Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): 1v1: Session 2

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Vedant Tijoriwala
Name: Vedant Tijoriwala
City: Sydney
Country: Australia
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Introduction

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Skill Introduction (15 mins)

1 v 1 - Lateral Movement 

Organisation: - Pair off the entire team and set up cones about 2-3m apart as shown. - 1 ball between 2 players. 

Instruction: - The player with the ball must move the ball laterally from cone to cone whilst trying to deceive the player opposite him. - The opposite player tries to jockeys the player with the ball from the other side of the line, attempting to keep pace with the changes of pace and direction. - The player with the ball must use different skills and techniques to get to the either cone before the other player can put his foot there. - Each player goes for about 1-2 minutes at a time and rotates.

Coaching points:- Keep changing direction- Keep changing the pace which you go - Use all the different parts of your feet to manipulate the ball. 

(I have attached a youtube video of this drill on this session plan), if you can copy/paste it. Type in "Chelsea youth 1 v 1" into youtube and click on the first link. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (30 mins)

1 v 1 

Organisation: - Set up a 20 x 15 grid as such with a 2 x 2 square in the middle. - To begin with, each player has a ball. 

Instruction:1. Unopposed

- Opposite players run into the 2 x 2 grid with the ball, make a skill move either left or right and accelerate through the diagonal right or left cone. - Join the opposite line and continue until coach is satisfied. 

2. Semi- Opposed - One team acts as a passive defender. - The passive defender is allowed to put pressure on the ball carrier within the 2x2 square, however cannot leave this area. - The players join their own line again and continue for 4-5 turns before swapping over.

Step Up- The player in the middle is allowed to try and tackle the player once they leave the area. - Add in a extra passive defender on the sides. The player with the ball must beat them again before running through the gate.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Game

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Skill Game (25 mins)

4 v 4/5 v 5 

Organisation:- Set up two small sided fields as big as you possibly can as such.- Split the teams up evenly and pair them off with a player from the opposition team. for example Green 2 and Red 2 is one pair. 

Instruction: - Players can score in any of the goals in the direction they are attacking - The players can only tackle their opposite number. - Have plenty of balls behind the goals to encourage constant play. - Player must pass the ball out from behind the goal to start play. - Go for 3-4 minutes and rotate the pairs and teams. 

Coaching Points - Look to beat your player using the skills we used earlier - Attack at pace - Use little touches to beat your player and accelerate out into space with bigger touches. - Be confident and look to beat your player 1 v 1. 


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