Football/Soccer Session (U10): Shielding & Turning

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Evagelos Vassilaras, Adult Member

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Evagelos Vassilaras
Name: Evagelos Vassilaras
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

attacking shielding & turning


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:

Open Area - keep groups in a 4x4 area

Instructions:

Groups of 4 players juggle for 5 minutes

Progressions:

p- 1 touch

r- can let ball bounce

p- use other parts of the body (chest, knee, etc)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): main theme

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main theme (20 mins)

Organization:

cones are placed 6 yards apart 2 players to each with another pair waiting

Instructions:

Players to make eye contact before turning from each cone

1. L Turn

2. U-turn

Coaching Points:

Recognition of space / defender

Distance / direction of final touch

explain u-turn is when pressure is tight

L-turn can be used when pressure is lighter/a little space is given

Inside/outside cut

Progressions:

p - combine both turns

r - only do u-turn for youger ages


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): conditioned game

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conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization:

50x40 2 fields

Instructions:

3v3

Coaching Points:

When to Shield, How to shield, and when to turn

What is your end goal?

Attacking the defender / space at speed

Recognition of space / defender

Recognition of defenders body shape

Movement of ball / body to unbalance

Distance / direction of final touch

End product

Inside Cut/Outside Cut

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): game

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game (15 mins)

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Instructions:

Coaching Points:

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