Football/Soccer Session (U12): 3 Monroe Soccer PTA U12Coed - Apr '14 (Start Time: 2014-04-10 18:30:00)

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Nick Adams, Adult Member

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Nick Adams
Name: Nick Adams
City: New Bedford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving and Turning warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving and Turning warm up
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Receiving and Turning warm up (20 mins)

Organization:

30x20/30 yard area. Group of 10/12 players use 4-5 balls.

Instructions:

Player with ball passes to a player without a ball. Receiving player receives the ball with different surfaces of the foot and turns quickly before passing to another player. Focus on quality of initial pass and quality of receiving touch.

Coaching Points:

Look before receiving – awareness of ball, space and other players.

Sideways stance on receiving – keep ball as far away from defender as possible.

Quality of touch – into space and eliminate defender.

Body position on receiving – low for balance, strength and quick acceleration away.

Progressions:

Receive with inside of foot (imagine defender right behind on touch)

Receive with outside of foot (imagine defender right behind on touch).

Receive ball to back foot and turns to face imaginary defender (imagine no initial pressure from defender)


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

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1v1 to targets (20 mins)

Organization:

10x20 yard area. 4 or 6 players in each area set up as shown

Instructions:

One player in the area is an attacker and one a defender.Target player passes into attacker who must try to turn and pass ball to opposite target player. Defender tries to step in and win the ball and pass back to the other target player. Play to 5 and then switch.

Do not allow attacker to release back to target initially – Work on attacker using body to be strong and shielding the ball whilst looking to create space to attack.

Coaching Points:

Create space by checking away from pass.

Get in line with pass. Demand ball from target player.

Take touch into space and behind defender.

Penetrate with quick pass once behind defender.

Progressions:

Attacker may release to target player on same end line


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 game plus end game

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4v4 game plus end game (45 mins)

Organization:

20x20/30x20 yard area, split in two set up two defenders and two attackers in each half as shown.

Instructions:

One team is attacking one end line and the other team attacks the other end line. Teams score by successfully dribbling over the attacking end line. Players may not leave their zone initially.

Coaching Points:

Look for attackers to create 1v1 and then exploit by turning and driving

Awareness of space

Movement of two forwards

Communication

Progressions:

Remove central line and play 4v4 to lines

Finish with open game play 4v4/5v5 with a 2-2/3-2 formation, see how two forwards receive the ball.

Look for 1v1s - can attacker turn their defender for a quick scoring opportunity.


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