Football/Soccer Session (U13): Turning Session

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Warm Up
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Turning Warm Up (5 mins)

Turning Warm up (5 min)

Set Up: Players dribble up and down doing as many turns as possible encouraged to try different ones every couple of turns like;

Inside Hook

Outside Hook

Cryuff Turn

Stop Turn

Drag Back

Maradona Turn

also ask them to experiment and make their own up

coaching points:

turn quickly inc a burst of pace away after the turn

close control

when making turn make sure body shape low

make a feint like a pass or shot or big drop of the shoulder to throw the defender

be confident and positive


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Progression

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Turning Progression (5 mins)

Turning Prgresson (5 min)

Set Up: Players start on the bottom line and they dribble up the centre doing as many turns as possible,they are encouraged to cross over the centre ie left to right and right to left to add interference.

Ask players to have heads up and scan around so they know if they can do a turn etc.

Ask the players to look after their ball with close control and quick turns.

When they get to the top of the box they peel off to dribble around some cones then back to the start and move on up through the centre again.

Coaching points:

Quick fast turns using both feet

Speed away after a turn

Close control of the ball

Awareness of whats happening around them


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Cone Game

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Turning Cone Game (15 mins)

Turning cone game (15 min)

Set Up: Cone game but focus on asking players to try the turns if they dont try turns, add that they can't score until someone on their team as done a turn this way they are keeping possession until its the right time to try a turn

Coaching Points:

Head Up & on a swivel, body between player & ball on turns, turn away & use arm to shield


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