Football/Soccer Session (U9): Receiving - On Ground - (Inside)

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Cesar Cambisaca, Adult Member

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Cesar Cambisaca
Name: Cesar Cambisaca
City: Jackson Heights NY
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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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:

1.- 20x20 yards area, and a small 5x5 yards area; set up as shown

2.- Players in center box (6), players in outer grid (6)

3.- Players in outer grid with the ball

Instructions:

1.- Players in center area must look for a player with the ball on the outside

2.- They receive a pass and perform a receiving technique (all will be done in order)

a. Inside Touch, pass with same foot

b. Outside Touch, pass with same foot

c. Inside/Outside, pass with opposite foot

d. One touch pass back (Inside)

3.- Players will work for 30 seconds and then switch with outside players

4.- Players should get back to the center area in order to look for a new pass coming from another player

Coaching Points:

1.- Receiving - on ground (inside): Receive with the furthest foot from the ball (Open Door (foot sideways)

2.- Slight hop onto standing foot on contact to prepare for next action

3.- Receive with the toe pointed up and ankle locked

3.- Calling for the ball with confidence-creating good habits

Progressions:

P1.- Players in the center could do some movement after receiving the ball prior to pass it back to the player on the outside.

P.- Both groups are able to work at the same time by exchanging positions; players in the middle after playing the ball to the players on the outside should follow the pass; Outside players after receiving the ball must dribble it to the center area then pass the ball to the player that is waiting on the outside.


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

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Main activity

Organization:

1.- Middle markers are set around three yards apart forming a triangle

2.- Outside markers are set between 5 and 10 yards (depending on age and ability)

3.- 12 players ( 3 teams of 4)

4.- 3 balls ( 1 ball per team)

6.- 6 cones

Instructions:

1.- In groups of four, place one players in the middle marker, and the other three on the outside marker

2.- Player A starts with the ball. Player A passes the ball to player B then follows the pass to the middle

3.- Player B then passes to player C and joins the back of line to the left

4.- Player C then passes to player A who is now in the middle and repeats the above steps

5.- All three groups are part of the rotation moving counter clockwise

Coaching Points: Receiving - on ground (inside):

1.- Receive with the furthest foot from the ball (Open Door (foot sideways)

2.- Slight hop onto standing foot on contact to prepare for next action

3.- Receive with the toe pointed up and ankle locked

4.- Calling for the ball with confidence-creating good habits

5.- Head up to observe your target

6.- Supporting

7.- Contact with the ball

8.- Contact with the foot

Progressions:

P1.- Play one touch passing

P2.- Use weaker foot

P3.- Have the player in the middle marker static


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

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Conditioned Play

Organization:

1. 15x15 yard area

2. 6 players - 4 attackers and 2 defenders (set up as shown)

3. 1 ball

Instructions:

1. The attacking team plays 4v2

2. Three players operate on the outside of the area and one player inside the area

3. The attacking team attempts to keep the ball away from the two defenders

4. Defenders are not allowed outside the area to tackle

5. The objective for the attacking group is to try and find the central play to combine with

6. If the defending team wins the ball they play 2v1 inside the area

7. Play for a set time limit before rotating defending players

Coaching Points:

1. Keep the ball moving to stretch the two defending players

2. Outside player should focus on body position as when controlling the ball - hips open to play in multiple directions

3. Central player should focus on timing when checking to the ball and the ability to play first time

4. Angles and distance of support from all attacking players is key to maintaining possession

Progressions:

1. Allow defending players to tackle outside players

2. Two touch limit on the outside

3. One touch limit on the inside


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