Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Dominating 1v1 Situations

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Paul Iannaccone
Name: Paul Iannaccone
City: Bury
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Teaching players the important aspects of how to dominate 1v1 situations both technically and tactically.


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 (20 mins)

Description

Each player with a ball moving slowly around the area. Firstly working on ball manipulation and familiarity.

- Toe-Taps

- Inside-Outside

- Sole-Rolls

- Sole-Outside

- Inside, Outside, Sole

Then progess to dribbling at their own speed and comfort, but every 3 touches we put in a forward move and teach the techniques :

- Scissors

- Double-Scissors

- Stepover

- Scissors-Stepover Combo

- Maradona

- Step-Kick

- Pull-Push

Key Points

- Ball close to feet

- Small touches

- Fake/Disguise

- Accelerate away after move


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 1
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Phase 1 (20 mins)

Description

1v1 Game. Attackers start with the ball and dribble to middle cone before making a decision which way to explode out. Defenders must run and touch middle cone before trying to steal ball from attacker. Attackers can go either side and must dribble through gates to score.

Key Points

- Keep ball close to feet

- Good pace

- Killer touch and explode


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2
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Phase 2 (20 mins)

Description

Opposed 1v1 practice. Ball starts with Defender who passes the ball into the Attacker. Attacker must then beat the defender 1v1 and dribble through either gate. Focusing on Defenders body position and trying to go opposite way to where defender is forcing you by looking at their feet. If defender wins ball he can attack opposite gates.

Key Points

- Confidence

- Ball close to feet

- Good pace

- Encourage moves/fakes

- Look at defenders body position and feet

- Killer touch to accelerate into space


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Description

Line game. Two teams play against each other to try and dribble the ball over the opposition end-line.

Key Points

- Recognize 1v1 situations

- Encourage moves/fakes

- Confidence

- Acceleration to beat the defender

- Decision making

Progression 1 - Cannot pass in Attacking Half.

Progression 2 - No forward passing allowed at all, only backwards/sideways.

Both progressions are forcing the players to dribble if they wish

to score.


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