Football: dribbling

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i am coaching 18 months old to five year olds what interesting games can i teach them 

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Need help with training my U9s with passing?

Hi All, Need help with training my U9s with passing during the game. I have one player (centre mid) that knows how to pass at the right time during the game. The rest of my team, meaning LM and RM and striker put their head down and just run with the ball. What can i use during training to make them think about passing during a game. Thanks in advance

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Teaching 12-13yr olds the basic skills needed to play a match

There are a number of pupils in my class that don't know the basic skills needed to play football, they lack the skills needed and the discipline. Because of that I'm asking if any of you have some ideas what to do? Ideally I need ideas on what to do to help get my class into shape and to start learning the basics.

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Fun group session plan ideas for 14 year olds?

Hi has anyone got a good fun football session for a large group of 30 kids. Mixed gender and mixed abilities. Session for about 45 minutes including a warm-up, skill, an finishing with games.

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Private Coaching - Session Ideas

Hi guys, I've got one of my best players come to me with his father and ask if I could hold a 1hr30mins session for just him to improve his football overall. He's got good ability, so does anyone have session ideas I could implement aswell as techniques to use when coaching one on one, as I've not done it before?

Oliver Perkins Coach, England

introduction to football

hi to allmy club has signed up to a Queensland miniroo's program to introduce children to football it is to be both fun and show discipline. This is from age's 4 to 11 it runs for 6 weeks, there will then be the chance for the children to join the club after this or as a club we can continue to run for the 2016 session , fitness isn't the main objective,just skills and enjoyment.Would you like to give some advise on the kind of drills that you would run in this kind of environment remembering that its only a introduction. I have detailed drills that we currently run for are established players.Thank you karl

Karl waters Coach, Australia

Strategies used to enhance performance?

Please help, it is really urgent, even if its not the right answer at least you tried to help me, i would be very thankful. Please just write anything you think. Thank you.

Gulbegim Raimjonova Coach, Kenya

Which drill to teach first?

Is there a recommended order to teach drills? For example, if teaching dribbling, which drill would I teach first and then second, third etc. This is for inexperienced 9 year olds.

Ian Ramsey Coach, England

Dribbling Technique Drills

any good dribbling drills in can do with 17yrs+ am stuck on thinking any good ones

Robyn Dickie Coach, Scotland

How do I learn to do tricks and play like Messi?

I want to know how to go around a person cross them and shoot I want to learn the control dirribling and more but I just can't can you help me

Adamnelvin Coach, United States of America

Futsal drills anyone

Does anyone have any Futsal drills, game related play.Thanks Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Tony MULCAHY Coach, United Kingdom

training alone

how can i practice my crossing, passing, dribbling and shooting as a winger

cooper Coach, Australia

New Coach

Hi, I am a long time player, first time coach. I am going to be coaching 13-15YO girls who are very enthusiastic and most of the team have good skills already. We are about to start our 2 months of pre-season training and we are still looking for more players to join the team. There will be a small number of beginners in the group. During the open training session we held, I found they got bored very easily. How can I structure our first few sessions to ensure;1. They want to come back 2. They have fun and get to know each other 3. They feel like I am going to be a good coach that will help them develop their skills. I want to make sure they believe in me as a coach while I get the hang of actually coaching. Very overwhelmed at the moment.

Jaimee Wegner Coach, Australia


Do you have any session ideas for 4 year olds

Ruby Chappell Coach, England

passing with weak foot

how to become stronger

maddison Coach, England

football dribbling coordination

what drill is good for coordination in bribbling

millieboulton Coach, England

keeping heads up when dribblin...

I need some drills to show my team how t keep their head up when dribbling with the ball without the drill being boring for them because when I try the traffic lights drill or something like that they switch off really quickly but I'm also trying to teach them that when someone passes the ball to them they always look what's around them before they get the ball and I want to know if their is any drills I can use

Nat taylor Coach, England
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