Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): 12.11.13

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Warm Up

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Turning Warm Up (5 mins)

Turning Warm up (5 min)

Set Up: Players dribble up and down doing as many turns as possible encouraged to try different ones every couple of turns like;

Inside Hook

Outside Hook

Cryuff Turn

Stop Turn

Drag Back

Maradona Turn

also ask them to experiment and make their own up

coaching points:

turn quickly inc a burst of pace away after the turn

close control

when making turn make sure body shape low

make a feint like a pass or shot or big drop of the shoulder to throw the defender

be confident and positive


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning Progression

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Turning Progression (5 mins)

Turning Prgresson (5 min)

Set Up: Players start on the bottom line and they dribble up the centre doing as many turns as possible,they are encouraged to cross over the centre ie left to right and right to left to add interference.

Ask players to have heads up and scan around so they know if they can do a turn etc.

Ask the players to look after their ball with close control and quick turns.

When they get to the top of the box they peel off to dribble around some cones then back to the start and move on up through the centre again.

Coaching points:

Quick fast turns using both feet

Speed away after a turn

Close control of the ball

Awareness of whats happening around them


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ Arrow

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Learning Objectives

Technical Physical
Speed, Agility, Quickness
Technical Social
Competitiveness

SAQ Arrow (15 mins)

Organisation

Two teams line up behind the cone at points A and B.

Each time works one half of the arrow.

One player from each team races against each other.

Players sprint around the outside of each cone before sprinting back to your team.

Progression

Same drill but in a team relay. Players must tag the next person before starting their lap.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Connecting & Finishing Sm Sided Game

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Connecting & Finishing Sm Sided Game (15 mins)

Connecting & Finishing Sm Sided Game (15 min):

Set Up:

1.Penalty area

2.1 goal

3.Two equal teams

4.Lots of balls

Description:

1.Two players from each team act as servers

2.The service to the shooting player must be one passed to the outside of the penalty area (driven) and one passed to the penalty spot (placement)

3.After a shot is made the shooting player goes in goal to face the next player from the opposing team

4.When a player has completed their turn in the goal they take the place of serving player

5.One of the serving players then joins the end of the shooting team line

6.1 point is awarded for each goal scored

7.Play to 21 and then rotate the position of each team (bonus point should be awarded for the most outrageous goal celebration)

Coaching Points:

1.Timing of approach to the ball

2.Applying correct technique to the ball (power or placement)

3.Observing position of GK

4.Using upper body for disguising ball placement

Progression:

1.P – Deduct points if a player misses the target with both shots

2.P – Change the second service to a volley

3.R – Change the distances of the service to the penalty spot and edge of the six yard box


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developing fitness

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
General technique
Technical Tactical
Move up the pitch as a team
Technical Physical
Fitness
Technical Psychological
Game awareness

Developing fitness (25 mins)

Expanded Sm Sided Game (15 min)

Set-up a pitch suitable for a SSG (6v6), all players must be in the attacking half before teams can shoot.

Sm Sided Game No Restrictions (15 min)

Teams must have every outfield player in their opponent’s half to score. This forces players to move up and down the field throughout.


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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