Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Dribbling for Possession

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Paul Gregory
Name: Paul Gregory
City: Coconut Creek
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique

ORGANIZATION:

Part A - Groups of 4 players, split into 2s; 4 yards interval each cone, 12 yards distance; each player w/ ball

Part B - Groups of 4 players, split into 2s; 12 yards distance, side cones 3 yards from ends on each side

INSTRUCTIONS:

Part A - First players in line on each team will dribble out to 2nd blue cone (defender) and perform a turn away, then dribble to other blue cone and perform a different turn away, and finish through other end of area. Next player in line repeats. --- Turns: Inside Cut, Outside Hook, Drag Back, Cruyff

INSTRUCTIONS:

PART B - Players from opposite ends dribble out towards each other. When close they will perform a turn away from pressure, then look to attack blue cone and beat using "skill" move. Finish at end of same line.

COACHING POINTS:

A. Technique - Turning out of pressure

1. Player dribbling w/ head up to see opponent/space/support

2. Approach at angle with knee bent

3. Lean into opponent with shoulder dropped

4. Support foot beyond ball

5. Get foot around ball (inside/outside turn) with ankle firm, or proper technique with sole of foot on top of ball

6. Touch ball into new direction, getting body between defender and the ball

7. Move into new space at explosive pace to elude defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

ORGANIZATION:

Groups of 4 players, split into 2s; 15 yards L x 20 yards W

INSTRUCTIONS:

One player from each team will start inside the area and play 1v1, trying to dribble the ball through either one of their attacking gates, with their teammate behind them providing support. If the player inside the area passes the ball to their support teammate, the players will switch roles and continue playing (inside player becomes the support; support player will try to score between gates).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exp. SSG

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Exp. SSG

ORGANIZATION:

Teams of 3 players (6-12 players); 25 yds x 15 yds; 4 goals

INSTRUCTIONS:

Teams will play 3v3 in the area. Each team will have 2 goals to score in, one at each endline of the field in the corner.

COACHING POINTS:

1. Technique - Turning away from pressure

2. Recognition of when to penetrate v POSSESS

3. Where and How to turn away from pressure


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