Football/Soccer Session (U12): Introducing the dummy

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm Up
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Juggling Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

All players with a ball

Instructions:

Juggling on arrival. One bounce and foundation juggling.

Try to keep the ball from spinning

Coaching Points:

Lock ankle

Toe pointed down

Contact with laces

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity Part I

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Main Activity Part I (10 mins)

Organization:

As above 15x20 grid depending on group

4 yard gate placed diagonally between A and D

Instructions:

Rotation is A (passer) becomes B (passive defender) becomes C (attacker) becomes D (receiver)

A passes to C who takes on the front foot, gets around the furthest cone and passes to D.

D dribbles back through the gate, performing a scissor to restart the rotation

Coaching Points:

Quality, weight and direction of pass

Burst of speed to get on ball

Receiving on front foot

Can we break the line with one touch?

Use of arms to feel defender

Progressions:

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

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Main Activity Part II (10 mins)

Organization:

As before

Instructions:

Same Rotation

Now player C runs over ball for player D to receive and they combine with 2 more passes before D dribbles back down performing a scissor to restart the rotation

Coaching Points:

Quality, weight and direction of pass

Burst of speed to get to ball and sell the dummy

Execute dummy at the last moment

Speed of secondary combination, can we play 1 touch?

Progressions:

Defender is live


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully Opposed

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Fully Opposed (10 mins)

Organization:

As before. Add 2 pugg goals 5 yards off the endline

Defender added in the end zone

Instructions:

Combine and score in either goal

End zone defender cannot step onto play area

Live players cannot step into end zone

Coaching Points:

Decision making of receiving player

Where is the pressure coming from?

Late pressure or high pressure with defender on "near goal side" then dummy.

High Pressure with defender tight in behind, can we turn the corner and go to goal?

No pressure, turn, face up and play

Communication

Progressions:


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

4v4+2 neutrals and 2 keepers

Instructions:

Neutrals must stay in channels and have 2 touches. No one else allowed in channels

If a dummy is executed and a goal is scored in that possession it is worth 5 goals.

Coaching Points:

Movement and timing of runs, where, when, why?

Ball wide, 9 drifts away creating space for 10's run.

Where do backward supporting players move, provide an option

Quality, direction and weight of pass from the neutral players

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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