Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U.K. Elite Fall Orientation

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Matt Brewer
Name: Matt Brewer
City: Seattle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Technical:

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Technical:
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1 v 1 Technical:

Technical:

set up area relevent to players and age. two end zones with a number of gates in each and open middle third.

two teams start in end zone each dribbling ball around area, when reaching a gate they must perform skill move.

on command they must dribble through certain number of gates and explode across middle third to opposite end. first team to finish wins. progress to flow or variation of competition.

Add passive defender, they can block players pass with/without ball.

Coaching Points:

scanning with head

use of 8 surfaces

messi/ronaldo

use of body for disguise

change of speed/direction

creativity


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing and positioning:

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Passing and positioning:

set up 4 squares suitable to players and age and divide into groups of 4/5 players.

players pass and position in their own square following conditions, opposite team gain a point if a condition is not met. team with most points win.

Conditions:

must take a touch

must find a new position

cannot stand still

must play back foot/front foot

cannot leave area

progress to command - 1 player from each group must leave and try to steal ball from other team, whoever keeps possession longest wins. different player every time must leave.

Progress to having a defender in each box, team must make 3 passes and move into another box, 1 point for every box entered.

Coaching Points:

balls of feet

use of protect, place or prepare

open body

scanning

communication - verbal/non verbal

receive back play front feet

use of 12 surfaces

draw defender in to switch play

pass and position to support/angle and distance/passing line

play to feet/space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical/Skill Finishing:

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Technical/Skill Finishing:

Set up area relevent to players and age.

players work in pairs, in 1 v 1 channel to goal. players start by striking the ball at the opponent, if the player can catch the ball they get a point. If the player can receive the ball and stop it in 2 touch they both get 3 points. Play time limit and add competition between channels/players.

Progress to goals, player must now shoot and score on opponent. have side lines marked for zones, each zone is worth different points for goals.

Finish with 1 v 1, defender can play as GK. same scoring applies, make a ladder system.

Coaching Points:

balls of feet

purposeful touch

angle of approach

passing line

non kicking foot placement

choice of 12 surfaces

follow through to target

attacking space at speed

disguise and creativity


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Pass
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