Football/Soccer Session (U11): Verona U11 - D'Amato (Start Time: 2014-04-07 15:30:00)

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Ian Richards, Adult Member

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Ian  Richards
Name: Ian Richards
City: Littleton, CO
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Focus on decision making - When to pass Vs When to dribble

After attending game on 4/6, players often had head down and were unable to find team mate

If they did try to reach a team mate, technique of pass lead to interception or misplacing of pass to opposition

 


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

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Conditioned Play (15 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area

2 goals

Players join in activity on arrival

Plenty of soccer balls

 

Instructions:

Player from blue team dribbles out, unopposed

Takes shot on goal, immediately becomes defender

2 white players move to attack 2v1 to score in opposite goal

White team starts next practice - 1 v GK, Blue has 2v1 advantage

 

Coaching Points:

Coach the activity

Fun game for players to begin session with

 

Focus is to highlight key mistakes that will become part of main activity

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Passing

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Technical Passing (25 mins)

Organization:

20x10 yard area

4 players - working in pairs

3 soccer balls

 

Instructions:

Player highlighted as 1 - begin to dribble forward, directly at opposite player

When reaches middle of area, white player dribbles forward supported by team mate

When 2 players are in front of each other, white player passes across to team mate - blue continues to dribble to end line

2nd blue player begins to dribble forward

As 2 players meet, white player passes across to team mate - blue continues to dribble

 

Coaching Points:

Head up to observe opposite player distance from you

 

Dribble with foot closest to team mate

 

Pass ball with outside surface of foot - closest to team mate

Timing of pass

Movement after pass

 

Progressions:

Do you have to pass?

Do you have to dribble?

 


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

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Conditioned Play (20 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area

2 goals

2 teams

 

Plenty of soccer balls

 

Instructions:

Player from blue team dribbles out, unopposed

Takes shot on goal, immediately becomes defender

2 white players move to attack 2v1 to score in opposite goal

White team starts next practice - 1 v GK, Blue has 2v1 advantage

 

Coaching Points:

Use 1st touch to get defenders attention - engagement

Keep ball close - dribble at front foot of defender

Supporting player must remain close enough to distract defender

Supporting player must stay behind 1st attacker - offside

Decision making - pass or dribble?

 

Progressions:

Shot clock - 10 seconds to score

Any backwards passes = game over

 


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area

2 goals

2 teams

 

Plenty of soccer balls

 

Instructions:

Scrimmage play

Coaching Points:

Observe opportunities to take advantage of 2v1

Movement away from ball to create space to receive

 

Score!

 


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