Football/Soccer Session (U12): TECHNICAL - 1ST TOUCH - GU12W (WSSL TRAVEL) (Start Time: 2013-09-11 17:30:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 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 (15 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard grid, each Player with a ball.

Instructions:

"The One Bounce Juggling Challenge": Player starts the juggle with 1 bounce, then takes 1 touch; then lets the ball bounce again, then takes 2 touches; then let's it bounce once again, then takes 3 touches, etc. If the player messes up the sequence, then they start again at 1. Challenge players to set their own new record.

Coaching Points:

- Players try to improve their touches (suppleness, control and foot-eye coordination) by juggling with different surfaces of their feet & body.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (10 mins)

Organization:

2 groups running at the same time

Instructions:

2 players in the middle and 4 players on outside, players in the middle must receive from all 4 players.

Players must go through the middle before receiving another pass

Coaching Points:

- Head up as ball travels

- Weight off pass

- Quality of return pass

- Bodyshape to see whole activity

Progressions:

- Make it a race - first player to receive from all 4 players


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

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Main Theme II (15 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

Four 5x5x5 triangles (If space available, use rhombus)

Instructions:

Four triangles set up as shown with a player standing in each triangle. Players in the middle with a ball. Player in possession dribbles in the area and looks to pass to a player in a triangle. The player in the triangle must receive through any side of the triangle other than the side the pass entered. Player making the pass follows into the vacated triangle as the process continues.

Coaching Points:

Communication with teammate.

Open body shape to receive on back foot.

First touch into space.

Quality of first touch.

Progressions:

- Player making the pass into the triangle follows pass to provide pressure as player inside triangle moves out an open side

- Player making the pass into the triangle tries to win the ball back before player in the triangle exits the space


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

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Main Theme III (15 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

Four 5x5x5 triangles (if space available use rhombus)

Instructions:

Four triangles set up as shown with a player standing in each triangle. Players in the middle with a ball. Player in possession dribbles in the area and looks to pass to a player in a triangle. The player in the triangle must receive through any side of the triangle other than the side the pass entered. Player making the pass follows into the vacated triangle as the process continues.

Coaching Points:

Communication with teammate.

Open body shape to receive on back foot.

First touch into space.

Quality of first touch.

Progressions:

- Player making the pass into the triangle follows pass to provide pressure as player inside triangle moves out an open side

- Player making the pass into the triangle tries to win the ball back before player in the triangle exits the space


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

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Conditioned Game (30 mins)

Organization:

20x30 area

Instructions:

1. 12 players in the area, divided into 2 teams of 6

2. Player starting with the ball comes out to initiate a 1v1 match-up by playing to checking player after making eye contact

3. As soon as receiving player checks to the ball, defender can begin to close down and defend

4. Receiving player will attack either goal at the top of the field, defender can win ball to shoot towards either goal at the bottom of the field

5. Players rotate to their other line after turn

Coaching Points:

1. Head Up-View Area

2. Get in line with the ball

3. Select controlling surface

4. Determine direction and space to attack

5. Disguise to deceive defender

Progressions:

1. Go 2v2 to goal


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