Football/Soccer Session (U8): Turning

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Calum McIntyre, Young Member

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Calum  McIntyre
Name: Calum McIntyre
City: Chester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed/Undirectional Turns

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed/Undirectional Turns
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Unopposed/Undirectional Turns

Players dribbling around circle with a ball, working as many skill moves and tricks as possible.

e.g roll, roll, turn. Dragbacks. Cruyffs.

Emphasis on as many touches of the ball as possible and performing moves with both feet.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Directional Turning

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Directional Turning

A) Use line as defender, dribble to line then turn back using the following turns

-Instep

-Outstep

-Dragback

-Step take

-Cruyff

-Sole Cruyff

B) Same exercise but with defender providing passive resistance. Practice the above turns, aiming to get to as close to line as possible.

-Emphasis on performing turns close to feet, with both feet, at pace.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sidemoves to Lose Defender And Score

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Sidemoves to Lose Defender And Score

Use side moves to beat partner to A or B, 15-20 seconds to score as many points as possible

X has the ball, O cannot go across the line and can’t tackle

Repeated race to either A or B using as many different skills as possible to lose defender and be first to cone.

Emphasis on pace of moves and body shape to deceive defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sidemoves to Lose Defender And Score

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Sidemoves to Lose Defender And Score

S plays the ball to X who tries to beat O to A or B using his side moves

X must have the ball under control when entering gates A or B to score

To begin with O cannot cross the line, although to progress session allow O to

defend properly and defend beyond the line

X has 15 seconds to score

Key points-

Encourage X to stay close to the line and use all moves quickly and effectively

Control, directional first touch

Quality of pass


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