Football/Soccer Session (U12): D-License (Receiveing & Turning) (Start Time: 2014-01-16 10:25:00)

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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): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (10 mins)

Organization:

Players work in pairs

Cones 20 yards apart

Instructions:

- Players work in pairs, one player chips the ball in the air, and his/her teammate has to receive the ball out of the air getting the ball to stop as close to the cone as possible.

- Closest to the cone wins the point.

Coaching Points:

-On toes

-Body weight balanced ready to receive the ball

-Meet the ball, trying to take the ball out of the air

-Soft, cushioning of the ball (give with the weight of the pass)

Progressions:


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

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

Four 5x5x5 triangles

Instructions:

Four triangles set up as shown with a player standing in each triangle. Players in the middle with a ball. Player in possession dribbles in the area and looks to pass to a player in a triangle. The player in the triangle must receive through any side of the triangle other than the side the pass entered. Player making the pass follows into the vacated triangle as the process continues.

Coaching Points:

Communication with teammate.

Open body shape to receive on back foot.

First touch into space.

Quality of first touch.

Progressions:

- Player making the pass into the triangle follows pass to provide pressure as player inside triangle moves out an open side

- Player making the pass into the triangle tries to win the ball back before player in the triangle exits the space


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

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Main Theme II (15 mins)

Organization:

25x25 yard square area

12 Players in four groups with balls

Instructions:

- Once all four players make eye contact, all Messi dribble (pinky-toe) towards center, execute turn (inside cut & outside cut), and Ronaldo dribble (laces - bigger touch) back to corner.

- After turn, get head up to make eye contact with teammate waiting next in line to go.

- Once eye contact has been made, next person in line goes.

Coaching Points:

- Time move to execute turn to get away from defender (cone).

- Exaggerate move before turn to sell and get defender off balance.

- Execute turn.

- After move, pick head up to see space for next action.

Progressions:

- Next player in line holds up number (0-5) for player making turn to call out after executing turn; After number is called, next person can go; first team to complete 2 turns fastest wins the race.


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

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Main Theme III (15 mins)

Organization:

10x15 yard rectangles

2 game areas with 6 players each (3 attacking, 3 defending).

Instructions:

Fully-opposed - 1v1 with one player resting. Can score in either goal.

Coaching Points:

- Head up and eye contact with players.

- Bigger touch on execution of turn.

- Exaggeration of movements for pass/shot to sell the turn.

- After execution of turn, pick up head to observe.

- Acceleration into space or shot on goal after having picked head up to make decision.

Progressions:


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

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Conditioned Game (10 mins)

Organization:

- 50 x 30 yard area as shown

- Two teams of 6 + 1GK

- 2 goals

- 1 ball in play

- Spare balls nearby

Instructions:

- The objective for the blue team is only to possess the ball, they have three players on the inside and two players on the outside.

- The blue team can also use both goalkeepers to help them possess (making 7v5)

- The objective for the white team is to win the ball and score in either goal.

- Play 3 minute games, then rotate teams.

- The team that scores the most goals is the winning team.

Coaching Points:

- Short passing to draw defenders close

- Long passing to penetrate and unbalance

- Use GK to help switch the ball and keep defenders moving

- Movement off the ball to create passing angles

Progression:

- P - Reduce touches of attacking team

- R – The defending team must make two passes before they are able to shoot (allowing attacking team to recover)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (15 mins)

Organization:

6v6 plus GKs

60x40 yards

Instructions:

Regular match

Coaching Points:

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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