Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): First Touch - Model Session 3

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Steven Spurway
Name: Steven Spurway
City: Carnes Hill
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Introduction

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Skill Introduction (20 mins)

* PLAYERS IN THREES AS SHOWN . BOTH PLAYERS AT THE SIDES WITH A BALL. THE MIDDLE PLAYER IN THE MIDDLE STANDS IN A 2M X 2M GRID WITHOUT A BALL.

* IN VARIATION 1, THE PRACTICE STARTS WITH A PLAYER ON ONE SIDE PASSING THE BALL TO THE PLAYER IN THE MIDDLE. THEY MUST MOVE THE BALL WITH THEIR FIRST TOUCH SIDE-WAYS OUT OF THE GRID AND PASS IT BACK WITH THEIR SECOND TOUCH.

* THEY THEN RECEIVE THE NEXT BALL FROM THE OPPOSITE SIDE ETC. ROTATE POSITIONS AFTER 10 REPETITIONS. USE VARIOUS TECHNIQUES IE. RIGHT/LEFT FOOT ONLY, INSIDE/OUTSIDE FOOT ONLY.

* IN VARIATION 2, THE MIDDLE PLAYER RECEIVES THE BALL, TURNS IN THE GRID (ONE TOUCH) AND PASSES TO THE PLAYER ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE WITH THEIR SECOND TOUCH. THIS PLAYER RECEIVES THE BALL AND PASSES IT BACK AGAIN TO THE PLAYER IN THE MIDDLE (ONE BALL ONLY NEEDED. AGAIN LEFT AND RIGHT, INSIDE AND OUTSIDE FOOT.

* IN VARIATION 3, THE OUTSIDE PLAYERS FOLLOW THEIR PASS, SPRINTING TO THE LEFT OR RIGHT CONE OF THE GRID. THE PLAYER IN THE MIDDLE MUST NOW NOW MOVE THE BALL OUT OF THE GRID IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION WITH THEIR FIRST TOUCH AND DRIBBLE THE BALL TO THE EMPTY CONE. THE NEW MIDDLE PLAYER NOW RECEIVES THE BALL FROM THE OTHER END AND THE PATTERN IS REPEATED.

CONCLUDING COMPETITION

* USE ONE OF THE FIRST TOUCH TECHNIQUES FOR A RELAY.

* WHICH GROUP HAS CONCLUDED 10 PERFECT REPETIONS BY ALL THREE PLAYERS.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (20 mins)

* POSITIONING GAME 4 V 4 + 2 RESCUE PLAYERS (6 V 4) IN A 30M X 30M GRID.

* THE RESCUE PLAYERS OF BOTH TEAMS ARE POSITIONED OPPOSITE EACH OTHER (AS ILLUSTRATED).

* MANDATORY 2 TOUCHES FOR ALL PLAYERS, INCLUDING THE RESCUE PLAYERS (THIS SIMPLE RESTRAINT SEES TO IT THAT EACH FIRST TOUCH MUST BE GOOD).

* IF SOMEONE PASSES TO A RESCUE PLAYER, BOTH PLAYERS (PASSER AND RESCUE PLAYER) MUST IMMEDIATELY SWAP POSITIONS.

POSSIBLE COACHES REMARKS

* MOVE THE BALL WITH YOUR FIRST TOUCH AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER(S).

* USE BODY FEINTS TO DISGUISE YOUR INTENTION.

* MAKE AN ANGLE WHEN ASKING FOR THE BALL.

* TRY TO POSITION YOURSELF IN A WAY THAT YOU CAN SEE AS MUCH OF THE GRID AS POSSIBLE.

* SCAN YOUR OPTIONS BEFORE YOU RECEIVE THE BALL.

* RESCUE PLAYERS - HELP THE PLAYERS IN THE GRID BY COACHING THEM.

STEP UP

* REDUCE GRID SIZE.

* GAME - ONE POINT FOR EVERY SUCCESSFUL INTERCHANGE BETWEEN PASSER AND RESCUE PLAYER.

STEP DOWN

* INCREASE GRID SIZE.

* ADD AN ADITIONAL PLAYER AS A JOKER.


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

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Skill Game (30 mins)

* 4 V 4 IN A GRID OF APPROX. 35M X 35M WITH FIVE 3M GATES AS ILLUSTRATED.

* THE TEAM IN POSSESSION SCORES A GOAL WHEN ONE OF THEIR PLAYERS PASSES THE BALL TO A TEAM MATE THROUGH ONE OF THE GATES.

MANDATORY 2 TOUCHES FOR ALL PLAYERS

* IF THE DEFENDING TEAM WINS THE BALL, THE ROLES CHANGE WITHOUT STOPPING THE GAME.

* KEEP SCORE.

STEP UP

* THE ATTACKING TEAM MUST MAKE AN EFFORT TO SCORE WITHIN 30 SECONDS, OTHERWISE THE POSSESSION GOES TO THE OPPONENT.

* DECREASE THE GOAL SIZE.

STEP DOWN

* INCREASE THE GOAL SIZE.

* ADD ANOTHER GOAL.

* INTRODUCE A JOKER.


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