Football/Soccer Session (U11): Receive straight pass/ Diagonal

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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): Technical Repitions

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Technical Repitions

Organization:

20x10 yd areas

- 4 players per group, 2 in each color set up as shown, all players have a ball except the first player in blue who will receive first

Instructions:

- player in blue checks off the endline into the middle of the area to receive pass from first player in white

- player in blue receives ball and turns to dribble back to starting line

- as receiving player turns and dribbles back, the player in white that passed the ball now checks into the middle to receive a pass from the next player in blue, turns with ball and dribbles back to line

- rotation is continued for 2 minute rounds

Coaching Points:

- timing of run and pass to receive the ball in the middle of the area

- sideways body position to receive

- check back shoulder to observe space before receiving

- receive with the back foot, touch out of feet into space

- speed and quality of next action

Progressions:

1 - use one ball per group, receiving player turns and plays pass to next player in line

2 - player behind holds up 0-5 fingers, player receiving the ball must call out that number as they are receiving

3 - Introduce more complex techniques to turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repitions (Semi-Opposed)

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Technical Repitions (Semi-Opposed)

Organization:

20x10 yd areas, with small goals on each endline

groups of 4, 1 player per color on each side

Instructions:

- blue player and white player both move at the same time into the middle of the area, blue player checks to receive at a straight line to receive a straight pass or diagonal to receive a diagonal pass , white stays behind until atacker makes the first touch.

- players switch roles for the next rotation

- repeated by pair from the opposite side

Coaching Points:

- check shoulder as you check and again as the ball travels to observe the position of the defender

- receive with the outside of the front foot in a sideways body position to protect the ball

- feel for the defender with your hip and arm to keep them away from the ball

- roll the defender if they over-commit to one side

- use of pullback or L-turn to beat the defender once establishing possession

- use of 1st touch to roll the defender if they over-commit to try to win the ball, use of hips to seal the defender when spinning past them

Progressions:

1 - receiving player attempts to roll the defender and spin with their first touch

2 - introduction of more complext techniques to turn under pressure

3 - allow defender to apply full pressure on the attacker's first touch, defenders can win the ball and score in the counter goals


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Conditioned Game

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1v1 Conditioned Game

Organization:

20x10 yd areas, with small goals on each endline

4 players set up as shown, extra balls behind each endline

Instructions:

- 1v1 in central area, 1 target on each end

- target player with the ball plays into his teammate in the central area, defender must allow attacking player to have the first touch on the ball

- receiving player attempts to turn with the ball and play into target on opposite side; second option is to receive the ball and play back to the same player

- alternate service from each side for two minutes

- 3pts for turning and scoring at opposite target, 1pt for receiving then playing back to the same target (pass cannot be 1-touch), defender scores 1pt for stealing the ball and playing into either target, 0pts if the ball is played out of bounds

Coaching Points:

- create space to receive with movement away from the ball before checking back into space

- sideways body position ready to receive

- check shoulder to observe position of the defender

- choose which foot to receive with based on the position of the defender

- try to roll the defender if they get tight and over-commit to the ball

Progressions:

1 - defender does not need to allow attacker to have the first touch on the ball, can attempt to intercept the pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 Conditioned Game

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2v2 Conditioned Game

Organization:

24x16 yd area

6 players set up as shown (2v2 with 2 neutral Targets)

Instructions:

- ball starts with one of the target players on the end

- ball is played into attacking team who scores a point by receiving the ball and playing it to the far target

- if attacking team maintains possession of the ball, they attempt to score again at the opposite target

- defending team attempts to win the ball and play either target to establish possession, then switch the ball to the other target to score

- rotate every 3 minutes by switching the targets with one of the teams in the central area

Coaching Points:

- create space to receive with movement away from the ball before checking back into space

- check at an angle to create the space to receive on the back foot

- sideways body position ready to receive

- check shoulder to observe position of the defender

- choose which foot to receive with based on the position of the defender

- try to roll the defender if they get tight and over-commit to the ball

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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