Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Tidal Wave - Receiving on the turn

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Steven Hughes
Name: Steven Hughes
City: Manville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Introducing the concept of receiving on the turn to enable the team to switch the field / play away from pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ warm up - 1

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SAQ warm up - 1 (5 mins)

Ladder Work

1 foot in

2 feet in

Ickey shuffle

Five's

*do dynamic stretches on the way back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ warm up - 2 (explosive)

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SAQ warm up - 2 (explosive) (5 mins)

Hurdle Work

Bunny Hops (2 feet)

Hopping

*dynamic stretches on the way back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving to play forward pt 1

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Receiving to play forward pt 1 (15 mins)

Set Up: 8x16 yd area (adjust to number of players)

Instructions: Middle player check away from player with ball before calling for ball and coming to meet it. Middle player must receive on the turn and play into opposite end. Middle player must continue using the same ball thoughout the exercise.

Progressions: Middle player can vary who they pass to

Coaching points

Check away to create space; check over shoulder when coming to the ball; get side on to receive ball; awareness of other players; create angles to receive; communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving to play forward pt 2

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Receiving to play forward pt 2 (15 mins)

Set Up: 40 x 40 yd area with a 10 x 10 square in the middle. Groups of 3 players working together (if needed you can have a group of 4.

Instructions: Each team has to work the ball from one outside player to the other by passing to the player in the centre square. Player on the outside should move along thier line to encourage the middle player to continuously scan and to force him to vary his passing.

Progression: Allow players to rotate positions; you can play back to the player who passed the ball to the centre.

Coaching Points

scan the area so you know which direction to control the ball (awareness); receive on half turn; check shoulder; (P) timing of run into middle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving and turning - SSG

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Receiving and turning - SSG (15 mins)

Set Up: 20 x 20 yd area; 4v4 + 1 neutral. Blue team attacks the blue goals and red team attack the red goals. If the ball goes out, play restarts with a "pass in" or a "dribble in". No corners, but if a goal is scored the game restarts with a centre kick as per normal rules.

Coaching Points

Dont take too many touches (let the ball do the work); Get big when in possession and try to compact when not in possession; check shoulder before receiving; create good angles to receive the ball; communicate with team mates; shoot as soon as you get half a yard.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (15 mins)


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