Football/Soccer Session (U12): VUSC U12 Boys Zalewski- Defensive mentality (Start Time: 2016-09-06 15:45:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

(1). Who is the closest player to each ball?

(2). How quickly can you steal the ball? Disrupt play. High energy will disrupt player.

(3). Can you go to goal quickly when regain possession?

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(1). Verbal communication "I got ball".

(2). When to high press (defender faced back to goal, bad first touch, big touch negative).

(3). Early pressure and recognition of player with ball.

(4). Poke tackle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ

Organization:

-13 cones. 1 area setup cones staggered 3 yards side to side, front to back. 1 area setup cones in line with 1.5 feet spacing between cones.

Instructions:

- Go twice through each time. Switch lines after each run through.

Coaching Points:

- Running the knees and light on our feet not stomping down. Balance and control of body.

Progressions:

Cone line:

(1). 2 feet in each

(2). Weave through shuffling side to side.

(3). 2 forward, 1 back through end.

(4). Around each cone figure 8s through the end.

Staggered:

(1). Side to side shuffling.

(2). Hopping 2 feet 1 forward, 1 back to the side.

(3). Hopping with control 1 cone to the next side to side (slow).

(4). Side to side but run around each cone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- 2 in the middle

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Warm up- 2 in the middle (10 mins)

Organization: UPON ARRIVAL you can get players into this straight away until most players are present. Players make circle to play Rondo (keep away). Extra balls on outside of circle.

Instructions: Players in the middle try and steal or disrupt play. Outside playerskeep ball moving and don't let middle players touch it. Player who makes mistake passing changes with defender in the longest.

Coaching Points: (1). Move with the ball to try and concentrate the play.

(2). Visual cue for tackle- bad touch, bad pass, uncomfortable player

(3). High intensity of pressure to force turnover via players making bad decisions.


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

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Main activity (30 mins)

Organization: 1 ball per team

Instructions: pass between team. Every 5 passes the closest player near the ball immediately gets touch tight. Once that player is touch tight, reset and continue passing.

Coaching Points:

(1). Who is the closest player to each ball?

(2). How quickly can you steal the ball? Disrupt play. High energy will disrupt player.

(3). Can you go to goal within 5 seconds?

(4). Poke tackle.

(5). Player in possession has good control? Wait for bad touch or bad pass.

Progressions:

(1). Coach calls out a color and that team steals other teams' soccer balls and finishes to goal. 10 seconds to finish the balls in goal. 5 rounds-3-4 minutes each.

(2). Once ball is in goal coach plays out a new one for each team.

Regressions:

(1). Handball. Teach players movements and reactions without the ball.

(2). 15 or 20 seconds to score.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game: Defending 1 v. 1

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Conditioned Game: Defending 1 v. 1 (20 mins)

Organization: -3 Teams White attacking and Blue defending. Red team off watching.

Use cones or pug goals to make 4 goals in corners of area. 40x40 yd area.

Coaching Points:

(1). Verbal communication "I got ball".

(2). When to high press (defender faced back to goal, bad first touch, big touch negative).

(3). Early pressure and recognition of player with ball.

Progression: (1). No scoring to goals. Possession. Attacking team must complete 8 passes for a point. Man marking. (2). New defender must pressure ball after each pass. No more man marking. (3). Play game to goals. Try to win ball early and go to goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 to Goals

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4v4 to Goals (30 mins)

Organization: 4v4. 5 minute games.

Coaching Points:

Coach what we worked on in the session.


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