Football/Soccer Session (U9): Camp- Turning

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Max DuBane, Adult Member

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Max  DuBane
Name: Max DuBane
City: Jersey City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 15 Area Size.

2. Two groups of six (if space is available).

3. Split Group(s) into two teams.

Instructions:

1. Attackers start the game by taking their 1st step from the cone.

2. Soon as the attacker moves, the defender opposite can run out and try and tag the attacker.

3. The attackers they are looking to get through either gate without being tagged by the defenders.

4. Players switch roles as soon the attacker gets through the gate or is tagged by the defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Drive at defender at speed.

2. Keep options 50.50

3. Look to unbalance.

4. Timing of Fake.

5. Acceleration.

Progressions:

N/A


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tail Tag

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Tail Tag (10 mins)

Organization:

25 x 25 grid

Agility Ladder on Side of Your Choice

All Players with Pinnie tucked into pants

Instructions:

Have Players determine what animal with a tail that they want to be

Phase I: Players are without a ball. 3x60 seconds. Players are trying to steal eachother's 'tails' or pinnie for 1 PT.

- If Player steals pinnie, they are to put it on the floor and then keep playing.

- No holding pinnies to prevent them from being pulled.

- Emphasize turning away from pressure

Phase II: Players are with a ball. 3x60 seconds. They can score by either placing foot on top of their opponents ball or stealing their pinnie. Each is worth 1 PT each.

Coaching Points:

- Am I taking big touches in big space?

- Am I dribbling and turning away from pressure?

- Can I shield my pinnie/ball from the attacker?

- Am I taking smaller touches when my space runs out?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

-Large grid 30x30 yard

- 8 players, 2 in each corner

- 7 cones (4 red, 3 blue)

-Small boxes in each corner 5x5 yards

-2 players per square

-All the balls in the middle(Eventually)

Instructions:

- On "go" one player from each corner will leave their corner to get a cone from the middle, turn and run back to their corner.

- Once cones are gone from the middle, the players may steal cones from other team's corner.

- Players may only take one cone at a time

- Players cannot block another team from getting a cone from the corners.

- First team to get 5 points in their corner wins, you must get 5 points so that means 2 red cones one blu

Coaching Points:

- Controlled approach

- Proper technique on turn

- Bend the knees to create a platform to accelerate

- Turn into space

- Encourage to think and how to get 5 points.

Progressions:

Switch the balls for cones, 7 balls in the middle, same game now players win by getting 3 balls to their corner.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): MAIN THEME : SEMI OPPOSED - OPPOSED

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MAIN THEME : SEMI OPPOSED - OPPOSED (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Area as shown (15x20)

2. 4 teams of 3 (depending on #'s make two fields)

Instructions:

1. Red player dribbles towards yellow cone and perform a step-over to turn.

2. If attacker made different turns or a step - over and score in 1 or 2 , he get 2 points. If not it's only 1 point.

2. Once Red player arrives at cone, Blue player atempts to win the ball

3. If Red player wins the ball he must score on wide pugg goals too.

4. Rotate after 2 min.

Coaching Points:

1. Same as previous activity

2. Look behind shoulder - extend arm to recognize where pressure is coming from

PROGRESSION:

P1: Defender become closer to the gate ( 4 yards) to allow a tight 1v1 once the attacker pass the orange gate.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 3

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Main Theme 3 (15 mins)

Organization:

-Place two goals facing away from each other.

- Leave enough space in between the goals for players to challenge each other for the ball

Instructions:

- Coach sends a ball to the middle and players go after the ball to play a 1v1

Coaching Points:

- If you feel pressure, turn away

- Turn away using correct foot

- Use body to protect the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): World Cup

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World Cup (15 mins)

Organization:

4 teams each player numbered 1,2,3

4 teans of which each team has to stand behind when they are not active

Coach has as many balls next to him as possible.

Instructions:

Each team given a team name

coach throws out a ball and calls a number 1-3

that number player becomes active and has to try and score in another teams goal

every team has 3 lives and every time they concede a goal they lose a life

when all 3 lives gone, they mus flip there pugg goal over as they are out the competition (however they still play when their number is called to hep score against other teams)

the last team in wins the world cup.

Coaching Points:

Dribbling/turning away from defenders to a goal of less pressure

spacial awareness

decision making

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tournament 3v3

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Tournament 3v3 (40 mins)

Organization:

3v3 Small-sided tournament games: 4 teams of 3 players eachteam. 2 fields of 20x30 yards with 2 Pugg Goals on opposite endlines. Play small sided to larger goals if possible since the kids got striking repitiions during the session.

Instructions:

4 Teams of 3, play 3v3 tournament style format where each team will play one another. 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and 0 for a loss. Each game should be approximately 6-8 minutes in duration (obviously play a 3 game tournament).

Coaching Points:

· Review of session's learning outcomes being translated into the game

· 3 lines of attack

· Creating triangle (gives angles of support)

· Making triangle as big as possible (Creating space)


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