Football/Soccer Session (U11): TECHNICAL - BALL MASTERY & DRIBBLING - BU11W (WSSL TRAVEL) (Start Time: 2013-09-04 16:00:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 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 (10 mins)

Organization: 25x25

Instructions:

1. Players dribble in their own half.

2. On 'switch' all players must stop their ball and start with another ball dribbling (A).

3. On "1", players do toe-touches.

4. On "2", players do foundations.

5. On "3", players pick up the ball, toss it in the air and try to control the ball out of the air.

Coaching Points:

1. Positive 1st touch

2. Play with laces (Ronaldo touches) to get into space; play with pinky-toe (Messi touches) to keep close

3. Fewest number of touches

4. Run in a straight line

Progression

1. For "1", "2" and "3"; call out a simple math problem so they must think and be aware of what number they'll have to perform.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up II

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Warm Up II (10 mins)

Organization:

Same organization as before.

Instructions:

Blue team - dribble using "Messi touches" the length of the field, looking to avoid everyone as they go from side to side. Count as many times as they can go from side to side.

White team - dribble using "Ronaldo touches" the width of the field, looking to avoid everyone as they go from end to end. Count as many times as they can go end to end.

Coaching Points:

- Head up

- Look for space

- Accelerate into the space

- Avoid other players

- Be creative and clever with movement

- Decision making: Patient - wait for space to open up; Aggressive - attack space immediately

Progressions:


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

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Main Theme (5 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

3 different sections - with defender standing in each area

Instructions:

1. Players must try to run through the "Gauntlet" and through all three levels before defender pulls pennie

2. Next player in line can begin their run as soon as the player before them passes the first defender

3. If Attacking Player makes it to the end, that is a point for their team

4. If Defending Player pulls the pennie out from Attacking Player, Attacking Player must return to the line and it is a point for the defending team

5. Play for 1-2 minutes then switch defenders

Coaching Points:

1. Attack defenders with speed/pace

2. If contained by the defender, use appropriate move/feint to get to next level

3. Don't wait for the defender, try to be unpredicatble

Progressions:

Add ball (see next slide)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (10 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

3 different sections - with defender standing in each area

Instructions:

1. Players must try to run through the "Gauntlet" and through all three levels before defender pulls pennie

2. Next player in line can begin their run as soon as the player before them passes the first defender

3. If Attacking Player makes it to the end, that is a point for their team

4. If Defending Player pulls the pennie out from Attacking Player, Attacking Player must return to the line and it is a point for the defending team

5. Play for 1-2 minutes then switch defenders

Coaching Points:

1. Attack defenders with speed/pace

2. Ronaldo touches to get into space behind, Messi touches to keep the ball close and under control

3. If contained by the defender, use appropriate move/feint to get to next level

4. Don't wait for the defender, try to be unpredicatble

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (10 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Two teams of 6

Enough balls for each player

Instructions:

- First player on one team starts as attacker while first player on second team is defender

- For the first match-up, defender cannot go until attacker takes first touch forward

- Attacker must make it to the end-zone and stop the ball in the end-zone to score a point (can only score on offense); match-up is over

- If defender kicks the ball out of play, or prevents the attacker from stopping the ball in the end-zone, the match-up is over

- Once the match-up is over, attacker immediately turns to become defender as other team now comes out as attacker

- If match-up takes too long, limit each to 20 seconds

Coaching Points:

- Head up to observe space

- Ronaldo touches to get to end-zone quickly; Messi touches if defender has closed down space

- Attack at speed, do not wait for defender

- Catch defender off-guard quickly as they transition from being the attacker

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme IV

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Main Theme IV (10 mins)

Organization:

20x30 area

Instructions:

1. 8 players in each area, divided into 2 teams of 3 with GK's at either end

2. Player starting with the ball comes out to initiate a 1v1 match-up

3. Three scenario outcomes for 1v1 match-up

If attacker scores - attacker and defender exit the field of play - attacker's teammate dribbles out starting a new match against new defender (make it/take it).

If attacker shoots and misses the net - the defensive team now becomes the attacking team, and the next person in the line dribbles out to start the match-up as the new attacker - the attacker who missed their shot will stay on the field as the defender, and looks to immediately press the other player high up the field.

If the ball goes out of play (not from a shot) during the match-up, both players exit the field, and the team that was on defense has the next player in line dribble out to start the match-up.

Coaching Points:

1. Head Up-View Area

2. Select controlling surface

Progressions:

1. 1 player attacks the goal with a ball - At the other end their opponent defends. Objestive is to get close to their goal as possible

2. After initial shot the coach plays in another ball for a 1v1 situation to score in the opposite goal


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

40 X 60 yard area.

5 v 5 plus goalies.

Ball on top of a cone placed at each corner.

Instructions:

Condition of the match is that whoever the ball goes out-of-bounds on, even a missed shot, that player must retreive the ball.

Opposing team can take a ball from any corner, and resume playing the game with the man advantage.

Player retrieving the ball from out-of-bounds must quickly place the retrieved ball on the empty cone.

Coaching Points:

Look to take advantage of being a man up.

Try to find the opportunity to create a 1 v 1 situation to go to goal.

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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