Football/Soccer Session (U10): Hillsborough SC - U11G Rockets - S7 (Overlap)

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Ashley Thomas, Adult Member

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Ashley Thomas
Name: Ashley Thomas
City: Lawrenceville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (15 mins)

On Arrivial: Juggling - Height challenge: low juggles, bounce, high juggle, bounce, low juggles

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Dynamic warm up followed by reaction races

Bouncing on toes facing different directions/ on knees / legs crossed / on belly / jump and high ten

First one to touch coaches hand wins

Coaching Points:

- Be on toes

- Listen for coaches signal

- Reaction time

- Speed of movement


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Player Combo: Give and Go; Overlap

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3 Player Combo: Give and Go; Overlap

** May or may not remove. If removed, we will still address verbal and visual cues in the following activity **

Organization:

15 x 15

Players in groups of 3

Each group with a ball and in their own 15 x 15 area

PLEASE NOTE: Field diagram only illustrates player movement while practicing combinations. Does not show actual field set up.

Instructions:

1. Players pass the ball around in a triangle

2. Coach introduces/reviews the Give and Go combo.

3. After practicing for a few minutes, groups compete against each other to see how many Give and Go combinations they can create in 2 minutes. (Allow player to compete for 2-3 rounds)

4. Coach introduces/reviews the Overlapping run.

5. After practicing for a few minutes, groups compete against each other to see how many Overlapping run combinations they can create in 2 minutes. (Allow player to compete for 2-3 rounds)

Coaching Points:

1. Awareness: Observation of defenders position to help decide best course of action; Player in possession recognizing that space is ahead and they are able to drive in field to create 2v1; Timing of run of supporting player; Recognition of overlapping player to help unbalance defense.

2. Surface technique: Attacking 1st touch (Ronaldo) into space; Messi touches dribbling toward the defender; Inside/Outside surface to pass the ball.

3. Verbal + Physical Cues:

1st Attacker

a. Recognizes space ahead / behind the defender and attacks the        space with his/her first touch, engaging the defender 1v1.

b. 1st Attacker engages 2nd Attacker by using verbal cues/commands to help combine and get around the defender by creating a favorable 2v1 situation.

2nd Attacker

a. Recognizes 1st Attackers approach (physical cue) towards the defender in a 1v1 situation. 2nd Attacker decides to combine with the 1st Attacker by indicating a Give and Go combo, with his/her body movement, or an overlapping run by verbal commands to hold and pass the ball.

Progressions:

(P1) - Introduce/Review the Give and Go

(P2) - Introduce/Review the Overlap

(P3) - Challenge players follow the Overlapping combination with a Give and Go


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developmental Repititions

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Developmental Repititions (15 mins)

Organization:

15 x 20

3 Players

1 Ball

Instructions:

1. A plays to B who opens up and plays to C.

2. C drives at A and beats them with an Inside Outside / Review Give and Go.

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of movement (timing)

2. Quality of first touch/passing

3. Communication

4. Quality of move


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-opposed

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Semi-opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

15 x 20

3 Players

1 Ball

Instructions:

1. Player A takes a touch to either side to begin the activity then plays to B.

2. B opens up and finds C.

3. On C's first touch A becomes a passive defender and applies pressure to C.

4. C beats A by combining with B using a Give and Go - OR - an Overlapping pass

Rotation: A to B, B to C, C to A.

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of check

2. Communication

3. Quality of pass

4. Drive at defender's front foot

5. Keep ball close, touch on every step

6. Play late as possible with outside foot

7. Direction and weight of return pass

8. Quick movement to receive the ball back again

Progressions:

(P1) - Attacker can choose to scissor instead of give and go

(P2) - Defender (A) is now live and trys to win the ball. Play 2v1 game to endlines. Keep score.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free play

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Free play (25 mins)

*Restriction Game before* (Must play out to width - overlap/give and go before scoring)

Depending on numbers and the size of the field we will either play 7v7, 6v6, or have a 3v3 tournament.


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