Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): First Touch - Model Session 1 (Start Time: 2016-03-02 18:30:00)

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Steven Spurway
Name: Steven Spurway
City: Carnes Hill
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Introduction

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Skill Introduction (20 mins)

* PLAYERS IN FOURS WITH ONE BALL BETWEEN THEM.

* 2 PAIRS FACING EACH OTHER 5M-7M APART. THE YELLOW PLAYER STARTS BY PASSING THE BALL TO THE RED PLAYER AND FOLLOWING THEIR PASS AT SPEED.

* THE RED PLAYER USES THEIR FIRST TOUCH TO MOVE THE BALL AWAY FROM THE YELLOW PLAYER, AND WITH THE SECOND TOUCH PASSES TO THE BLUE PLAYER. THE RED PLAYER FOLLOWS THEIR PASS AND JOGS TO THE BACK OF THE OPPOSITE LINE.

* IN EXAMPLE A, THE RED PLAYER HAS MOVED THE BALL TO THE RIGHT BECAUSE THE YELLOW PLAYER APPROACHED HIM/HER SLIGHTLY FROM THE LEFT.

* IN EXAMPLE B, THE YELLOW PLAYER HAS MOVED THE BALL TO THE LEFT BECAUSE THE BLUE PLAYER APPROACHED HIM/HER FROM THE RIGHT.

* THE COACH CAN ALSO DIRECT THE PASSER THE FOLLOW THE PASS BY RUNNING DIRECTLY AAT THE RECEIVER. THERFORE THE RECEIVER HAS THE OPTION OF GOING LEFT OR RIGHT. IDEALLY THE RECEIVER WILL FAKE TO MOVE THE BALL IN ONE DIRECTION, AND THEN WITH HIS/HER FIRST TOUCH MOVE THE BALL THE OTHER WAY.

CONCLUDING COMPETITION

* WHICH GROUP CAN COMPLETE 10 PASSES FIRST?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (20 mins)

* POSITIONING GAMES WITH TWO TOUCHES AS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT (IE. FIRST TOUCH = CONTROL THE BALL, SECOND TOUCH = PAS STHE BALL).

* DISALLOWING A DIRECT PASS FORCES THE PLAYERS TO HAVE A GOOD FIRST TOUCH IN ORDER TO MOVE THE BALL AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER(S) AND KEEP POSSESSION.

* WHICH POSITIONING GAME TO USE DEPENDS ON THE LEVEL OF THE PLAYERS AND RANGES FROM 4 V 1(EASIEST), 3 V 1, 5 V 2 AND 4 V 2 (MOST DIFFICULT).

* THE GRID SIZE ALSO DEPENDS ON THE LEVEL AND CAPABILTIES OF THE PLAYERS WITH 15M X 15M AS A STARTING POINT (15M X 20M FOR THE 5 V 2).

* THE COACH CAN MAKE THE PRACTICE MORE CHALLENGING FOR THE PLAYERS BY SIMPLY DECREASING THE SPACE OR EASIER BY MAKING THE GRIDS BIGGER.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (20 mins)

POSSIBLE COACHES REMARKS

* MOVE TO SUPPORT AS THE BALL MOVES.

* MAKE ANGLES (DO NOT STAND IN CORNERS).

* KEEP YOUR BODY OPEN TO THE FIEDL.

* MOVE THE BALL WITH YOUR FIRST TOUCH AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER(S).

* USE BODY FEINTS TO DISGUISE YOUR INTENTION.

* COMPETITION - WHICH DEFENDER(S) FORCE THE MOST MISTAKES IN 1 MINUTE.


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

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Skill Game (20 mins)

* 5 V 5 WITH THE RESTRICTION THAT EVERY BALL CONTACT FROM EACH PLAYER MUST MAKE TWO TOUCHES.

* DISALLOWING DIRECT PLAY FORCES THE PLAYERS TO HAVE A GOOD FIRST TOUCH IN ORDER TO MOVE THE BALL AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER(S) AND KEEP POSSESSION.

STEP UP

* THE COACH CAN MAKE THE GAME MORE CHALLENGING BY SIMPLY DECREASING THE SPACE.

STEP DOWN

* BY MAKING THE FIELD BIGGER OR CREATING A NUMERICAL ADVANTAGE FOR THE TEAM IN POSSESSION OF THE BALL BY ADDING A JOKER.


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