Football/Soccer Session (U12): U12 AcademySession 5 - Defending

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 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)

20x20 Yard Area

3 Teams

Supply of Balls

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Aim:

Passing and Dribbling Warm Up.

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Rules:

Red Team - Pass around the outside. Receive on Back Foot. Accuracy. Follow Pass if enough Players.

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Yellow Team - Dribble around inside the area. Use both feet and variety of surfaces. When reach a line turn and go different direction.

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Blue Team - Pass and move inside the area. Ball not allowed to hit a yellow player or go out of the area.

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Swap after 1 minute.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Jockeying

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Jockeying (15 mins)

Cones set up 15 yards apart

One player per cone in pairs with the player opposite.

One Ball per pair.

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Aim:

Practice Jockeying an opposition player, forcing them one way with the aim of showing them away from goal and choosing the right time to tackle

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Rules:

Player 1 passes to player 2 and sprints after it. Player 2 starts dribbling towards Player 1's cone. Player 1 jockeys player 2 all the way back to the cone without tackling. Swap roles.

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Coaching Points:

-Fast then Slow

-Side-on

-Pivot on back Foot

-Arc Run

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Progression:

Defender can tackle when they get near the defenders cone.

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Coaching Point:

-Decision Making - When to Tackle?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1vs1's - Team

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1vs1's - Team (25 mins)

Organisation:

20x20 area

Two Teams

Two Goals

Supply of Balls

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Aim:

To reach the Ball First then Dribble Through your Opponents Goal

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Rules:

Both start sprinting when the whistle goes

First person to reach the ball is the attacker

The other player is the defender

When Attacker scores or defender kicks ball out of the area then the game is dead

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Coaching Points:

-Fast-Slow - MUST SLOW DOWN

-Sideways-Low - Body Position to force away from goal

-Jockey/Delay Until Defender can Win the Ball with a Tackle

-Force Away From Goal Using Body Position and Arcing Run


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4

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4v4 (40 mins)

Organisation:

20x30 area

Two Teams

Supply of Balls

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Aim:

To score in the opposition goal

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Rules:

No Limit on Touches

If Ball goes out of play then restart from appropriate GK

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Coaching Points:

-Focus on Previous Topic/Session Topic


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