraged to protect the ball & try new skills to keep possession.

Players are encouraged to defend by trying to win the ball

Enjoyment of playing soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Final Game (20 Minutes)

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Final Game (20 Minutes)

Final Game (20 Mins)

2 x Teams, 3v3/4v4/5v5 or adaptbased on numbers.

If numbers are high, try to createtwo games of 3v3 or 4v4

Normal game, no coaching points orstoppages. If coaching is required, limit information and allow for lots of ballrolling time

Team Points

Extra bonus points for shielding and dribbling moves

Setup

1 x 25/35yrds field. 2 x goal either end. Normal game setup (Adjust for fewer players)

Objectives

Players are encouraged to protect the ball & try new skills to keep possession.

Players are encouraged to defend by trying to win the ball

Enjoyment of playing soccer


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