Football/Soccer Session (U11): RSA Skills Clinic- Xavi Turn

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Patrick Fuentes, Adult Member

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Patrick  Fuentes
Name: Patrick Fuentes
City: Bayville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Organization:

Groups of 3-4

Instructions:

Players dribble to the middle cone on the side of their choosing and perform the "Xavi" Turn, they repeat this one more time on the opposite side

Coaching Points:

-Drive at speed towards the space

-Body shape when turning (lower center of gravity)

-1st outside touch must be close to protect the ball and space

-final touch must be out of feet and breaking the line to get into the space

-Position of the plant foot

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Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed

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Semi Opposed

Organization: 2 lanes facing each other in the grid, balls with the defending line

Instructions:

Attacking player and defending player are going to be working in tandem, with the defending player providing passive pressure to simulate the pressure from the defender. Attacking player chooses which side they will attack, upon the attackers first touch the defending player looks to meet him at the cone, attacking player performs the "Xavi" Turn and is now in the next line with the defending player now in the attacking line.

Coaching Points:

-Attack space at speed

-Recognition of the space vacated by the defender and pressure of the defender

-Use the defenders momentum against them to get into the space vacated in behind

-Angle and distance of the touches to aid in protection and acceleration

-Lower our center of gravity to aid in the turn

-Final touch out of feet and breaking the line to accelerate into space

Progressions:


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

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1v1

Organization:

2 lines, 1 line attacking and 1 defending. Balls with the defending line

Instructions:

On the attackers first touch, defender is live. Attacker look to score in one of 2 goals, if the defending player wins the ball they can attack try to score through 1 of the goaks as well. Switch lines after each rotation. Players look to score before crossing the line

Coaching Points:

-Attack space at speed

-Recognition of the space vacated by the defender and pressure of the defender

-Use the defenders momentum against them to get into the space vacated in behind

-Angle and distance of the touches to aid in protection and acceleration

-Lower our center of gravity to aid in the turn

-Final touch out of feet and breaking the line to accelerate into space

Progressions:


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