Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Turning

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Coerver Ball Work

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Coerver Ball Work (25 mins)

Warm Up (20 min)

Juggling 5 min

RWB 5 min

Ball Work (10 min)

Organization: 30x20 yard area, all players with ball.

Instructions: Players are dribbling inside of area. They are given specific moves to do with the ball. Moves include hip swivels and forward and backward rolls. After performing these rolls we will start to work in specific turns such as the Drag back, inside cut, and outside cut.

Coaching Points: Head up to see space and look over shoulder to see where they are turning. Technique of all three turns. Look to turn into space.

Progressions:

Add in small gates (red cones) - players perform specific turn each time they cross a gate

Make sure players are turning with both feet.

Reasons for need to turn - into space & away from danger

Inside cut

Outside cut

Pullback/Dragback


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turns - no pressure

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Turns - no pressure (10 mins)

Turns (10 min)

Organization: 4 cones in the middle of the area, 4 groups

Each player has a ball

Instructions:

On Coaches command, players dribble out to the cone, perform turn and return to their starting point, when they reach starting point the next person in line goes.

Perform drag back, inside turn and outside turn

Coaching Points:

-Close Control

-Head Up (check over shoulder to assess space and pressure)

-Accelerate after the turn

-Lower your body to give a better platform to accelerate

Progressions:

Make into a race

Remove 4 cones in middle and place down just 1 cone

-now players are forced to turn with more traffic, pressure

Regression: Have all balls in center players race to perform turn and return as many balls as possible to their group.

Reasons for need to turn - into space & away from danger

Inside cut

Outside cut

Pullback/Dragback


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning with Pressure

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Turning with Pressure (10 mins)

Turning with Pressure (10 min)

Organization: 30x20 yard area. All players with ball.

Instructions: Players dribble around and try to kick each others ball out of the grid. Players can re-enter game after two turns on side-line.

Coaching Points: Head up to see opposite player. Technique of each turn. Look over shoulder to see space and nearest side line. Look to explode after turn with Ronaldo dribbling. Exaggerate each turn to create space.

Progressions: Make one color defenders and the other collor attackers, now the defender can try to poke ball away from attacking player. Play timed games and compare times to recieve a winner


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sm Sided Activity

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Sm Sided Activity (15 mins)

Turning Sm Sided Activity (15 min) Organization:

Players divided into two teams, standing at goals opposite each other

All soccer balls with Coach

Instructions:

Ball served in from Coach

One player from each goal comes out to play 2v2

White team is trying to score on B Goals

Blue team is trying to score on A Goals

Play for set time then rotate new players in


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ESSG

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ESSG (15 mins)

ESSG (15 min)

1-2-3-1 v 1-2-3-1

Organization: 6 v 6 on sm field. Encourage players to be creative & use turns to create space. All players on each team must touch the ball before teams may score.

Coaching Points: Recognise opportunities to take defender 1 v 1, Be creative, Get defenders feet moving & turn opposite planted foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

SSG No Restrictions (15 min)


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