Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Improving turns in midfield

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

~Intro 4 turns to beat a defender (inside of back foot, inside of front foot, outside of front foot, cruyff)

~Improve awareness by checking shoulder before receiving

~Improve speed of play by positioning to play forward


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): USWNT Technical Testing

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USWNT Technical Testing (20 mins)

A)Heading

B)Juggling

C) Figure 8

D) Control speed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turns Intro

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Turns Intro (20 mins)

Setup:

10x15 yard channel with a gate in middle

Groups of 4 players

Activity:

Introduce various turns:

+ Inside of back foot

+ Inside of front foot (outside gate)

+ Outside of front foot (outside gate)

+ Cryuff

Progression (combine two lines for extra players):

- Tag Turning - player runs across to opposite player and tags them before checking back to ball. Tagged player follows behind in light defense.

- Add in physical pressure (defender pushes against one of attackers shoulders)

- Have defender pick a side - attacker must check shoulder and turn opposite of defender

- Go full pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning with decisions

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Turning with decisions (20 mins)

Setup:

15x15 grid with 5x5 grid inside

5 attacking players, 2 defenders

Activity:

Defenders pick a sideline to stand on which forces central player to check shoulder and position themselves to play out the only open side (not back where ball came from).

Follow your pass so that each player is central at times.

Defenders must move sidelines to keep it realistic.

Progression:

+ Defenders can pressure once player has received with 1st touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3+2 Rondo

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3v3+2 Rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

30x20 grid

2 teams of 3 plus 2 neutrals

Team in possession scores by getting ball from neutral to neutral and back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turn and Shoot Comp

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Turn and Shoot Comp (20 mins)

Setup:

2 big goals 30 yards apart

2 teams

Flags about 15 yards from goal

Activity:

Teams compete to turn (in 1-2 touches) and shoot on goal.

Progression:

+ Add defender

+ Passer joins in to make 2v1


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 Zone Game

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8v8 Zone Game

Setup:

70x45 field with two big goals

2 teams of 8 setup in 3-3-1 as shown

Activity:

Score in big goals. Only midfielders can move zones while team in possession.

Progression:

~No restrictions


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