Football/Soccer Session (U9): The Chop

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David VanHeeswijk
Name: David VanHeeswijk
City: Manorville
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme - Unopposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme - Unopposed
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Main Theme - Unopposed (15 mins)

Organization: 3-4 10 X 20 channels, 9-12 players, 1 ball per player, 12-15 cones

Instructions:

Player dribbles to the blue cone directly in front of him.

Player performs chop and accelerates to the cone diagonally in front of them (red cone).

Player turns at the end of the channel and initiates eye contact with the next player to begin that player's turn.

Player then dribbles back down to the other side and rejoins the line.

Players repeat several times using both feet for the skill.

Coaching Points: Controlled touches as approaching the cone. For the chop, lift both feet off the ground and cut the ball using the inside of one foot behind the other foot, diagonally forward. Accelerate into space with the ball. Pick head up after performing move to make next decision.

Progressions:

R- Start without the ball to show the movement

P- Make it a race to have all players go a certain number of times


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme - Semi Opposed

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Main Theme - Semi Opposed (10 mins)

Organization: 3-4 10 X 20 channels, 9-12 players, 1 ball per player, 12-15 cones

Instructions:

Players perform chop with semi opposed pressure.

Player B passes the ball to Player A.

On Player A's touch forward, Player B tries to race Player A and get in front of Player A without taking the ball.

As Player B passes Player A, Player A will perform a chop behind Player B and accelerate diagonally.

Players are encouraged to make good decisions on when and if to perform the skill.

Coaching Points:

Head up to observe position of defender.

Time the chop to just before the defender would reach the ball and use body to shield defender away.

Accelerate after move is performed.

Progressions:

P- Allow defenders to steal the ball, but don't allow them to go backwards. If ball is stolen, play is stopped and restarted as normal.

R- Force defender to stand at cone in front of attacker to give visual of defender.

R- Slow defender down to a walk.


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