Football/Soccer Session (U12): Scissors

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Byron Garcia, Adult Member

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Byron Garcia
Name: Byron Garcia
City: Queens
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Warmup

Organization: Players each have a ball within 20x20yd grid.

Instructions: Players must dribble around grid - avoiding contact with others and staying inside grid.

Dribble at a cone and perform move on/around cone

Coaching Points:

Size of touches (short vs. long)

Body position - over ball/on balls of feet/forward distribution of weight

Recognize space

Acceleration after moves and into space - using long touches

Selling the moves; technique of moves

Progressions:

Players will look to:

Various moves and turns

Accelerate through


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scissors

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Scissors

Organization:

- Same area as before.

- Players split into three (3) teams, filling up the three sections of the area.

- 4 cones surrounding a tall cone in the middle form a diamond.

- Each player with a ball.

Instructions:

-On the clap, a pair of teammates (front players in that section) work in unison dribbling towards middle cones and performing the scissor move.

- As soon as the move is executed the other two players at the front of the line starts.

- Constant flow and lots of repetitions.

Coaching Points:

- Move the foot around the front of the ball finishing on the outside of the ball

- Drop the shoulder as the foot plants

- Take the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot

- Quality of end product

- Smaller touches on the ball (use of pinky toe to dribble the ball) “Like Messi” as approaching defender

- Unbalance defender with body movement (Use of body to sell the fake)

- Timing of Execution of move based upon space between you and the defender

- Final touch of move bigger (allows head to come up)

- Accelerate away if looking to continue to dribble

- Identification of 1vs 1 (space behind defender)

- Positive 1st touch (drive at defender, makes it easier to unbalance defender)

- Awareness of next action (where is the goal, space, teammates, covering defenders)

Progressions:

- Go the other direction using the other foot.

- Double scissors

- Take away cones and dribble at each other.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1

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Activity 1

Organization:

2 teams

1 vs 1

Instructions:

Attackers Yellow are looking to beat the defender with one move and score

Coaching Points:

Pinky touches and small touches when the defender is close

Perform the move and change speed

Progressions:


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