Football/Soccer Session (U10): Academy u10's 03/03/2012

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Michael Sup, Adult Member

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Michael Sup
Name: Michael Sup
City: Athens, Ohio
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 107 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Visual Awareness

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Visual Awareness

4v4 on pitch with 4 players in 4 corners of pitch

Red team plays off 2 Green corner players

Blue team plays off 2 Black corner players

Each corner player has either a 'yellow' or 'orange' cone which they hold up or 'no cone'

Players have to shout which colour cones (or no cone) are being held up by their 2 diaganol cone holders before they take their first touch.

Players play a 5 minute game before swapping teams around

Key Points

Open body position in space to see as big a picture as possible/Check shoulders to see colour cones as ball travels/Before ball is played


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed Technique

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Unopposed Technique

2 teams with 4 players from each team on pitch and 2 target players at either end of pitch.

Blues look to switch ball from left to right and then back

Reds look to switch ball from top to bottom and then back

Once pass has been made player then moves in to different zone - rotation of positions

Key Points

Movement and angles of support (Not receiving in straight lines)/Open body shape to receive/Choice of first touch (Backfoot to open up/Front foot to change angle/Away from Pressure)/Check shoulders as ball travels/Quality of pass - Pass carries a message


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Heading & Finishing

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Heading & Finishing

Red and Blue player race eachother around four poles before being served a throw to try and score from with an attacking header

Attacker then swaps with server and server joins small que. Next 2 players race

Vary headers/volleys/half volleys/chest-thigh volleys

Emphasis is on repetition/Quick tempo throughout

Make competition between both teams, who can score most goals.

Key Points

Heading technique/Observe flight of ball/Adjust feet to move body in a side on position/Timing of jump to meet the ball/Use of arms to jump and generate power to attack ball/Aim to head ball down and low


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): One Touch Play

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One Touch Play

5v5 with GK's in either goal

Pitch is split in to thirds and team in possesion of ball must play off one touch when in attacking third

Players are allowed free movement around the pitch but ball must go in to final third in order to score

Key Points

Encourage players to play forwards/Support movements to play off (with) furthest player/Shape of front player to be able to play with one touch

Question? Ask players why they think it is important to be able to play with one touch in final third of pitch?


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