Football/Soccer Session (U10): HCFC - receiving to turn - no pressure

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Abigail Katz, Adult Member

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Abigail Katz
Name: Abigail Katz
City: Livingston
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repitions

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repitions
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Technical Repitions (15 mins)

Organization:

24x12 yd areas

4 players per group, 2 in each color set up as shown, 2 balls per group

Instructions:

- player in middle checks away from ball then checks back at an angle to either side, player with the ball plays the ball to receiving player as they reach the cone on the side

- player in the middle receives the ball and plays to the player on the opposite end

- Third player receives with a positive first touch and dribbles at speed back to beggining line

- rotation is continued for 2 minute rounds

- count each full rotation as 1pt, keep score in a race to a certain amount or until the round is over

Coaching Points:

- timing of run and pass to receive the ball in the middle of the area near the sideline

- sideways body position to receive

- check back shoulder to observe space before receiving

- receive with the back foot, touch out of feet into space

- speed and quality of next action

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed

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Semi-Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

24x12 yd areas

4 players set up as shown

Instructions:

- same set up as previous activity with the addition of a passive defender

- defender will stay in the middle until the ball is played to the receiving player, then will apply passive pressure

- receiving player takes first touch to create passing lane to play to the target on the opposite line

- passing player becomes the defender, defender becomes the receiving player, receiving player becomes the target, target brings ball back to beginning and restarts the activity

Coaching Points:

- create space to receive with movement away from the ball before checking back into space

- sideways body position ready to receive

- check shoulder to observe position of the defender

- take touch down the line if the line is open, attempts to break the line of the defender with the 1st touch

- take touch inside to create the passing lane if the defender blocks the line

Progressions:

1 - defender must still remain in a central position until the ball is played, but is now allowed to try to win the ball

3pts = A > C

2pts = A > B > C

1pt = A > B > A > C


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

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1v1 Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

2 teams with GK's (can substitute a Field Player acting as a GK, if need be) in a 30x40 yard grid with 2 small goals.

Instructions:

Both players run towards coach along the line, on the command of coach (calling a color) the GK from that color rolls the ball out to start the game.

Coaching Points:

· Pass as they check

· Check shoulder as ball is passed

· Communication by passing player

· Can attacker open out to attack defender

· If not can they move 1st touch into space to pick their head up

Progressions:

Player A and B on coaches command jog onlong the middle line, on coaches 2nd command of a color (in the example its White) the goalkeeper of that color rolls the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided conditioned game

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Small sided conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization:

40x20 yd cenral area, with 5 yd wide zones on each sideline

3 teams of 4, 2 teams playing against each other while the 3rd team waites to play

Instructions:

4v4 on field (3v3 + GKs)

- wide players can check into wide zone to receive under no pressure, defender can not defend in wide channel until a player has received the ball in the wide area

- Rotate teams after 3 minutes or 2 goals

Coaching Points:

- all previous pts

Progressions:

1 - free play


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