Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Playmaking - check-to/check back (Start Time: 2016-10-05 18:15:00)

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Joseph Muscari, Adult Member

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Joseph  Muscari
Name: Joseph Muscari
City: Mt. Kisco
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 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 (15 mins)

Organization: Warm - ball control in a semi-confined area

Instructions: Rotate through individual traps/first touches into space - toss ball in are, use inside of foot to trap, inside of foot across body, outside of foot away from body, etc...

Coaching Points: Quality of first touch - direction, weight, etc use of body to shield an imaginary defender

Progressions:


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

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Main Technical (20 mins)

Organization: Lines of 3; center player is primary working player other two on ends are servers

Instructions: Center player (B) checks back/to around the disc, passing and receiving from servers. While receiving pass form A, B should check to the ball, first touch across body, turn and pass to C. Afterward, B should check back around his disc (imaginary defender) and show on the other side of disc for player C to play pass. Sequence repeats with B playing back to A. Play for 45 seconds before rotating.

Coaching Points: 1. Create movement off the ball/seek to "lose" defender, 2. check to ball/pass., 3. use of quality first touch to efficiently transition/turn ball to opposite server

Progressions: (P) Use of weak/goofy foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Technical 2

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Main Technical 2 (25 mins)

Organization: As shown above using 1/3 of field going to goal. Three lines behind A, C and D. Player B (first playmaker) is pulled from line A.

Instructions: B starts sequence by checking around disc to receive a pass from A. B then passes to either wing (in this case D). D seeks to play a cross to either B or C. C makes a run for the near post while B seeks to check back around to back post.

Coaching Points: Quality of movement off the ball by B, as well as the wings who can check to/check back for balls wide. Introduce of concepts of near- and far-post runs.

Progressions: Introduction of a live defender(s) to replace red disc


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

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Conditioned Game / Street Soccer (30 mins)

Organization: At least 3 lines, so 1-3-1 if 10 players, adjust as appropriate. Goal is to create support for check-to/check-back

Instructions: Goals worth 1 pt, quality movement off the ball (checking-back, checking-to receive ball) worth additional points.

Coaching Points: Same as prior - seeking to emphsize quality movement off the ball using width, depth and length of field

Progressions: Use goalies as sweeper/keepers.

Move from conditioned game into street soccer


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