Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Week 1 Session 1 U11-U12 Dribbling to Break Down an Opponent (Start Time: 2013-12-09 00:05:00)

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JJ Ruane
Name: JJ Ruane
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery
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Ball Mastery (10 mins)

Objective: Build repetition, touches, and proper technique in first 10 minutes.

Area: Quarter of indoor field at Campton arena

Activity: On coach command, players work through different exercises.

1. Toe Taps 100 total Include forward and backward 2. Tic tocs 100 total 3. Matthews 4. Dummy Step 5. Platini

Coaching Points: Proper technique for each skill. Low center of gravity. Head up. Be aware of environment. Change direction, change of pace.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Line Soccer

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1v1 Line Soccer (20 mins)

Objective: Develop player confidence in playing 1v1 and build competitive attitude.

Area: Quarter of indoor field at Campton arena

Activity: Red v Navy Line Soccer in 1v1 SSG

Coaching Points: Dribbling movement (fake/feint) to unbalance defender, change of direction, change of pace, head up, engage defender faced up, keep ball close to body


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 4 goal game

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2v2 4 goal game (20 mins)

Objective: Develop situational awareness in 2v2 SSG to take players on.

Area: Divide in 1/2 a quarter of indoor field at Campton arena

Activity: Red v. Navy. Choose how to rotate players. Either transitionally or 2v2 for 1 minute. Make sure to keep score and make it competitive.

Coaching Points: Dribbling movement (fake/feint) to unbalance defender, change of direction, change of pace, head up, engage defender faced up, keep ball close to body, recognition of 1v1 opportunities, depth and width.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3/4v4 Rugby Soccer

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3v3/4v4 Rugby Soccer (20 mins)

Objective: Manipulate play, so players must take players on in 1v1 situations.

Area: Quarter of indoor field at Campton arena split into 3 grids (15x10)

Activity: Rugby soccer. Players cannot pass ball forward, only sideways or backwards.

Coaching Points: All previous coaching points. Allow players to be creative and allow them to express themselves.

Progression: Regular game but coach them 1v1.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggle Cool Down

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Juggle Cool Down (20 mins)

Pattern juggling and give them a new lift or new juggling move.


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