Football/Soccer Session (U10): HCFC - U-Turn

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Abigail Katz, Adult Member

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Abigail Katz
Name: Abigail Katz
City: Livingston
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 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 (25 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown.

Instructions:

• Player A starts the game by leaving the end zone, player A is the attacker.

• Player B is the defending player and is trying to stop in either endzone next to player A

• Player A wins if he/she can stop in an end zone without the opposition player by their side.

Coaching Points:

1) Speed of movement

2) Quality of movement

3) Decision based on defender's positioning

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical
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Technical (20 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Diagram A

• Players dribble out to end line and performs a 'U-Turn', upon turning they immediatly make eye

contact with the next player in line.

• Once eyecontact is made the next player procedes.

• After turning they return to the line.

• Process repeats.

Diagram B

• Players dribble out and perform a stop start in the middle (high wave).

• At the end they perform a U-Turn.

• As they turn, make eye contact with the next person - this is their cue to go.

• Players perform the stop start on the way back as you go past the next person, should be with the opposite foot as the first one

Coaching Points:

- Pinky toe to dribble

- Keep ball close, touch on every step

- Correct execution of turn and stop start

- Ball out of feet

- Head up after turn/stop start

- Accelerate out of turn/stop start

Progressions:


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi to Fully Opposed
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Semi to Fully Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

Same organization as the previous activities.

Instructions:

• Both blue team and red team have a ball but the blue team are the attacking players first

• Both players must stay on their half of the area neither player can cross the cone line in the middle

• Blue wins by stopping the ball in an end zone before the opposition can stop in the area

• Defender is live on blue's first touch.

• If defender wins the ball they try to score in the pug between the two lines

• Each team gets 1:30 to take the role of the attacker

Coaching Points:

- Quality of first touch (Direction - towards goal, Weight)

- Awareness of defender's position

- Be positive, attack goal if possible

- Decision, Turn or Stop start to lose the defender (Scenarios from warm up)

- Protect the ball with your body

- Finish!

Progressions:

P. Use pugg goals to paint the picture of getting behind the defender (end product)

R. Use cone line in the middle to allow-Defender cannot cross-(Attacker trying to dribble through gates)

P-Attacking player can score from either half, if they score from their own half they get 1 point however if they can penetrate and score from the defenders half they get 2 points--(Defenders must stay in their half, if they win the ball they


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

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Conditioned Game / Free Play (20 mins)

Organization:

-30 x30 grid

-3v3 4v4

-extra balls

Instructions:

-One attempts to score in goals labeled A and the other in goals labeled B these goals can be different colors so that players can easily visualize where they are trying to score.

Coaching Points:

- Controlled aproach

- Appropriate turn to protect or change direction

- Bend knees to create a platform to accelerate

- Turn into space

- Take away with the nearest foot and surface

- Head up after turning for next action

Progressions:

- Take two goals and move to free play


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