Football/Soccer Session (U10): Pressure and balance

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Alan Mabuyaku
Name: Alan Mabuyaku
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Circle Rondo

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Circle Rondo

Group Rondo

Conditions:

- 2 Defenders in the middle of the circle

- The player who gives away possession, plus the player who passed him the ball becomes the defenders.

- Game is to be played at a high tempo


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y Passing Pattern

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Y Passing Pattern

Practice Organisation:

-Use Poles or Mannequins set up as illustrated.

-A player on each mannequin.

-First player moves the ball to either side of the mannequin.

-Player receiving the ball moves accordingly, always on an angle.

-He receives ball on back foot and plays on the angle again to player who has checked off to receive the ball.

Progressions:

-Player 3 sets the ball playing a one two round the mannequin.

Learning Objectives:

-Timing of movement.

-Body shape to receive.

-Receive on back foot.

-Accuracy/weight /quality of pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery

Practice Organisation

*Set up channels roughly 10x3yds.

*Players set up as illustrated.

*Players work in 2 groups, dribbling the ball towards the end line, making as many touches as possible on the ball.

Learning Objectives

1. To improve mastery of feints.

2. Timing of feints

3. Body shape/desguise.

4. Over ball for balance, low/quick step to side.

5. Part of foot used - inside/outside/sole.

6. Perform turns, such as Inside & outside, drag back, Cruyff, Maradona`s, etc...


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure, Cover & Balance

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Pressure, Cover & Balance (30 mins)

Practice Organisation

*3 mannequins

*Each mannequin has a number attached to it.

*Practice starts with: coach calls out a numbers in a continous sequence and the players must press the appropriate mannequin.

Progession

*Change the mannequins for players, defenders are still passive.

*The defenders can tackle the attackers, add in a goal.

*Change to a 2v3

Learning Objectives

1. Nearest player must press the ball, curve run to show towards covering defender.

2. Slow down and get your body shape showing towards covering defender.

3. Covering defender needs to position himself to stop a forwards pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part 1

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Part 1 (20 mins)

Set Up

The red defender 1 passes the ball into blue attacker 1. Both red defenders press the blue team.

The blue team must switch the ball before they can attack.

The blue team attempt to score inside the penalty area. If they score or the ball goes off the pitch instantly Red 2 at the opposite end passes into blue 2, repeating the exercise with the non active players returning to their stating point on the half way line or at the goal.

See part 2 for what happens if the red tem win possession or the blue team switch play.

Key points

1. Acceleration and Deceleration

2. Decision Making - when do I start to slow down?

3. Decision Making - what should I do once I slow down?

4. Body position - half turn/side on

5. Feet position

6. Front foot - Identifying which foot I would tackle with

7. Knees bent - allowing me to recover

8. Speed of pressing

9. Nearest Player presses the ball

This session did not touch on covering


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Practice Organisation

*4v4 games, winner stays on.


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