Football/Soccer Session (U9): BRIARCLIFF AYSO U6/8 TURNING W5

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

U-Turn

Toe part of the sole to drag ball back

Movement of non-kicking foot as you drag ball

Use of body, arms etc to fake

Distance of touch (helps next action)

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

Identification of the space

U-Turn Technique - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLpUqmiDHB0&list=PL20E28F4F04DA8D29&index=27


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 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 40x30 area set up as shown

2. 10x10 Yellow cone box within each area

3. Team seperated into four groups

Instructions:

1. The attacker is looking to get to either green cone before the defender.

2. The attacker can only make their moves inside the yellow box, once the attacker exits the yelllow box they are no longer allowed to change direction and have to get to the green cone before the defender.

3. Players which roles after each attempt.

4. One point is awarded to which ever per player touches the green cone first. Ties go to the defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Change of directon

2. Change of speed

3. Excelerate after change

Progression:

1. R - Players can only go one direction


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning
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Turning (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 field, 10x10 grid per team

2. Four teams, 3 players per team

3. One ball per player

Instructions:

1. Player 1 from each group takes "Messi" touches with their right foot to the line in front of them.

2. Player 1 performs Inside Cut with their right foot, makes eye contact with Player 2 and dribbles back to starting position with "Ronaldo" touches.

3. Upon making eye contact with Player 1, Player 2 will begin Messi touches. Player 2 makes eye contact with Player 3. Player 3 makes eye contact with Player 1.

4. Rotation continues until time has expired.

Coaching Points:

Turning- U-Turn

Toe part of the sole to drag ball back

Movement of non-kicking foot as you drag ball

Use of body, arms etc to fake

Distance of touch (helps next action)

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

Identification of the space

Turning - Inside Cut

1. Step to the side of the ball with the non kicking foot

2. Pivot on that foot

3. Cut the ball back with the inside of the opposite foot

Turning - Outside Cut

1. Take a big step past the ball and plant foot

2. Pivot on that foot

3. Cut the ball back with the outside of the opposite foot

Progressions:

1. Players switch to left foot/Inside Cut

2. Players switch to right foot/Outside Cut

3. Players switch to left foot/Outside Cut


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bank Robbers

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Bank Robbers (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 20x20 field set up as shown

2. Separate players into 4 teams

3. 9 balls (odd number of balls is best)

Instructions:

1. Each team begins in their corner of the field. Two players are runners and one player stays and makes sure the balls stay in the corner of the field.

2. One player from each team runs to the ball area to retrive a ball. Player must perform a turn to get the ball out of the area and dribble back to their corner.

3. One the first player has returned, the next player can go to retrive a ball. The runners continue rotating and collecting balls until their team has 3 balls in their corner.

4. Players can only dribble one ball at a time. Once all the balls in the center ball area are gone, players can go to other teams to retrive a ball. First team with 3 balls in their corner win.

Coaching Points:

Turning- U-Turn

Toe part of the sole to drag ball back

Movement of non-kicking foot as you drag ball

Use of body, arms etc to fake

Distance of touch (helps next action)

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

Identification of the space

Turning - Inside Cut

1. Step to the side of the ball with the non kicking foot

2. Pivot on that foot

3. Cut the ball back with the inside of the opposite foot

Turning - Outside Cut

1. Take a big step past the ball and plant foot

2. Pivot on that foot

3. Cut the ball back with the outside of the opposite foot

Progressions:

1. Teams must retrive 4 balls

2. Limit number of touches

3. Allow two players to go at same time


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization: 3v3

1. 40x30 grid set up as shown

2. Team seperated into four groups

3. One ball per field with multiple by each goal.

Instructions:

1. Teams will play 5 min games.

2. Water Break

3. Winning teams will play each other.

Coaching Points:

1 Point = Scoring a goal

2 Points= Turning against defender


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