Football/Soccer Session (U9): VSSC U9 Juventus (Turning) (Start Time: 2015-05-05 20:00:00)

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Greg Primavera, Adult Member

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Greg Primavera
Name: Greg Primavera
City: White Plains
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Inside/Outside Cut

Identification of the space

Identification of the defender

Decision whether to keep going forward or turn based on pressure and space

Distance of touch (helps next action)

Use of body, arms etc to fake

Direction of touch (based on next action)

Cut the ball back with the inside of the opposite foot

-Looking to combine turns for more complex movement and change of direction


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Warm-up (10 mins)

Organization:

20x20

Each player with a ball

Instructions:

1) Players dribbling in the area, using different techniques (ronaldo messi etc)

2) On coaches command players go to the line which is called ie Blue line, the last 3 to stop the ball on the line must complete 3 turns in the turning zone

3)When players are on the line a new turn is introduced--Inside and outside cut

4) after players go back in the zone they practice the turn

Coaching Points:

1) Small 'messi' touches when dribble

2) head up

3) speed of execution

4) how 'realistic' is the turn?

Progressions:

P1-Add one or two defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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Unopposed (10 mins)

Organization:

Players in groups of 3 with 1 ball per group Turning zone in middle:

Players dribble out to turning zone and perform 2 turns designated by the coach before passing to the next player and rotating positions. That player then repeats action.

Coaching Points:

1) Small 'messi' touches when dribble

2) head up

3) speed of execution

4) how 'realistic' is the turn? sell trun as a strike/pass etc. Eye contact/connection with next player before make pass

Progression:

Make it a race between groups


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning

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Turning (10 mins)

Organization:

Players in groups of 4.

2 players 'active', 2 players rest/referee game

1 ball per group needed but have others close by to restart rotation quickly

2 cones of same color approx 8 yards apart with 2 cones of a different color 'mirroring' them 4 yards opposite.

Instructions:

-Attacking player, plays between red cones, the defender player between the blue.

-The attacking player must stop the ball on either red cone before the defender can place his foot on the corresponding cone.

-If the defender has his foot placed on a cone, the attacker must turn and play towards the other red cone.

-The active pair finish their rotation when either a point is scored, or the attacker dribbles passed/over the end cones by mistake or the attacker stops the ball on a red cone when the defender already has his foot on the corresponding blue cone.

-The defender cannot steal the ball/interfere with the attacking player in anyway.

-Once the rotation is finished the next pair who have been resting/refereeing the game become the 'active' pair, when the resting pair become active again the attacker becomes the defender and vice versa.

Coaching Points:

1) Use the turning techniques to change direction quickly.

2) 'Sell' the skills to fake out the defenders into going into the wrong direction

3) Try to look at the defenders body position/weight and change direction at correct moments

--(when defenders hips turned fully commited to 1 direction/cone).

4) Change of speed

5) Use a variety of skills/turns

6) Take the space/use speed if get ahead of defender

Progressions:

-Have leaderboard, player who scores most points in his group, play against the highest scorers in the other groups.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Back to Back Goals

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1v1 Back to Back Goals (15 mins)

Organization:

1 field, 2 teams, two goals facing outside of the field in the middle. 1 team starts with all the balls

Instructions:

Defender plays to attack and then looks to pressure and win ball, both players are looking to score in either goal.

Coaching Points:

1) 1st touch out of feet.

2) Head up

3) Recognition of space and pressure. Cutting across player after turn. Protecting ball if pressure is tight.

4) End product so head up after turn.

Progressions:

Most goals in 3 mins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play 3v3

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Free Play 3v3 (20 mins)

Organization:

2 small sided fields, players divided into 4 teams dependin upon numbers

Instructions: Free Play 3v3

Coaching Points: 1 Point= score a goal 2 Points= Perform a turn away from defender


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