Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Skills to beat an opponent

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Callum Robb
Name: Callum Robb
City: Greenock
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 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 (5 mins)

Every player with ball

Vary skills,

right foot/left foot/rollovers/feint/scissors/double scissors

Coaching Points

Play with head up to recognise space

Break down each technique

Change of direction

Change of pace


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Unopposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Unopposed
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1v1 Unopposed (10 mins)

Group A and B dribble towards centre at same time and perform skill, go around cones(defender) and accelerate to other side.

Once players are clear of centre C and D go.

Tell players which side they have to go past centre cone. Always work both sides.

Feint/scissors/double scissors


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Opposed

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1v1 Opposed (10 mins)

Players evenly split at each end of grid. (2 groups)

Groups A start with supply of ball, 1st player in each line passes ball to B and then becomes a defender. Player from group B controls ball and attempts to dribble through any of the gates or through the end line.

Award points for players

1 point for dribbling through side gates or through end line

2 points for dribbling through end line gates

IF defender wins ball, play continues and defender can score a point for breaking through end line.

Rotation - Player from group A joins Group B

Player from group B joins group A

Coaching Points as before

Progressions

Remove side gates

Only have one end gate


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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