Football/Soccer Session (U11): Shielding

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Brad Wolchansky , Adult Member

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Brad Wolchansky
Name: Brad Wolchansky
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rhythmic Ball Mastery

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Rhythmic Ball Mastery (10 mins)

Organization:

1 ball and cone per player.

Instructions:

coach leads and players follow- toe touches, box touches, scissors, etc.

Coaching Points:

1. Rhythm and co-ordination of movements

2. Movement of hips

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): King Of The Hill

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King Of The Hill (10 mins)

Organization:

-12x12 box, or however large needed for number of players to move freely but tight.

-players in the box with a ball.

Instructions:

-players, while dribbling their own ball and protecting it, must knock other players balls from the box.

-any time your ball goes out of the box (whether knocked out or dribbled out) player must do X number of ball mastery to return (toe toches, box touches, etc)

Coaching Points:

-dribbling with the laces/ pinky toe, to control the ball and keep it close.

-head up every few touches to see the other players.

-use your body to shield the ball from other players and protect it.

Progressions:

P- once your ball is knocked out, you have to stay out. see who king of the hill is.

P- add a second box, split players evenly between the two boxes. if your ball gets knocked out you have to join the other box. winner is the player who knocks everyone out so quickly that he is the only one left in his box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shielding Boxes

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Shielding Boxes (10 mins)

Organization:

5x5 square

two players in each box, one on the ball

Instructions:

see (1)

first player tries to hold second player off the ball with shielding

if first player holds off the player for 10 seconds- 2 points

if defender gets the ball away- 1 point

rotate

Coaching Points:

shield ball with body sideways to hold ball and hold off defender

try to keep head up at all times

low center of gravity to be stronger on the ball

look to turn away from defender

Progressions:

see (2)

P-player starts on a line shielding ball. looks to turn off defender and make it to far line.- 1 point


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bowling

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Bowling (15 mins)

Organization:

15x20 box

two lines in the middle either side of coach

one line starts slightly in front of the other

extra balls with coach

goals on opposite side out wide

Instructions:

coach "bowls" ball out trying to get it to cross the end line, both players are allowed to go when coach releases the ball. defender (line 1) attempts to shield the ball over the end line for 1 point. attacker (line 2) tries to win the ball and score on either goal for 1 point.

Coaching Points:

get to the ball quickly

check your shoulder

position your body between the defender and the ball

quick feet

low center of gravity

stick your backside out

Progressions:

If more than 8 players set up a second box going the opposite way. Coach will still be in the middle with all the balls, after bowling for one side turn 180 degrees and bowl the other way so that two games can go at the same time.

Also, see next tab, "Shielding - Turn to Goal"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shielding- Turn to Goal

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Shielding- Turn to Goal (15 mins)

Organization:

15x20 box

two lines in the middle either side of coach

extra balls with coach

goals on same line out wide

Instructions:

coach plays ball out and first two players in line look to go win it

player then tries to turn and score on goal

Coaching Points:

get to ball quickly and control it

set yourself up to shield off player

look to turn off shield and score

Progressions:

R- players line up behind one another, second player in line plays it through frst players legs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (30 mins)

Organization: 3v3, 4v4, or full field.

Instructions: Free play Tournement

Coaching Points:

Minimal coaching let games flow.


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