Football/Soccer Session (U10): Northport Fall 2015- First Touch

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Drew Heuer, Adult Member

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Drew Heuer
Name: Drew Heuer
City: New York City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning Outcomes

1. Improve players' verbal and non-verbal communication.

2. Improve players' ability to pick their heads up.

3. Improve players ability to take a positive first touch.

4. Improve players' ability to receive with the inside of the foot.

5. Develop players' ability to receive away from their body.

6. Develop players' ability to receive across their body.


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

Organization:

- 30x30 grid.

- Four pinnies.

- Two balls (extras on outside of grid).

Instructions:

-Four players start off as defenders holding the a pinnie each in there hand.

-Defenders look to touch a ball or force a ball out of play via a bad pass/touch from an attacker.

-Attacker who loses possession takes the pinnie and becomes a defender.

-Previous defender becomes an attacker.

-Attackers help each other to keep possession of both soccer balls.

Coaching Points:

- Communication - verbal and non-verbal.

- Awareness of space/pressure - head up.

- Ability to receive into space, away from pressure.

- Weight and accuracy of pass.

- Angle and distance of support.

- Movement to improve positioning on the field.

Progressions:

- Add/remove balls/defenders as necessary.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Reps

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Technical Reps

Organization:

-6 Gates placed on the outside of the grid, 1 player inside each gate.

-6 Players w/ball inside grid.

-8x8 grid inside of middle of grid.

Instructions:

-Players inside grid with ball dribble around and look to connect a pass with the players inside the gates.

-Once Blue Player connects with the player, theu continue their run through the gate and takes the place of the Red Player inside the gate.

-Red Player takes his touch off to the side and back in to the grid.

-Before the player can look to pass, they must dribble through the blue box and perform some kind of move/skill.

-45/60 second rounds. See how many times they can connect with the gate players.

-Switch up the type of reception each round.

Coaching Points:

- Communication - verbal and non-verbal.

- Awareness of space/pressure - head up.

- Ability to receive into space, away from pressure.

- Weight and accuracy of pass.

- Angle and distance of support.

- Movement to improve positioning on the field.

Progressions:

See Conditioned Game


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

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Conditioned Game

Organization:

-6 Gates placed on the outside of the grid, 1 player inside each gate.

-6 Players w/ball inside grid.

Instructions:

-Similar set up to technical reps.

-Possession game

-Team Scores a point by connecting with one of their team members inside of the gate.

-After passing to a teammate in the gate, players switch out as they did before in the technical reps.

-Play first team to ten.

Coaching Points:

- Communication - verbal and non-verbal.

- Awareness of space/pressure - head up.

- Ability to receive into space, away from pressure.

- Weight and accuracy of pass.

- Angle and distance of support.

- Movement to improve positioning on the field.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play

Organization:

-30x20 fields.

-Four teams of 3 or 4 (depending on numbers).

-Two fields of 3v3 or 4v4 (depending on numbers).

Instructions:

-Free play to goal.

-Restarts: kick-in or dribble in from side.

-No corners. Start from own goal if ball goes out for corner.

Coaching Points:

-Head up to observe space.

-Recognition of individual space.

-Recognition of teammate with space.

-Ability to take touch away from pressure, into space.

-Application of techniques taught in training.

Progressions:

Open up to a full Scrimmage


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