Football/Soccer Session (U10): VUSC U-10 Boys- Receiving diagonal- Pressure Tight (Start Time: 2016-01-24 14:10:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning outcomes:

1. Timing of movement to open lane

2. Side body shape

3. Awareness as ball is passed

4. Quality of pass (find front foot)

5. Weight of pass (receiving player will use momentum of pass to beat defender

6. Quality of touch around defender (use momentum of the ball)

7. Posture/ stance to hold off pressuring defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- recognize before receiving

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Warm up- recognize before receiving (10 mins)

Organization: 2 channels with 4 players working in each. Each channel= 20 x 12 yd. Red player is the defender.

Instructions:

Inside attacker looks to check toward either of the two blue cones to create separation from defender.

Outside player passes to inside player who receives and tries to play across.

Defender tries to stalk inside attacker but not to steal.

Reset centrally. Same thing working back toward the other direction.

Coaching Points:

1. Timing of movement to open lane- when, where, and why?

2. Side body shape- what, why?

3. Awareness of central attacker as ball is passed- where, when?

4. Timing and quality of pass (find front foot)- why?

Progressions:

1) Semi-opposed. Shadow defender- pressure but no stealing. 45 second rotation until all players cycled through.

2) Opposed.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving diagonal pass (pressure)

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Receiving diagonal pass (pressure) (20 mins)

Organization:

Setup 2 areas for 8 players.

20x12 yard area.

4 players. 2 balls.

Players setup as shown.

Instructions:

(1). B receives a diagonal pass from A. As soon as A touches the ball C runs to apply pressure from behind to B.

(2). B turns to dribble across the opposing end line.

(3). Rotation of players- A goes to B, B goes to C, C goes to A. Ball starts with next player, D.

Coaching Points:

(1). Side body shape to receive

(2). Awareness as ball is passed

(3). Quality of pass (find front foot)

(4). Weight of pass (receiving player will use momentum of pass to beat defender

(5). Quality of touch around defender (use momentum of the ball)

(6). Posture/ stance to hold off pressuring defender.

Progressions: (45 seconds per round). High intensity so use coaching points during stoppages.

(1). Semi-opposed. Switch middle players until full rotation achieved and everyone has been defender.

(2). Opposed- Full pressure and no restrictions of the defender. Rotate all the way through again.

(3). Live 1 v. 1. B and C play 1 v. 1 to dribble across opposing end line for a point. Play for 3 minutes and rotate winners up, losers down.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession activity

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Possession activity (15 mins)

Organization: 30x30 yd area. 2 teams of 5. Play 3 v. 3 in the middle. 2 targets from each team as shown.

Instructions: Possession game. Use target players to keep possession. Count passes out loud. 7 passes consecutively = 1 point. Target players can move along the outside between cones of their shirt color. Example- Red target can move from red cone to red cone as shown.

Coaching Points:

1). Side body shape to receive

(2). Awareness as ball is passed

(3). Quality of pass (find front foot)

(4). Weight of pass (receiving player will use momentum of pass to beat defender

(5). Quality of touch around defender (use momentum of the ball)

(6). Posture/ stance to hold off pressuring defender.

Progressions:

(1.) Possession game. Rotate target players after each 3 minute round.

(2). Pass to a target and replace them.

(3). Play 2 touch, 3 on an interception.


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

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4v4 to Small Goals (15 mins)

Organization: 4v4. 2 mini goals.

Coaching Points: Challenge players to apply what we worked on in the session.


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