Football/Soccer Session (U14): TACTICAL - CROSSING & FINISHING - B12N, GU13W & GU14E (WSSL TRAVEL) (Start Time: 2015-10-05 17:15:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 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 (10 mins)

Organization:

15x30 yard grid, each Player with a ball.

Instructions:

- Players juggle in a specific pattern or sequence

Coaching Points:

- Players try to improve their touches (suppleness, control and foot-eye coordination) by juggling with different surfaces of their feet & body.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (25 mins)

Organization:

Half field

Practice can be done with 12-18 players

Lots of balls

Instructions:

- Ball is played to wide player checking back to the ball

- Wide partner checks underneath to play a double pass-through ball

- Wide player runs to the corner to play the cross

- Two attacking midfielders make their runs into the box to get on the end of the cross; Passer makes the far post run, opposite attacking midfielder makes the near post run

- Alternate sides

Coaching Points:

- Quality of passing

- Good first touch and set up play

- Movement off the ball timing of runs; Visual Cues: Head up/down from the crosser, speed of play from the outside players on their passing combination

- Front post runner must get across the front of the defender/goalie - Gamble

- Far post runner must bend their run deep and not be on the same line as front post runner; must be able to run onto ball

- Quality of cross and end product

Progressions:

- Add defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (25 mins)

Organization:

Half Field

Players set up as shown

Instructions:

- Central Player plays ball wide, and checks to get the ball back

- Central Player plays a driven ball to teammate on opposite side to switch the point of attack

- Wide Player dribbles to corner to get the cross in

- Wide Player makes run to the front post

- Central Player makes run to the back post

- Look to finish

Coaching Points:

- Weight of passes

- Check to the ball (check shoulder, receive with back foot)

- Timing of runs into the box

- Front post runner angle run and look to gamble; far post runner stays wide and deeper to be able to run onto ball

- End product

Progressions:

- Add defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match
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Match (25 mins)

Organization:

Match

7v7 (adjust for numbers)

Instructions:

- Regular match

Coaching Points:

- Get in line with and have body behind the ball

- Attack the ball

- Get low and feet set (runner's stance)

- Hands under the ball (wrists together)

- Secure the ball to body

- Keep momentum going forward

Progressions:


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Movement
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