SOCCER TRAINING SESSIONS
NOVEMBER 3, 2019 - #16

Soccer Training Sessions with Youth Soccer Players - Episode #16

Soccer training sessions are always planned around the kids getting lots of touches with the soccer ball and incorporating different soccer drills to help improve agility, speed, footwork, conditioning and coordination with and without the soccer ball. 

This particular soccer training session is mainly focused on training with a soccer ball. 

I think I used only one running soccer drill before adding the soccer ball to that drill as well.

WARM UP WITH JUGGLING AND TOUCHES

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Boys warm up with the soccer ball using juggling to let loose and ball control to break a sweat and get lots of touches first thing in the training session.

⚽️ JUGGLING AND TOUCHES WITH THE SOCCER BALL

  • JUGGLING - 10 MIN
  • (00:16) RIGHT FOOT BALL CONTROL - 90 SEC
  • (01:27) LEFT FOOT BALL CONTROL - 90 SEC
  • (03:07) BOTH FEET FREESTYLE - 90 SEC

SOCCER AIR BALL CONTROL & SHOOTING

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Players spend 6 minutes throwing the ball in the air and controlling it with the inside, outside or toes. Repetition is the key.

Every soccer player loves to shoot the soccer ball so we move into various soccer drills to control and shoot the soccer ball.

⚽️ HAVING FUN USING DIFFERENT WAYS TO CONTROL THE SOCCER BALL AND SHOOTING ON THE COACH.

  • (04:46) AIR BALLS - 6 MIN
  • (05:33) AIR BALL CONTROL AND SHOOTING - 4 REPS
  • (07:04) ONE TOUCH SHOOTING - 4 REPS
  • (09:06) RECEIVING AND SHOOTING - 4 REPS

MORE TOUCHES AND MOVEMENT
WITH THE SOCCER BALL

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Soccer training sessions with ball control soccer drills are fun and engaging to the kids.

Here they use gates and rolls between two poles before dribbling and shooting on goal.

I always add a free style version of the drill to just let the kids do whatever they want.

⚽️ MOVEMENT WITH BALL CONTROL SKILL, DRIBBLING AND SHOOTING

  • (10:29) GATES WITH THE SOCCER BALL, DRIBBLE AND SHOOT - 4 REPS
  • (11:58) ROLL THE SOCCER BALL ACROSS BODY, DRIBBLE AND SHOOT - 4 REPS
  • (12:45) FREE FORM DRIBBLING AND SHOOTING - 4 REPS
  • (13:24) SHADOW DEFENDER ADDED
  • (15:55) FREE FORM DRIBBLING WITH GIVE AND GO PASS AND SHOT - 4 REPS

AGILITY, SPEED, FOOTWORK AND BALL CONTROL

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Soccer training sessions should always include some fitness drills but this time I made it minimal running without the soccer ball.

Boys give 4 reps of sprinting, running sideways and backpedaling around the mini rectangle before I introduce the soccer ball to run with.

⚽️ RECTANGLE SOCCER DRILLS WITH RUNNING AND BALL CONTROL SOCCER DRILLS

  • (18:42) RUNNING THE RECTANGLE - 4 REPS
  • (21:23) TOUCHES AROUND THE RECTANGLE WITH FINISH ON GOAL - 4 REPS
  • (23:04) TOUCHES AROUND THE RECTANGLE WITH PASSES AND FINISH ON GOAL - 4 REPS

GAME TIME

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Soccer training sessions should always end with some play time.

I use the play time as encouragement to keep the players focused and moving through my session plan. Goofing around just cuts into their play time!

⚽️ FUN TIME GAME TIME

  • (26:58) GAME TIME - 20 MIN

⚽️  THE END

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