Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Stop - Starts

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Carl Spence, Adult Member

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Carl Spence
Name: Carl Spence
City: New Milford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Getting players to be able to create and effectively use space to dribble by defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (10 mins)

On Arrivial: Juggling -

One touch, one bounce

One touch, one bounce - alternate feet

Foot, thigh. Foot, foot, thigh. Foot, foot, thigh, thigh.

Height challenge: low juggles, bounce, high juggle, bounce, low juggles

Tom & Jerry:

1. As seen in Image above - Players work in pairs. one player start with the ball (Jerry) and the other player tries to win the ball off the pallyer with the ball (Tom)

2. If Tom wins the ball he/she because Jerry and old Jerry becomes Tom.

3. Players constantly with ann lose possession/interchange roles.

4. Game goes for 30 seconds. At the end of 30 secs. Player with the ball is Jerry and gets a point. Game is player for 3-5 points.

Coaching Points:

Messi:

- Pinky toe to dribble

- Small quick touches

- Head up, look for open space

Xavi:

- Realizing no space

- Ball out of feet

- lots of changes in directions to avoid Tom

- Head up after turn

- Acceleration out of turn

Ronaldo:

- Lots of space, take bigger touches

- Pick up head after every touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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Unopposed (10 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown.

Instructions:

Player A starts the game by leaving the end zone. Player D has the task of trying to stay with 3-5yds of Player A which ever direction he/she goes. Player A wins if he/she can stop in an end zone without the opposition player by their side Player D gets the point if he/she is within 3-5 yds of Player A whe he/she makes it into the end Zone.

Coaching Points:

Speed of movement

Decision based on defender's positioning

You change of pace and stop starts to unbalance defenders

Progressions:

Increase distance

match opponents based of speed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developmental Repititions

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Developmental Repititions (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

A - Players dribble out to end line and performs a 'dragback'. After turning they return to start line and partner goes. Process repeats.

B - Players dribble out and perform a stop start in the middle (stop/push, high wave). At the end they perform a dragback. As they turn, make eye contact with the next person - this is their cue to go. Perform the stop start on the way back as you go past the next person.

Coaching Points:

- Pinky toe to dribble

- Keep ball close, touch on every step

- Correct execution of turn and stop start

- Ball out of feet

- Head up after turn/stop start

- Accelerate out of turn/stop start

Progressions:

- Use weaker foot on every other go


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi to Fully Opposed

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Semi to Fully Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Part 1 No goals:

- Blue team start with the ball. Both players are on either side of field didved by blue line and unable to cross each others paths.

- Blue wins by stopping the ball in an end zone without the opposition being in there.

- Defender wins the point if he/she gets there before the attacking player

- Defender is live on blue's first touch.

Part 2:

- Same as Part 1 however now the attacker must try to unbalance defender using stop starts and score in either goal A or B

- Attacker gets 1 point for scoring in Goal A and 2 Points for Goal B

- Defender Gets 1point for blocking shot

Coaching Points:

- Quality of first touch (Direction - towards goal, Weight)

- Awareness of defender's position

- Be positive, attack goal if possible

- Decision, Turn or Stop start to lose the defender (Scenarios from warm up)

- Protect the ball with your body

- Finish!

Progressions:

P. Attacker is allowed to cross zones and defender is allowed to challenge as soon as attacker crosses zone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game

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Small Sided Game (25 mins)

Organization:

3v3 game + 2 neutrals - 3 teams - Winners stay on

Coaching Points:

- When to use a turn and when to use a stop-start in a game situation.

Switch the neutrals every other game.

P - Free play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tournament

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Tournament (30 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown.

Instructions:

3 v. 3 on two fields.

Tournament.

Coaching Points:

Width and length.

Team shape.

Individual shape.

Scenario when I might use a stop start in a game.

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 4
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