Football/Soccer Session (U10): Under 10's Development Squad - Turning

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): How to Turn

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): How to Turn
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How to Turn (20 mins)

Organisation:

Four Squares 10x10

Split players between the squares

Each player has a ball

Rules:

Players dribble around in their own square for 1 minute. Every time they come to the edge of the square, they perform a turn and dribble off in another direction.

Progressions:

Coach asks: How do we Turn?

Each time a new Key Point is made, players practice for 1 minute.

Key Coaching Points:

-Choose Which part of the Foot to use (Inside/Outside/Sole)

-Arms out for Balance and to Fool Opposition

-Non-Kicking Foot Close to the Ball

-Knees Slightly Bent

-Head Up - Check Shoulder - Then Down - Look at Ball

-Change Direction at Pace

-Accelerate Away at Pace

-Confidence!


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

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Different Turns (15 mins)

Organisation:

Four Squares 10x10

Split players between the squares

Each player has a ball

Rules:

Players dribble around in their own square for 1 minute. Every time they come to the edge of the square, they perform a turn and dribble off in another direction.

Progressions:

Coach asks: What Different Turns are there?

Each time a new turn is suggested - Coach Demonstrates - Players practice for 1 minute

Different Turns:

-Outside Chop

-Inside Chop

-Ronaldo Flick

-Drag Back With Sole

-Cruyff Turn

Progression:

Players line up at end of Grids. They dribble one at a time to the left line - perform a turn - dribble to the right line - perform a turn - dribble to the top line - perform a turn - then dribble back to the start. Next player goes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shadow Turning

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Shadow Turning (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 25x6 area set up as shown x 2

2. 9x6 Yellow cone box within each area

3. Team seperated into four groups

Instructions:

1. The attacker is looking to get to either green cone before the defender.

2. The attacker can only make their moves inside the yellow box, once the attacker exits the yelllow box they are no longer allowed to change direction and have to get to the green cone before the defender.

3. Players which roles after each attempt.

4. One point is awarded to which ever per player touches the green cone first. Ties go to the defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Change of directon

2. Change of speed

3. Excelerate after change

Progression:

1 - Players can only make one turn


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 25x6area set up as shown.

2. 9x6 Yellow cone box within each area

3. Team seperated into four groups

4. One ball per player

Instructions:

BEFORE STARTING - DEMONSTRATE THE STOP-START TO THE PLAYERS

1. The attacker is looking to score a goal in either goal before the defender.

2. The attacker can only make their moves inside the yellow box, once the attacker exits the yelllow box they are no longer allowed to change direction and have to score in the direction they are facing before the defender.

3. Players swhich roles after each attempt.

4. One point is awarded to which ever per player scores first. Ties go to the defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Dribbling with a touch every step.

2. Keeping head up as much as possible.

3. Step on ball with sole of foot.

4. Take the ball away in forward direction using the laces

5. Acceleration out of Stop Start.

Progressions:

1 - One ball, defender can attempt to steal after one turn has been made.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (25 mins)

Organisation:

25x15 area x 2

4 Goals per area.

3v3 in each area.

Rules:

To score a goal players have to dribble through one of the small goals that they are attacking. Once they score the opposition starts with the ball.

Progressions:

Can score in any of the four goals?

Swap teams around so they all player each other

Key Coaching Points:

-Can the Players Recognise When to Turn (goal is marked, defender gets in fron, space on other side of area etc)

-If the Players do Turn...Can they Accelerate Away into Space

-Can they Players remember all of the Coaching Points on How to Turn?


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