Football/Soccer Session (U14): TECHNICAL - TURNING (PRESSURE SIDE) - ALL AGES (WSSL CAMP) (Start Time: 2014-07-08 09:00:00)

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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 (20 mins)

Organization:

35*25 Field marked off as above

12 players

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

- Dribble throughout the red area

- Intro to turns inside the blue area

- Dribble out to red cones and dribble back in to the turns area

Coaching Points:

- Use pinky toe to dribble the ball

- Keep ball close to your feet (Each step should be a touch on the ball)

- Keep your head up

- Execute turn quickly and leave the blue box

- Chose a good opportunity to dribble into the blue box

- If you have space in front of you take a slightly larger touch to speed into/out of area

Progressions:

Include Ball mastery, Toe taps, foundations, turns, (days topic)


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

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Main Theme (35 mins)

Organization:

10x15 yard area

2 teams (add grids if lines too long)

Instructions:

- Team on Attack must lose their Shadow and cross either end of the channel before their Shadow.

- If Attacker crosses before the Shadow they win the point.

- If Shadow crosses the line at the same time as the Attacker, Shadow wins the point.

Coaching Points:

- Attack space at speed

- Recognition of defender's position

- Read movement of the defender (In front, next to or behind)

- On toes to pivot

- Open hips/close hips to fake defender

- Head up to see where space is available

- Accelerate into space

Progressions:

- Addition of ball (Same game)


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

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Main Theme II (35 mins)

Organization:

Same area as prior screen

Instructions:

- Players now working on technical repetition (U-turn and Cruyff turn)

- After completion of first turn, make eye contact with next player in line (cue to go), and execute second turn to finish on far side of the field.

Coaching Points:

- Set-up/sell turn with movement of upper body

- Ball out of feet after turn

- Head up to observe/determine next action

- Execute second turn with bigger touch out of feet to accelerate away

Progressions:

- Addition of semi-opposed pressure (players dribbling at one another)


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

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Main Theme III (35 mins)

Organization:

15x20 yard area

2 groups running at the same time. 3 Players on each side (Attackers & Defenders)

Instructions:

- Defender plays ball square to Attacker.

- Defender cannot go to defend until Attacker takes 1st touch.

- Attacker must try to score in either goal.

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

- Next Defender in line must count down from 10 seconds (each game is 10 seconds long).

Coaching Points:

- Space ahead so attacker is at speed

- Recognition of defender's posistion

- Behind you - accelerate forward

- Alongside you (Space ahead) - Pretend to turn keep going forward

- Alongside you (Space behind) - Turn

- Defender ahead of you - Turn

- Once you get a yard of space then look to cut across defender

Progressions:


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

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Main Theme IV (35 mins)

Organization:

- 20x30 yard area

Instructions:

- Players play 4v4 with lined zone area.

- Attacking players can turn within zoned area to attack either goal.

- After goal scored, scoring team retains possession and begins to attack opposite goal.

Coaching Points:

- Awareness of when to turn from area of more pressure to area of less

- Head up and eye contact with players

- Bigger touch on execution of turn

- Exaggeration of movements for pass/shot to sell the turn

- After execution of turn, pick up head to observe

- Acceleration after turn into space

Progressions


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

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Main Theme V (45 mins)

Organization:

15x20 yard area

12 players

Goalkeeper

Instructions:

- Line 1 starts off the sequence by dribbling 1v1 against the goalie to shoot (has 3 seconds to get shot off).

- After shooting in Line 1, immediately turns to play give/go drop-pass to player shooting in Line 2 (must shoot first time).

- After shooting in Line 3, immediately turns to play 1v1 to goal against player at the front of Line 3.

- Rotate lines after completing the sequence.

- First player to score 5 goals (individually).

Coaching Points:

SHOOTERS:

- Head up to observe space and defender/goalkeeper.

- Determine proper angle of approach to shoot.

- Determine appropriate surface of foot to shoot.

- Keep head still and eyes focused on the ball.

- Strike ball appropriately (center, low, top).

- Follow through towards target.

GOALKEEPERS:

- Stay organized.

- Follow ball (Ball line and Angle arc).

- Make correct save (dive, basket catch, contour catch, etc).

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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