Football/Soccer Session (U14): HYSC_6/11

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes

• Observe the GK

• Choose correct surface based on the position of the GK

• High and in top corner of near post (tough position for GK to guard against)

• Across goal if have gap (use inside of foot to curl) or team mates are coming in

• Ball movement to shift GK

• Toe poke to strike before GK can get set

Deception of body to move GK

• Observing and judging the speed of the GK (is the chip on? Or slide past him either side)

• Can you finish early?

• Can you look to unbalance the GK and if so can you exploit by taking a bigger touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WU Short/Short/Long

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WU Short/Short/Long
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WU Short/Short/Long (5 mins)

Organization:

1. Field spacing is half of a soccer field or whatever is available 

2. Players work in groups of 3s

2. Each group with 1 ball

Instructions:

1.The sequence is two short passes and one long pass

2. Player 1 plays a give and go with player 2. One the return pass player 1 hits a long ball (15-20 yards) to player 3.

3. After making the return pass player 2 makes a run towards play 3 to offer support for the long pass 

4. Player 2&3 then repeat the sequence with player 1 now becoming the furthest player. 

Coaching Points:

1. Getting into line with the ball

2. Assess the flight as ball travels

3. Select appropriate surface for receiving the long pass

4. weight and accuracy of passes between players to maintain good tempo

Progressions:

1.P – Increase the passing distance

2.P – Limit players to two touches

3.R – Reduce the distance of the longer pass

4. Making passing sequence competitive first team to 10 reps.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (10 mins)

Organization: 4 lines setup as shown, with the balls at A

Instructions: A plays ball who B, B sets the ball back for A to play a ball into the path of C on the wing. Immediately after the pass A&B make runs into the box C takes a touch and plays a cross into the path of A/B. Sequence is now repeated with D now being played in down the wing.

Rotation is A-B-C/D-A

Coaching Points:

Timing of the runs- How must we delay our runs to be able to provide us with an angle to attack the flighted ball? Communication amongst the 2 runners

Delivery quality and placement- crosser must recognize where the ball must be played to allow the runners to be able to make a a play on the ballwhile eliminating the keepers ability to make a save on the ball

Communication- Verbal and Visual communication amongst the players off the ball and the crosser.

Progressions:

Progression- Have a trailing player at C/D provide passive pressure

Progression- Have C/D dribble towards the endline and play a cutback cross into path of the 2 runners

Progression- Add in a central defender

Regression: Have B receive ball from A and play C into space on the wing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Channels

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Channels (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Full or half field divided to provide channels for wingers

2.  Half line mark of field represents a divider between midfielders and attackers

3. Lots of balls in either goals

Instructions:

1. All players must stay in their designated areas

2. Wide players are unopposed

3. When attacking, the defensive players should try to get the ball to their attackers ASAP. Attackers must try to combine to get the ball to their wide players in an attempt to replicate passing sequence from main theme. 

4. Teams score 3 points if goal is scored directly from a cross or 1pt if goal is from a shot in the middle

5. Game is restarted from GK every time is goes out

Coaching Points:

1. Quality and direction of first touch

2. Quality of passes and service

3. Selecting the appropriate surface for finishing based on type of serve

4. Timing of runs from strikers and players movement of the ball

5. Strikers awareness of goalkeepers positioning as well has defensive players when finishing

Progressions:

1. P – Wide players can defend after ball is played to attacking wide players.

2. P – Inside players can combine with wide players for overlapping runs or plays through the middle


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