Football/Soccer Session (U12): U12s Week 15, Session 1, Landing Mechanics, LB

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Sports Science
Name: Sports Science
City: coventry
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Land Mechanics

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Land Mechanics

Landing Mechanics

Grid 10x 10

To begin with players complete 3 sets of 5 Jumps focus on landing in athletic stance, pause and controlled landing.

Players then take two jumps with the second jump focusing on a soft landing in a glute dominant squatting position holding for 3 seconds. 3 sets x 5 reps.

Single leg jumps - Players should land with hip, knee, and ankle in neutral position. Athlete should look for good hang time not necessarily jumping for distance or height, but hang time. 3 sets x 5 reps per leg.

Hop, Hop single leg landing- Players should land with hip, knee, and ankle in neutral position. 3 sets x 5 reps per leg.

Single leg lateral jumps- Start on one leg and bound laterally, landing on the opposing foot. Athlete should land with hip, knee, and ankle in neutral position 3 sets of 10 reps.

To finish with have players jog around grid then shout out the named jump squat, single leg hop into single leg landing with emphasis on soft knees on landing.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up

Warm Up -

Jog throughs x2 sprint throughs x2 high knees heel flicks side steps x2 carioca x2 kick throughs open/close the gate x2 heel/toe high/skips


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