5:30 –6:00 Check in, directed to teams
6:15 –6:30 Large group welcome, intro theme & skill of the night (w/coaches shooting competition).
6:30 –6:45 Warm ups in division, skill demonstration
6:45 –6:55 Team time #1: team name, learn names, set goal for the night
6:55 –7:20 Team Drill work (shooting & defending)
7:20 –7:25 Team time #2: debrief drill work, check in on team goal
7:30 –8:05 Scrimmages
8:05 –8:10 Team time #3: check in, debrief scrimmage and team goal
8:10 –8:25 Large group closing
8:25 –8:30 Snack in teams, check out
8:45 - 9:00pm Debrief in divisions
9:00 - 10pm Volunteer After hours: Volunteer Scrimmage!
Tonight's Skills: Finishing & Defending
**NOTE TO COACHES: Feel free to modify this and/ or do some different drills- as long as the kids are having fun and learning how to control the ball we are on the right track!
Coaching Skills to focus on:
1) Shuffle your feet (don’t cross them)
2) Stay low
3) Stay on your toes (Figuratively)
1) Lock ankle angle at 45 degrees
2) Use instep
3) Plant foot by side of ball and a little behind ball
4) Head down (body over ball – lean forward, not back) & follow through
1) Shuffle and Slide
Set Up: Have kids line up in rows, arms length apart; Coach yells, "DEFENSE!"
2) Dribble and Defend
Set Up: Partner kids up (by skill, if possible)
Play: Dribble in lines – zig zag, change direction ;Defender plays shadow
defense (don't actually steal ball)
Progressions: Faster, 75% defense, 100% defense, beat player to other side
3) Shooting Drill
Set Up: Set kids up to kick into an empty net
Play: Focus, shoot straight, pick a corner
4) Shooting in a line
Set Up: Players 10-15 yds from goal. goalie in goal, coach to side.
Coach throws/ passes ball to player; player controls, dribbles, shoots, gets ball
Progressions: Make it, become goalie. Change # of dribbles. Add a defender, etc
5) 2 v 1
Set Up: Players in 2 lines 10 yds from goal, one goalie, one line defender
Play: Two offensive players try to score (offense starts with ball)
Rotate lines after each round
Progressions: Defender passes ball out, runs out to defend
(talk about defenders approach – fast and then slow)
Tonight's Value: Sportsmanship (Instructions for Team Time)
Team Time #1 (before drillwork)
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