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6U Curriculum Week 1



6U Week 1
Dribbling

Warm Up – 10 minutes
Red light / Green light
Green Light – players dribble fast
Yellow Light – players jog and dribble slower
Red light – players stop and freeze ball
Players dribble all over the field and listen for coach to call out colors
Coaching Points:
Use players names and encourage and congratulate players.
Make sure players keep head up and look around, taking quick, short dribbles
Keep the ball close, using all surfaces of the both feet

Activity – 10 minutes
Treasure Hunt

At one end of the field spread out a number of pinnies or cones that will be called the “treasure.” (Ensure that the number of “treasure” items at least equals the number of players.) At the other end of the field, use cones to create two 2’ x 3’ rectangles that will be called the “treasure chests.” Have a coach stand near each “treasure chest”. All players with balls are to dribble from the end of the grid with the “chests” to the end with the “treasure,” pick up one piece of “treasure” and, while dribbling, carry it back and put it into a “treasure chest.”. Continue until all “treasure” is in the chest.

Coaching Points:
Use players names and encourage and congratulate players.
Make sure players keep head up and look around, taking quick, short dribbles
Keep the ball close, using all surfaces of the both feet

Scrimmage – 20 minutes

Split players evenly into teams with 3-4 players each and play a game on each field. Have parents surround the field to help keep the ball in play. Give the players a 1 minute water break each 5 minutes.


Download 6U Training Session - Week 1

6U Technical Video - Dribbling



6U Technical Focus

  • Dribbling
  • Passing / Receiving
  •  Shooting (Instep Kick)


Objectives:
Attacking --> SCORE !
Defending --> Prevent Scoring

Principles of Play (used to achieve Objectives)
AttackingDefending
PenetrationPressure

 

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