Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Under 7's Turning/Change of Direction (Start Time: 2016-05-08 10:00:00)

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Anthony Grayson
Name: Anthony Grayson
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Fun session that focuses in on repetition of turning and the changing of direction both with and without the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up / Intro

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up / Intro
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Warm Up / Intro (15 mins)

All players within the grid with a ball each. Free play to explore the grid whilst in control of the ball. No other instruction needed as the cones and other players/balls will force the desired outcomes. Changes of direction and turning. To increase difficulty shrink or change shape of grid.

Add challenges = Visit all cones within a time constraint

Perform a skill at cones to change direction


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1

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1v1 (15 mins)

1v1, 1 minute games/ 1 minute rest/reset.

Players stand back to back in centre of pitch. Ball is kept elevated between the 2 players. 1 player countsdown 3,2,1, 'GO'. On 'GO' the ball is live and it is a 1v1 game within the mini pitch. Recommended grid15 by 8 yards. If goal is scored or ball is out of play, play restarts in the same manor. Extra balls situated pitchside to aid continuous play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Focus Turning

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Technical Focus Turning (15 mins)

Progression from the introduction. Every other player has a ball. On the coaches whistle players in possession travel to a cone and produce a change of direction before accelerating away and then passing to a teammate. Players off the ball should be constantly on the move within the grid. Encourage the players off the ball to make movements off the cones to receive the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed Technical Focus Turning

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Opposed Technical Focus Turning (15 mins)

Progression to the Technical Focus. Add defenders and reduce number of balls. Defenders aim to win the ball. Attackers may pass, RWTB, dribble or turn. Principle remains the same, on coaches whistle approach a cone, complete a change of direction/turn, accelerate away and find a teammate.

Challenge = How long can players deny defenders of the ball.

How many changes of direction can be achieved.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Chaos 1v1/SSG

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Chaos 1v1/SSG (20 mins)

Progression from the 1v1s earlier, this time there are 4 1v1s all simultaneous on the same pitch. Both red and blue players have 2 goals they can score in. Once a ball goes dead the players involved in that particular 1v1 can aid teammates in scoring. Play is then restarted once all 4 balls have gone dead. Change the initial 1v1 matchups every restart.


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