Football/Soccer Session (U13): Front Foot Cruyff

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Nicolas Pretelt , Adult Member

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Nicolas Pretelt
Name: Nicolas Pretelt
City: hamilton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Part II

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Warm Up: Part II

Organization:

25x25 area setup as shown

8+ players

1 ball per player (additonal on outside)

Instructions:

- All players dribbling and performing cruyff turn on command

- Players can also work on pop cruyff

Coaching Points:

Identification of the space

Position of non-kicking foot alongside ball

Push ball with kicking foot through legs

Angle / distance of push to help with next action

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Organization:

-4 cones setup in a Y shape as shown 10 yards apart

-Groups of 4-5 players

Instructions:

Progression 1

Player at base of the "Y" to take a touch to one side, this will now determine the movement

2- A plays into the middle cone, player at the middle front foot cruyff and play it into the either of the players at the top of the Y,player at the top receives the ball and dribbles back to the starting line. Next player in the middle plays to the opposite player at the top of the "Y".

Rotation is that the players A-B-C-A

Progression 3

Setup is now 2 players in the middle of the field, with 1 attacker and 1 passive defender. And now one player at the 3rd line.

The passive defender will not be looking to win the ball. Now we will looking to work on the movement of all lines in coordination.

Coaching Points:

Part 1

Movement to create space and to receive on the front foot

Communication: Visual (Eye Contact), Body Language (Body Shape ready to receive, denoting what foot wish to receive with), Verbal (Demand for the ball "FEET")

Part 2/3

-Movement based upon the intial touch of the 1st attacker, between all 3 lines

-Movement of the 2nd line to create an angle and space to receive and play into 3rd attacker.

Identification of the space

Identification of the defender

Position of non-kicking foot alongside ball

Push ball with kicking foot through legs

Angle / distance of push to help with next action

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed

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Opposed

Organization:

Setup as shown

Instructions:

This is a progression to now add in now a live defender

For the attacking team to score a point they must be able to play the ball into the 3rd line, without the defender winning the ball.

Restrictions:

-All attacking players are on 2 touch maximum

-Defender is live but their movement is restricted to be only able to play side to side. Look to block the pass, but not tackle

Coaching Points:

-Can we look to play through the lines into the 3rd line as a first option, without forcing it.

-Movement off the 2nd line to create a passing lane or a angle/line to receive the ball

weight and direction of pass to helpp 2nd line cruyff to 3rd line

Progressions:


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

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Screen 4

Organization:

30x30 + end zones

4v4 + 1 player in endzone

Instructions:

Score by running through connecting with target in end zone

Coaching Points:

Penetrate vs Possesion

1st attacker decision making

When, where, and why to go to goal or keep ball

Width + depth to create passing lanes

Progressions:


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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Shaded Pitch Area
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