Football/Soccer Session (U12): D-License (Improve ability to recover ball in defensive third) (Start Time: 2014-02-06 17:55:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (15 mins)

Organization:

10x15 yard area

Players working in groups of 3

Instructions:

- Players move about the area passing as they wish

- When one player stops the ball dead with the bottom of their foot, the other two attackers must close down the ball and touch with their pinky

Coaching Points:

- Does the player have a good angle of approach and stance?

- Can they close the space quickly and under control (balance)?

- Can they bend their knees and get low, stay on toes?

Progressions:

- First person to touch the ball gets a point (play to 6)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (15 mins)

Organization:

15x20 yard area

Players work in groups of 6

Instructions:

- End player (Defender) plays pass to Attacker

- Attacker meets the ball and tries to dribble through gate on the endline

- Once Attacker takes first touch, trailing Defender makes recovery run to support 1st Defender

- If Defenders with the ball, they can counter to their endline goal

Coaching Points:

- What type of pressure and delay?

- How does 2nd defender join and get involved?

- Does the player joining read the visual cue?

- Do the players communicate?

- Does the player providing pressure have a good angle of approach and stance?

- Can the defenders counter-attack quickly after winning possession?

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (20 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

Players will play 4v3

Instructions:

- Attacking team will attack 3 small gated goals on the endline; score by dribbling through the gate.

- Defensive counter goals are at opposite end of the field.

- Players in line A will pass to either player from line B who will quickly dribble towards their gated goals.

- As ball is played in players in line D come out to put pressure on the attackers to pressure and delay while player C transitions to defense to assist.

- Players switch lines (A to B; C to D); teams will switch as a group from Attack to Defence after set amount of time.

Coaching Points:

- What type of pressure and delay?

- How does 3rd defender join and get involved?

- Does the player joining read the visual cue?

- Do the players communicate?

- Does the player providing pressure have a good angle of approach and stance?

- Can the defenders counter-attack quickly after winning possession?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

44x60 yard area

6v6+GK

Instructions:

- Defenders work as unit to prevent Attackers from getting to goal

- Once Defenders recover the ball, look to quickly counter to 2 counter flag goals

Coaching Points:

- What type of pressure and delay?

- How do the 2nd and 3rd defenders join and get involved?

- Do the players read the visual cue(s)?

- Do the players communicate?

- Does the player providing pressure have a good angle of approach and stance?

- Can the defenders counter-attack quickly after winning possession?

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (15 mins)

Organization:

60x80 yard area

7v7

Instructions:

Regular match

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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