Football/Soccer Session (U12): Winter session( creative players 1)

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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): warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm-up
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warm-up (15 mins)

Organization:

30x30 yard grid

3 pinnies

2 balls (extras on outside of grid)

Instructions:

3 Players start off as defenders holding the a pinnie each in there hand.

Defenders must look to simply touch a ball or force a ball out of play via a bad pass/touch from an attacker, if they do this the attacker who lost possession takes the pinnie and becomes a defender and the previous defender becomes an attacker.

Attackers must help each other to keep possession of both soccer balls.

Coaching Points:

Communication

Awareness of space/pressure etc.

Try to play to back foot and turn to switch ball in other direction when receive it if possible

Quality/weight of passes.

Angles/distances of support

Constantly re-evaluate your position (can I be in a better position?)

Progressions/Regressions:

Add/remove balls/defenders (pinnies)


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

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Technical Semi-opposed (15 mins)

Organization: 4 groups of 3 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, 2 players start in outside corner of their area and 1 player waits to receive at the opposite corner

Instructions:

Player with the ball plays a pass to the player at the opposite corner then immediately runs to one gate or the other,

Receiving player observes the movement of his teammate as the ball travels and takes his 1st touch toward the open gate and dribbles through the gate, then brings the ball back to the starting point for the next player

Passing player becomes the receiving player

Determine the technique being used to control the ball (inside of the foot to open up to the side, inside of the foot across the body, outside of the foot)

Coaching Points:

Get in line with the ball as it travels,

choose the appropriate surface of the foot,

Head up before receiving to observe open space,

Contact with middle of the ball,

First touch into space

Progressions: 1 - Passing player becomes a defender after the pass and can win the ball after running through one of the gates

2 - Passing player can defend without running through a gate

Regression: Passing player does not run to either gate after pass and instead allows the receiving player to choose either direction


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Conditioned game

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3v3 Conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization:

3v3 with 4 triangles poitioned centrally along each side of the area

Instructions:

Teams play 3v3 inside area with normal soccer rules

Team in possession must connect a pass to a teammate who has taken up a position inside one of the triangels to score a point

Only an attacking player may be inside of the triangle

Both teams score at any of the triangles

Coaching Points:

Angle of support

Receive with back foot when possible

First touch into space and away from pressure

Disguise the direction fo your first touch

Progressions:

1 - In order to score a point, the receiving player must take their first touch to leave the triangle

2 - 2pts for leaving out a different side of the triangle from where the pass entered

3 - Receiving player can either take first touch out the opposite side of the triangle or play a one touch pass back to the player it came from


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

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization: 4 teams of 3, 2 fields of 3v3

Instructions: 3v3 free play

Coaching Points: limited coaching

encourage players to look for their opportunity to shoot

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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