Football/Soccer Session (U10): VUSC- U12B - 1v1 Attacking (Week 1)

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Brittain Wagner, Adult Member

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Brittain Wagner
Name: Brittain Wagner
City: Summit
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Long Ball Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Long Ball Warm Up
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Long Ball Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

-15-20 yards apart from partner

-1 ball per group

Instructions:

-Strike ball to partner

-Get players use to hitting a longer pass, and work on accuracy

Coaching Points:

-Proper technique

-Look at teammate before striking, then put head down and strike ball

-Use either inside or laces depending on distance

-Stay over ball to keep it low, get under the ball to loft/drive ball

Progressions:

-Start with ball on ground

-Drive ball in air

-Try to take 2 touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 w/o Ball

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1v1 w/o Ball (15 mins)

Organization:

-10/15 by 15/20 yard grids

-Split group into 2 or 3 smaller groups

-1 pinnie per attacker (white team)

Instructions:

-1 side is attackers, 1 side is defenders

-Attackers have 1 pinnie in shorts that defenders try to grab

-Attackers need to beat defender 1v1 and get to the other side before defender can steal pinnie

-After 2-3 minutes, switch defenders and attackers

-1 point for beating defender and keeping pinnie

-1 point for stealing pinnie

Coaching Points:

-Attack the defender with speed

-Can we give ourself 2 options?

-Can we use body/eyes to fake defender out

-Correct distance to use fake depends on? (Defenders speed, attackers speed)

-Accelerate after beating defender

Progressions:

-White attackers for 2/3 minutes

-Blue attackers for 2/3 minutes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Non/Semi-opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Non/Semi-opposed
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1v1 Non/Semi-opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x15 area.

2. 3-4 players per line depending on numbers.

3. One ball per player.

Instructions:

1. Player at the beginning of each line dribbles towards the middle cone.

2. When he gets to the middle cone, he performs an inside-outside move.

3. He accelerates away to the next cone.

4. The next player in each line repeats the process

Coaching Points:

1. Head up to observe space.

2. Connect with teammate - eye contact.

3. Quality of approach - Messi touches.

4. Accelerate away - Ronaldo.

5. Technical execution of inside-outside.

Progressions:

1. Work on both feet.


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

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1v1 Fully Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

-Same as slide 2 (1v1 w/o ball)

-Each grid has 1 ball (extras behind)

-Dribble over line, or shoot in puggs if there is enough

Instructions:

-Defenders pass ball to attacker

- Attacker tries to beat defender 1v1 and either shoot or dribble over enline

-Attacker gets 1 point for success

-Defender gets 1 point for stealing and dribbling over opponents line

Coaching Points:

-Attack the defender with speed

-Can we give ourself 2 options?

-Can we use body/eyes to fake defender out

-Correct distance to use fake depends on? (Defenders speed, attackers speed)

-Accelerate after beating defender

Progressions:

-Dribble over end line to get point

- shoot in pugg to get a point

-switch attackers and defenders 3-5 minutes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4

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4v4 (15 mins)

Organization:

- Two teams

- Two goals

- Four corner flags

- Every player assigned a number

Instructions:

Two teams play a 4v4 small-sided conditioned game. On coaches command, numbered player must run around the opposition corner flag before returning to play. One point is scored during a 4v4, two points for scoring in an uneven numbers scenario (i.e. 4v3, 4v2, 3v2). All goals must be scored in opposition half.

Coaching Points:

Retreating Defender:

- Mentality

- Quick reactions

- Cut off direct route to goal / shooting lane

- Take shortest possible distance

- Sprint in straight line

- Apply immediate pressure

1st Defender:

- Delay opposition attack - until 4v4

- Cut off direct route to goal / shooting lane

2nd & 3rd Defenders:

- Delay opposition attack - until 4v4

- Cover 1st defender

- Provide balance if necessary

- Ensure compactness

Progressions:

- Coach calls out more than one number at a time


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