Football/Soccer Session (U11): VUSC U-11 Girls- Depth (Start Time: 2015-10-16 18:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning outcomes for this session are:

Movement away (long) to create team space

Can I check back to receive the ball?

Recognizing teammate is going to pass (visual cue – head up, head down / player in possession is about to be under pressure)

Quality and timing of run to receive when checking into space (how is the defender affected, not coming too deep into 2nd attacker’s line)

Decision to make diagonal or straight runs in behind / on-sides tactics

1st attacker head up early at moment of regained possession.

Observe best space to be available at earliest possible moment.

Overlap. Stretch defense.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- Passing in the round

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Warm up- Passing in the round (15 mins)

Organization:

-Circle 30 yards in diameter

Instructions:

Outside player passes to inside player, double pass, then swap places. Outside player looks to pass long.

Coaching Points:

(1). Quality and accuracy of passing to help the receiving players next action

(2). Awareness of being an option long.

(3). Movement away (long) to create team space

(3). Can I check back to receive the ball?

(4). Recognizing teammate is going to pass (visual cue – head up, head down / player in possession is about to be under pressure)

Progressions:

-Progression 1: outside player passes to middle player checking at an angle, double pass to receive back and gets head up to find open player on outside. Players swap places and the passing sequence continues.

-Progression 2: middle player move away from outside player with open body shape, receive ball back. To open up and pass to farthest open player on outside. Players do not swap positions.

-Progression 3: Outside players checking away too before receiving at the end of Progression 2.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity- The color game.

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Main Activity- The color game. (35 mins)

Organization: 30x30 yd area. 2 cones. 3 even teams. 4 Red, 4 Yellow, 4 Blue.

Instructions: 2 balls per team. Pass ball between players on same team in sequence 1-4. Players are to pass ball on ground and use the inside of the foot technique.

Coaching Points:

(1). Awareness of being an option long.

(2). Movement away (long) to create team space

(3). Can I check back to receive the ball?

(4). Recognizing teammate is going to pass (visual cue – head up, head down / player in possession is about to be under pressure)

Progressions:

1. Players pass in sequence within own team.

2. Only 1 ball per team now. Players always receive from one color and pass to other color. Example: Red passes to Blue --> Yellow --> Red --> etc...

3. Add extra ball if teams able to do pattern with ease.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game: Playing around pressure.

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Conditioned Game: Playing around pressure. (25 mins)

Organization: -3 Teams Red attacking and Blue defending. Yellow team neutral target players.

2 pug goals on either end of the middle third of field faced backwards. 30x40 yd area.

Coaching Points:

(1).1st attacker head up early at moment of regained possession.

(2). Movement away (long) to create team space

(3). Recognizing teammate is going to pass (visual cue – head up, head down / player in possession is about to be under pressure)

(4). Quality and timing of run to receive when checking into space (how is the defender affected, not coming too deep into 2nd attacker’s line)

Progression:

(1). Red attacks 1 goal, blue attacks other goal. Keep score.

(2). 5 passes= 1 point or scoring goal= 1 point.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 to Small Goals.

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4v4 to Small Goals. (15 mins)

Organization: 4v4 (40x30 yd area) No goalkeepers. Play for 5 minutes then rotate teams.

Instructions:

Swap players in 3 minute intervals.


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