Football/Soccer Session (U12): VUSC U-12 Boys- 2nd attacker (Start Time: 2015-10-29 18:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning outcomes:

(1). Open body to see pressure.

(2). Communication "feet" - Show front foot with hand (protect ball)

(3). Quality of set - Find A's front foot, take pace off ball

(4). Recognition of 3 lines (my role to open gap)

(5). Timing and quality of movement

(6). Checking of shoulder as they open gap and as ball travels (read movement of defenders / attackers)

(7). Quality of next movement


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2nd attacker movement

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2nd attacker movement (30 mins)

Organization:

Approx 10x20 area. 4 players. 1 ball.

Instructions:

All players begin down the centre line of the area. B begins by checking to either cone. Start without defender, then add blue player as defender once pattern unerstood. The defender follows staying goalside. B sets the ball back for A who plays a first time pass through to C.

Coaching Points:

(1). Open body to see pressure.

(2). Communication "feet" - Show front foot with hand (protect ball)

(3). Quality of set - Find A's front foot, take pace off ball

(4). Recognition of 3 lines (my role to open gap)

(5). Timing and quality of movement

(6). Checking of shoulder as they open gap and as ball travels (read movement of defenders / attackers)

(7). Quality of next movement

Progressions:

(1). Non-opposed. Players get used to the pattern and movements.

(2). Semi-opposed. Add blue player as defender. Defender becomes B and A becomes defender. B replaces C's position, C replaces A.

(3). A plays C, C plays to supporting B, back to C who dribbles back.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2nd attacker decisions

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2nd attacker decisions (25 mins)

Organization: 20x 20 yd area. 2 even lines at mid point along the width. Soccer balls with coach (green). Fast paced 1v1 into 2v1 into 2 v. 2

Instructions: Coach passes ball to blue. Blue attacks to either goal and yellow defends. Play is 1 v. 1. Blue and yellow players swap lines. Next ball is played by coach to next two players in line.

Coaching points:

(1). Open body to see pressure.

(2). 2nd attacker angle and distance of support.

(3). Communication "feet" - Show front foot with hand (protect ball)

(4). 1st attacker recognition of defender's position and open player.

Progressions:

-Progression 1: 2 v. 1. 2 attackers, 1 defender.

-Progression 2: 2 v. 2.


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

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Possession activity (20 mins)

Organization: 40x40 yd area. 2 teams of 4 and 3 neutral.

Instructions: Teams to play in a 2-2. 3 neutral players. 1 plays inside of area, and 1 on each side to support the play. Use target players to keep possession. Count passes out loud. 8 passes consecutively = 1 point.

Coaching Points:

(1). Quality and accuracy of passing to help the receiving players next action

(2). Scanning before first touch to find open player.

(3). Look to pass to player in advance of the ball.

(4). Playing around the defensive block.

Progressions: (1.) Possession game. Coach switches neutrals every 3 minutes. (2). Play 2 touch, 3 on an interception. (3). Pass across end line to score a point or 8 passes.


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

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4v4 to Small Goals (15 mins)

Organization: 4v4 (30 x 40 yd area) No goalkeepers. Play for 10 minutes, then water-break.

Coaching Points: Challenge players to apply what we worked on in the session.


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