Football/Soccer Session (U11): Verona U11 - D'Amato (Start Time: 2014-04-21 15:30:00)

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Ian Richards, Adult Member

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Ian  Richards
Name: Ian Richards
City: Littleton, CO
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Focus on dealing with the recovery run of a defender

Making sure the ball is protected at all times - dribbling with furthest foot from defender & getting body between ball and defender

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ
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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area as shown

2 teams

 

Instructions:

Yellow cones are scoring gates

White player starts by sprinting out to red gate

Blue player sprints the line of the blue cones to try and tag white player

White player can continue moving forward and get across line of defender to score in top yellow gate - left side

 

White player can change direction, once through red gate, to score in bottom yellow gate - right side

 

Coaching Points:

Sprint to red gate

 

Head up to observe defenders position

Decision: Space in front = top yellow gate. Space behind = bottom yellow

Change of speed once decision made

 

Progressions:

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (20 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area as shown

Players work in pairs

1 ball between each pair

 

Instructions:

Player without the ball cannot steal or tackle

Dribbling player moves out with Messi touches

Once in the middle zone, decision

Option 1 - change direction to cut the ball in behind the defender, crossing midline

Option 2 - fake the cut, change speed to Ronaldo the ball towards top yellow gate

Switch after set period

 

Coaching Points:

Which foot should you dribble with?

 

Which foot do you turn with?

If faking, make sure your next touch is out of your feet to create separation between you and defender

 

Progressions:

Make fully opposed - defender can steal at any time

 


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

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1v1 (20 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area as shown

2 teams

Plenty of soccer balls

 

Instructions:

As 1st SAQ game

This time white player has ball and is attacking player

Blue player is defender

Switch roles after each turn

 

Coaching Points:

Get to red gate quickly, forcing defender to come at you very fast

Use their momentum against them, if you are changing direction

 

If they are slow to press, continue forward and score

Keep the ball on furthest foot from defender at all times

Get across defender and cut their line of recovery

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (25 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area as shown

2 teams

Plenty of soccer balls

 

Instructions:

Play 3v3 (4v4) scrimmage

Kick ins when ball is out at sideline

 

Coaching Points:

Look for moments to apply technical aspects of session

Using defenders momentum against them

Keeping the ball protected at all times

 


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