Football/Soccer Session (U10): L-turn & V-turn

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Herve Corde, Adult Member

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Herve Corde
Name: Herve Corde
City: North Woodmere
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 14 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm Up

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Dynamic Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

2 groups of 6 or 7 set up as shown, with each group split in to two lines facing each other approximately 12 to 15 yds away

Instructions:

players will either dribble across the area to give the ball to the next player in the other line, or pass across the area to the next player (each example is shown)

once the first player has played the ball to the next player in the opposite line (by dribbling or passing) he runs out to the 3 cones on the side of the area and side-shuffles to slalom through the cones,

once through the 3 cones the player will perform the dynamic movment (i.e. knees up, skips, etc.) to the next cone then get back in the nearest line

the next receiving player waits until the ball reaches him, then repeats in the opposite direction

Coaching Points:

quality of dribble, or touch and pass

quality of execution of dynamic movement

posture and balance when performing dynamic movement

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery (10 mins)

Organization:

All players with a ball 

Instructions:

players will work on performing the demonstrated dribbling technique in unison with their partner across from them (week 4 - L-turn 3 ways)

Players attempt to mirror each other while performing the technique for x amount of time

Coaching Points:

footwork and execution of the move

Head up to observe the space and the position of the other player

use of body to sell the fake

ability to take touch into space after performing the move

Progressions:

1 - 1v1 race to cones - decide which player is the attacking player, that player tries to get to one of the cones and stop his ball first before the defending player does the same with his ball

2 - Same game, defender plays without a ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions - Semi-Opposed

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Technical Repetitions - Semi-Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

3 attacking players set up as shown

1 defending player

(3 groups)

Instructions:

Player that begins with the ball (player 1) will try to lose the defender and create space to pass by turning side to side

To begin with, pass must be played to central player (player 2), then player 2 will pass to player 3, who turns and shoots on goal

Player 1 becomes the defender for the next rotation, Defender becomes Player 2, Player 2 becomes player 3, and Player 3 returns with the ball to the line

Coaching Points:

ability to use driblling technique to open up passing lane

choice of turning technique to get free

movement to support the ball at the correct angle

body shape to receive the ball

quality and direction of 1st touch

end product

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions

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Technical Repetitions (15 mins)

Organization:

3 attackers, 3 defenders, 1 GK set up as shown (2 groups)

Instructions:

Ball begins with players 1, same as previous activity

Player 1 uses driblling technique to move away from defender and create space to pass to player 2

Player 2 now has a defender trying to prevent the pass into player 3, Player 1 may support his pass to help Player 2 get the ball into Player 3

Player 3 turns and finishes under pressure from the 3rd defender

To begin with, all defenders may only move sideways in between the two cones in there zone, cannot recover to help other defenders or step up to win the ball

Defenders are allowed to win the ball by intercepting the pass or if the attacker comes into there zone

Coaching Points:

Check shoulder before receiving to know the position of the defender

All previous points

Progressions:

Defenders are fully live once the receiving player in their zone takes his first touch, but will stop defending when the ball is played past them. Defenders are still not allowed to recover to help the other defenders.


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

3 teams set up as shown with one team defending the large goal (+GK) and one team defending the two counter goals

The third team is waiting off the field to rotate on

1 GK needed (rotate if more than one GK)

Instructions:

4+GK vs 4

Team with GK sets up in GK-2-1-1

Opposing team sets up in 1-2-1

Ball always starts with GK to allow team to play out of the back

If team defending counter goals wins the ball and scores in the large goal, then switch sides and defend the large goal, and the next team comes on to defend the counter goals

If the team defending the large goal scores in one of the counter goals, they stay where they are as the champions

Team that was scored on rotates off

Coaching Points:

Recognize moments to turn away from defender using L-turn

ability to use attacking move to beat defender and create the chance to shoot

decision to dribble or pass

quality of end product

Team shape to allow passing options

Progressions:


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

GK-2-3-1 formation for both teams, use edge of 18yd box for field width

Instructions:

Free play

Coaching Points:

team shape and balance

decision to go 1v1 (when, where)

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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