Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): U7 1v1 Protecting ball

Club Logo

Pro-Club: RBNY Academy Inc

Joao Cerqueira, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Joao Cerqueira
Name: Joao Cerqueira
City: PHILADELPHIA
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

What: Protecting the ball

When: Whenever the player sees pressure and doesn't feel comfortable passing; instead of booting it up they can protect the ball and pass it to a teammate

Why: To further give them another tool to help them get forward, connect passes, and score

Where: Anywhere in the field of play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction

Introduction (5 mins)

Organization:

  • 30x30 (Add as many players as needed)

Instructions:

  • 2 players, 1 ball per pair
  • Players pass amongst themselves until coach calls out *Battle* then whoever doesn't have the ball has to get the ball from their teammate.
  • Player with ball tries to protect ball
  • Ball stays with original player 2 points, defender steals it 1 point.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we put our body in the way of the ball?
  • Can we protect the ball against the defender?

Regressions/Progressions:

  • P:2 Attackers
  • R: 2 Defenders

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

Main Activity (10 mins)

Organization:

  • 35x35

Instructions:

  • Attackers dribble the ball around the square. Defenders try to steal the ball, after stolen they have to score on a goal. Switch after every time.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we not just kick it, but steal the ball and take a big touch towards a goal?
  • Can we keep possession of the ball by protecting the ball?

Regressions/Progressions:

  • R: More space; Add more goals
  • P: Players can't dribble only protect the ball

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

  • 25x20 each

Instructions:

  • Conditioned game 2 goals

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Why do we protect the ball?
  • Can we pass after we protect the ball?

Regressions/Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

Match (25 mins)

Organization:

  • 25x20

Instructions:

  • Open game

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Look to see if players implement the shielding of the ball in the Match

Regressions/Progressions:


Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button