Football/Soccer Session (U9): Plainedge Spring U9 Week 5 - L-Turn (No Momentum)

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (5 mins)

Organization:

2 or more channels depending on player numbers. Players distributed evenly at beginning of channel

Instructions:

First player begins with a positive first touch and executes a scissor toward 2 o'clock, continues on and executes a V-move to 10 o'clock, then a Maradona to 2 o'clock and then finally a Ronaldo Chop to finish. Players must complete all 4 moves before the end of the channel, then dribble down the side to begin again. Next player goes after previous player gets halfway.

Coaching Points:

Messi touches, positive touch out of each move to get heads up. Exaggeration to sell moves.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (10 mins)

Organization:

- 10x10 yard area

- As many grids as needed for pairs

Instructions:

- Players work/dribble from side-to-side mirroring one another

- Must look to do the L-turn at the same time

- After execution of turn, must make eye contact with their partner before next turn

Coaching Points:

- Knee high up over the ball

- Use arms to exaggerate motion

- Hop forward on plant leg as ball is dragged backwards with the opposite

- Touch ball with inside of the foot over to the opposite side (behind plant leg)

- Body shape must face 2 o'clock or 10 o'clock to get the ball to go forward on touch

- Head up after execution to observe next action

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme Semi Opposed

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Main Theme Semi Opposed (10 mins)

Organization:

- 10X20 yard area

- 6X6 yard square in middle

Instructions:

Attacker receives ball from defender and attempts to stop ball on cone before defender gets to corresponding cone on defenders side.

Coaching Points:

- Knee high up over the ball

- Use arms to exaggerate motion

- Hop forward on plant leg as ball is dragged backwards with the opposite

- Touch ball with inside of the foot over to the opposite side (behind plant leg)

- Head up to see defenders position

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme Opposed

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Main Theme Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

- 10X20 yard area

- 6X6 yard square in middle

Instructions:

- Defender plays pass to the Attacker, Attacker tries to score on either goal

- Attacker is allowed to turn any time and any number of times, only while they are in the red square

- Once Attacker breaks the line towards one of the goals, they must continue to attack that goal

- If the Defender wins the ball, they can score on either goal

Coaching Points:

- Expose the ball to bait the defender

- Exaggeration of movements to sell the turn

- After execution of turn, pick up head to observe and determine next action

- Look for end product (goal)

Progressions


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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