Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Basic Turning

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Paul Iannaccone
Name: Paul Iannaccone
City: Bury
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Introducing some basic turning concepts with a lot of 1 player-1 ball technique work, both free and structured.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (20 mins)

Description

A simple warm up, each player with a ball dribbling around the area set up. Players will learn a variety of turning techniques and perform them on the coaches command at their own pace.

1 - Inside Cut

2 - Outside Cut

3 - Dragback

4 - Cruyff Turn

5 - L-Turn (If ability allows)

6 - Stepover Turn (If ability allows)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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Unopposed (20 mins)

Description

This part of the session will take a more structured look, with players in groups of 2 being asked to perform the turns they learnt at a higher speed and with a more explosive burst after turning. Quality high repetition is essential.

Key Points

- Technique

- Timing

- Confidence

- Explode away

- Head up after turning


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed

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Opposed (20 mins)

Description

Opposed 1v1 practice. Players in groups of 4, with 2 playing and 2 resting. Ball starts with a pass from the defender, and the attacker upon receiving can score in either small goal. The aim is to encourage attacker to drive towards one goal then perform a quality turn to leave the defender and go to attack the opposite goal.

Key Points

- Decision

- Confidence

- Close Control

- Technique

- Explosive touch to get away


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small-Sided Game

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Small-Sided Game (20 mins)

Description

Fully opposed 3v3 or 4v4 small sided game. Playing to end lines. Red team is attacking East and West, Blue team attacking North and South. Focus is on encouraging the correct decision when and where to turn, in order to exploit attacking the opposite line at speed.

Key Points

- Communication

- Teamwork

- Decision Making

- Explosive touch after turning

- Close Control when in possession (look after the ball)


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