Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Jr ADP GU8 Summer Session 22 (Start Time: 2016-08-11 17:30:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Steven Killeen, Adult Member

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Steven Killeen
Name: Steven Killeen
City: Mississauga
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

GU8


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

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Shielding 1v1 (15 mins)

Organization:

-all players

-see diagram for equipment and set-up

-Players work in pairs through a progression of shielding skill activities.

1 - Dribbling with hands

2 - Protect the ball on the cone

3 - Dribbling with feet

Coaching Points:

-how can you use your body to protect the ball?

-why is it important to use both feet?

-how can changes of speed and direction help you?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Defending Technical Practice

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1v1 Defending Technical Practice (15 mins)

Organization

-8-10 players

-20x20 area

-see diagram for equipment and set-up

Defender passes the ball to Attacker. Attacker attempts to score by dribbling through any of the gates on the Defender’s line. Defending player attempts to win possession of the ball to score by dribbling through the gates on the Attackers line. Then other line goes. Players swap roles frequently.

Coaching Points

1. Speed of approach & angle when closing down 2. Slow down the last yard & be ready for any quick moves or tricks by opponent 3. Body shape - angled & use of arms for balance/blocking 4. Jockeying to show defenders one way 5. Acceleration to close down 6. Deceleration to slow down when approaching defender 7. Balance & proprioception to be in a position to challenge for the ball 8. Feet & hip coordination 9. Agility.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending From The Front

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Defending From The Front (15 mins)

Organization:

-see diagram for equipment and set-up

-area approx. 25x20 yards

-play is started with GK passing out to one of the 3 defenders - that is the trigger for the 3 attackers (on the retreat line) to close down from the front. Teams then play 3v3 to the big goal and the 2 mini-nets. Rotate the roles of the players.

Coaching Points:

-closest defender closes the ball

-other defenders shift over


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG Defending

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SSG Defending (15 mins)

Organization

-8-10 players

-25x20 area

-see diagram for equipment and set-up

4v4 SSG with man-to-man marking. Each player pairs up with a player from the opposite team, their responsibility when defending is to know where that player is and prevent them from scoring.

Coaching Points

1. Speed of approach & angle when closing down 2. Slow down the last yard & be ready for any quick moves or tricks by opponent 3. Body shape - angled & use of arms for balance/blocking 4. Jockeying to show defenders one way 5. Acceleration to close down 6. Deceleration to slow down when approaching defender 7. Read the play to be able to defend early 8. Balance & proprioception to be in a position to challenge for the ball 9. Feet & hip coordination 10. Agility


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