Football/Soccer Session (U10): Ocean Footskills Fall Week 4

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Am-Club: Real Colorado

Ian Richards, Adult Member

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Ian  Richards
Name: Ian Richards
City: Littleton, CO
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area divided into channels

Players work in pairs

1 ball between 2 players

Instructions:

- White player is the attacker, blue defends

- White dribbles forwards quickly, forcing blue player back

- Blue player cannot steal the ball

- Switch when players reach end of channel

Coaching Points:

- Lots of small touches on the ball - Messi

- Keep the ball on the front foot of the defender

- Get head up between touches to observe position of defender

Progressions:

- Upon reaching half way (cone) attacking player pushes ball past defender - Ronaldo


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme I
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Main Theme I (20 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area divided into channels

Players work in pairs

1 ball between 2 players

Instructions:

- Combine 2 groups inside same channel

- Attacker dribbles at defender as before

- Spare pair position themselves as support players on the side of the channel

- Attacker uses support player to combine and get in behind defender

- Repeat in opposite direction with roles reversed

- Switch with the support players after set period or number of combinations

Coaching Points:

- Drive at the front foot of defender

- Commit the defender to steal

- Play the ball to the support player using nearest surface - Outside of foot

- Accelerate past and receive the ball

Progressions:

See following screen


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

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Main Theme II (20 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area

Counter goal behind attacking player

Cone 'gates' behind defending player

Plenty of soccer balls

Instructions:

- Defender serves into attacker and is live on their 1st touch

- Objective for the attacker is to dribble the ball through one of the cone gates in the corners behind defender

- Players rotate after each attempt

- Switch support players after set period or number of rotations

Coaching Points:

- Use 1st touch to engage defender quickly

- Drive at the defenders front foot

- Do you have to use the support players?

- If using support players, how far away should defender be before you pass?

- Use the nearest surface to get the ball to support players

Progressions:

2v2 game into 3v3 free play


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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