Football/Soccer Session (U12): Dribbling/RWB

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Kika Toulouse, Adult Member

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Kika Toulouse
Name: Kika Toulouse
City: NYC
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ

Organization:

Even lines.

Distance determined by age and/or ability.

Instructions:

Dynamic movements/stretches.

Coaching Points:

Mentally/physically prepare as if you were about to play a match.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical reps

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Technical reps

Organization:

1. 25x25 area.

2. Players set up evenly as shown.

3. 5x5 box in center of area.

4. Every player with a ball.

Instructions:

1. Players set up evenly at four corners.

2. First player in each of the white lines goes first upon making eye contact.

3. When they finish the first player in each of the blue lines goes.

4. Process repeats with turns alternating between teams.

5. Objective: run through central box to get to other side of the grid.

OPTION 2:

1. One white player and one blue player go at the same time.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up to observe space.

2. Visual cue/connection - eye contact.

3. Play ball out of feet with instep - Ronaldo touches.

4. Slow down on approach/recognizing where the space is (arriving towards player/ball/cone) - Messi touches.

5. Acceleration once obstacles cleared.

Progressions:

Unopposed

1. Increase/decrease size of central box as needed.

2. Place ball on top of cones to emphasize control (knocking down a ball results in loss of a point).

Semi-opposed

3. Competition - which team can get all players across first? (Blue and white player start together).

*If you hit cone you have to start again.

*If you knock off ball you have to place it back on cone before continuing.


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

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1v1 Fully opposed

Organization:

1. Same area as previous activity.

2. Players set up as shown.

3. Gates are ~ 3yds.

4. Plenty of balls.

Instructions:

1. Defending player (white) plays across to attacker (blue) and it's a 1v1 to gates.

2. Attacker gets point if they DRIBBLE thru gate, defender earns point if they DRIBBLE anywhere out of bounds, no point if ball goes out of play.

3. Two opposite sides would then proceed in same way.

4. Teams stay as defenders/attackers for set time and then switch roles.

Coaching Points:

1. Weight/direction of first touch.

2. Head up to observe space/defender.

3. Pick head up when ball out of feet.

4. Ability to change speed(s) if necessary.

5. Can you identify space and get into it quickly?

6. If there appears to be no space can you create some?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game

Organization:

4v4 inside area.

Instructions:

Players trying to score in any 4 goals.

Coaching Points:

- Idenity space and get into it quickly with pass or dribble.

- Change point of attack if necessary.

- Spread out to utilize full area and stretch opposition.

Progressions:

- Each team can now only attack 2 adjacent goals and must defend other 2.

E.g. blue defends north and west, white defends south and east.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play

Organization:

1. 40x30 area.

Instructions:

1. Teams play 3v3 or 4v4.

2. In case of 3v3 - two fields with simultaneous games running.

3. In case of 4v4 - two teams on, one team resting. Golden goal or two minutes.

4. No corners. Can restart with kick-in or dribble in.

Coaching Points:

1. Three lines of attack.

2. Creation of width and depth.

3. Recognition of space.

4. Recognition of 1v1 and/or numbers overload.

5. Movement to create space/support.

Progressions:

1. Play 4v4 if possible/necessary.


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