Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Turning Technical Training

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Caitlin Young
Name: Caitlin Young
City: Provo
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turns - No pressure

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Turns - No pressure (10 mins)

Three players + per group.

10 yards triangle set up. Players start at bottom (purple) cones. Player A will dribble up to cone and perform assigned turn, then pass to player B, who passes to C. C now becomes dribbler. Follow your ball for rotation.

Turns: Outside of the foot

Pull back

Cruyff

Step over

Do teach turn for 3 minutes.

To compete: have group count how many turns the make in the 3 minutes. Non winners do pushups.

Progression - Add defender at top cone. Defender can add pressure, but not steal the ball. (Defender in blue)


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

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Triangle Turning (10 mins)

Turning when pressure arises.

Organization

10yrd trianle. with one defender (blue) and two dribblers (pink)

Pink dribbles out to their assigned corner and completes a turn (inside, outside, step over, croyff) when defense comes close.

Play for time.

Coaching Points:

Touch on turn.

Turn with 1 touch

Proper foot on way out to cone.

EXPLOSION after turn.

Alterations:

Allow defense to steal the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turn Relay

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Turn Relay (10 mins)

Still in same groups.

Competing against the other groups in relay. Each player will do two full sets (There and back two times). Performing the assigned turn. Perform the same turns as activity 1. Non winners do pushups.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided-Add Pressure

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Small Sided-Add Pressure (15 mins)

Organization:

2 pugg goals

As many balls as possible

2x 3 yard gates 1 yard apart

Instructions:

Attacker stands in first gate with legs open

Defender in 2nd gate plays pass throught attacker legs for attacker to collect

Defender cannot defend until attacker touches ball

Attacker can score in either goal, and if defender wins ball he attacks the counter goal.

Once 1v1 battle has finished the next players move up the line, and next time that pair is 'up' they switch roles

Coaching Points:

Use ball mastery techniques to evade/fake out defenders

Use defenders own body weight/momentum against themselves

Fake to shoot on goal before using one of the skills to change direction and go to opposite goal

Speed of execution to confuse defender

Progressions:

Add time limit to contest

Add point system (score more points if use one of the skills taught in the session)


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Movement
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