Football/Soccer Session (U13): HYSC_Fire_Introduction/First Session

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes

-Players will be confident taking players on in tight spaces

-Players will be able to use moves to beat a player with pressure coming from the front


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ-Development of motor skills

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SAQ-Development of motor skills (10 mins)

SAQ-Tag

Group Divided into 4 teams. Area divded into 3 channels.

One team starts as defenders, each player trying to get to the end line, once all three go the defender slides down and starts on the opposite line, the attackers then go the opposite direction. Each player to get by gets 1 point, the defender gets a point for tagging a player.

Coaching Points

-Identification of 1vs 1 (space behind defender)

-Positive 1st touch (drive at defender, makes it easier to unbalance defender)

-Attack defenders front foot

-Awareness of next action (where is the goal, space, teammates, covering defenders)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed

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Unopposed (20 mins)

Organization:

Using the same set up as the first activity,

Instructions:

First player in line (Player A) drives toward the center, using messi touches. As they approch the cone they perfom the skill (Scissors, Inside outside, etc.) After completing the move the dribbling player looks into space behind cone, upon eye contact with the next player (Player B) Drives and then completes the move

Coaching Points:

1) Messi touches to drive at the cone

2) Head up looking for space behind the obstacle

3) Changes of speed

4) Deception with body movements (ie drop the shoulder)

5) Close the door, cut into space after completing move

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully Opposed

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Fully Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

Same set up as first activity except now there are goals placed at the end of the channels. Now each payer has a ball.

Instructions:

First player in line attackes the defender they are trying to score on the pug goal. Each score is worth 1 point. the defenders play for a set amount of time then the next team plays defense. Each team gets an opprotunity to play defense. When defenders win the ball they try to stop in onthe cone line.

Coaching Points:

-Identification of 1vs 1 (space behind defender)

-Positive 1st touch (drive at defender, makes it easier to unbalance defender)

-Attack defenders front foot

-Awareness of next action (where is the goal, space, teammates, covering defenders)

-Smaller touches on the ball (use of pinky toe to dribble the ball) “Like Messi” as approaching defender

-Unbalance defender with ball movement

-Unbalance defender with body movement (Use of body to sell the fake)

-Timing of Execution of move based upon space between you and the defender

-Protect the ball (put body between defender and ball)

-Final touch of move bigger (allows head to come up)

-Final touch of move bigger (allows head to come up)

-Accelerate away if looking to continue to dribble

-Cut across defender, If looking to continue dribbling

-Move the foot around the front of the ball finishing on the outside of the ball

-Drop the shoulder as the foot plants

-Take the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot

-Complete the same motion with the opposite foot

-Take away with the outside of the foot that started the movement

-Quality of end product

Progressions:

If defender is cheating, I may add a cone line for them to start defendeing.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (20 mins)

Organization:

Free Play

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Dribble
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