Football/Soccer Session (U11): Video Analysis Spring 15 - Receiving (First Touch)

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Size of the center circle set up as shown

2. 10 players (7 Servers, 3 Receivers) set up as shown

3. 7 balls (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Players on the outside of the circle start with the ball and ask for a wall pass from players inside the circle

2. Ask the players to receive the ball with the inside part of the foot

3. Once they make a wall pass, run as close as they can to the center cone and find a new partner to make a wall pass

Coaching Points:

1. Get in line with the ball

2. Select appropriate surface, Inside, Outside, Thigh, Chest, Head

3. Withdraw surface on impact

4. Arms out for balance and to feel for defenders

Progressions:

1. P-Vary the serve to make controlling more difficult


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

10x10 yd boxes with two 2yd gates set up in the corners of each box

4 groups of 3 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, 2 players start in outside corner of their area and 1 player waits to receive at the opposite corner

Instructions:

- Player with the ball plays a pass to the player at the opposite corner then watches to see which goal the receiving player takes his touch toward and runs through the opposite goal, then to center cone to be the next receiver

- Receiving player takes the desired 1st touch toward one of the gates and dribbles through, before rejoining the line

- pass is played by the next player in line as soon as the receiver is ready and in position

Rd. 1 - open to the closest gate with the inside of the foot

Rd. 2 - take touch across the body to the farthest gate with the inside of the foot

Rd. 3 - take touch across the body to the farthest gate with the outside of the (opposite) foot

-after Rd. 3, move to 1st progression

Coaching Points:

Get in line with the ball as it travels,

choose the appropriate surface of the foot,

Head up before receiving to observe open space,

Contact with middle of the ball,

First touch into space

Progressions:

1 - Player with the ball plays a pass to the player wating to receive in the center, then immediately runs to one gate or the other,

Receiving player observes the movement of his teammate as the ball travels and takes his 1st touch toward the open gate and dribbles through the gate

2- Player that begins with the ball becomes a defender after the pass and can win the ball after running through one of the gates

3 - Passing player can defend without running through a gate, use small goals to pass into instead of gates to dribble through (as seen in top/right grid)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Conditioned Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Conditioned Game
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1v1 Conditioned Game (10 mins)

Organization:

20x10 yd areas, with 4 yd endzones in front of each goal

4 groups of 3 set up as shown, center line for each activity has a ball each, extra balls in center

Instructions:

- Player with the ball passes to waiting player to begin activity then defends

- Receiving player takes first touch to control, attacking either direction, and tries to score any time after his first touch

- Defending player can not move until the ball has reached the receiving player

1 pt for scoring from central area, 2 pts for scoring in shaded area in front of goal (encourage players to attack the space with their first touch)

Coaching Points:

All previous points

Observe the position of the defender to determine the space to take the touch into

Disguise the direction of the first touch

Use first touch to set up next action, i.e. a pass into the goal

Progressions:

1 - Defender can start to close down the ball as soon as he releases the pass

2 - Add GK's into rotation in each goal

Regressions:

1 - No goals, dribble into endzone to score


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

40x30

Instructions:

5v5

Coaching Points:

Same as above


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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