Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): B04 US Soccer Wk 4.3

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
Turning
Technical
Tactical
Technical
Physical
Technical
Psychological
Recognition of cues to turn
Technical
Social

Stage 1 (15 mins)

Warm Up (30 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Stretch

Organization:

10x20 yard area (grid)

Groups of 6 players

Cones / Flags / Markers / Poles (4 different objects matched on each corner)

Instructions:

- First Player in the groups move around the three cones; on coaches command, it's a race to one of the four corners (which ever coach calls out).

- Point to the team of the quicker player.

Coaching Points:

- Head Up

- Quick feet

- Low center of gravity

- Explosive movement to flag or cone that is called

- Quick thinking/decision making

Progressions:

- Opposite of what coach calls (if flag, go to cone and vice versa)

- Vary the movement around the three cones

- Add a pass from the next person in line waiting, and person whose turn it is has to dribble while executing sequence


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling w/Speed & Cotrol

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Dribbling w/Speed & Cotrol (15 mins)

Dribbling w/Speed & Control

Controlled dribble into Sprinting dribble transition into contolled dribble cut & explode away

Coaching Points: Touch ball as much as possible during controlled dribbling, touch as least as possible at speed, address how to transition from sprinting to controlled dribble (Sprinting Dribble into 1v1) using an in between (Inside touch to each foot) to slow up

-Touch into space and chase

-Limited touches increases speed

-Controlled touches can be fast with small touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving to Turn & Shooting

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Receiving to Turn & Shooting (15 mins)

Receiving to Turn & Shooting (15 min)

Set up: Passing players in line connects ball to forward at wall dummies. Forward receives & turns to shoot. Passing players follow their pass & become the next forward. Rotate passes to fowards in areas A & B. GK switch ea three shots

Progression: Passing players line up on cones 1, 2 & 3. The coach will call out which line the ball will be played from & forwards will adjust their movement accordingly.

Coaching Points: Use feints when turning, take quick shots (Snap knee), communicate, Head on a Swivel


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Basic

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Passing + Receiving
Technical Tactical
Movement Off The Ball
Technical Physical
Sprint Speed
Technical Social
Communication

Basic (15 mins)

Team A and Team B play 3 vs 3 in square 1

The Teams (C + D) on the outside are only ball boys to start - they get play going again when a ball is kicked out of the square

When the coach blows a whistle, Teams A and B sprint to the other square where there will be a ball waiting

The first player into the square gets possession for their team.

Swap teams fairly regularly because of high workload.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
General technique
Technical Tactical
Move up the pitch as a team
Technical Physical
Fitness
Technical Psychological
Game awareness

Stage 4 (30 mins)

Expanded Sm Sided Game (15 min)

Set-up a pitch suitable for a SSG (6v6), all players must be in the attacking half before teams can shoot. 3 touch restriction

Restrictions: All players must get back in their own half to defend and all player must get into the opposing half before shooting

Sm Sided Game No Restrictions (15 min)

Teams must have every outfield player in their opponent’s half to score. This forces players to move up and down the field throughout.


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