Football/Soccer Session (U12): Receiving to Turn (Whole, Part, Whole)

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ

Juggling Challenge - Every juggle with a different side / Every juggle with a different surface

Instructions:

Different speed, agility, quickness exercises;

one foot in each, two foot, in and outs, inky shuffle, bunny hops, ski jumps.

Coaching Points:

Footwork, on toes, knees up, pump arms - relate to game, quickness with and without the ball.

Progressions:

P1 Races

P2 Pinnies - head up?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Whole

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Whole

Organization:

Set up as shown

Instructions:

2 minute games

Defender from another group stays as defender for 2 mins

Attacking players rotate positions

1 pt for connecting first line to third line

1 pt for scoring in the PUGG on the way back

Coaching Points:

-Challenge the players to find their own ways to connect the first line to the third line

-Competition - how many points can you get

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part

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Part

Organization:

Set up as above

Instructions:

Play begins with player on ball taking a touch out of his feet to one side or another. Target reacts to make passing lane whilst defender blocks it. Middle player checks away and receives ball, opens up and finds target. Target beats defender on way back with a Sole Roll.

Rotation: Passer - Defender - Receiver - Target

Coaching Points:

- Good touch out of feet and head up.

- Movement of target to create passing lane.

- Movement of middle player to check away - open body.

- Communication

- Quality of pass - back foot.

- Break line and beat defender with first touch

Progressions:

1. Defender presses first pass to add pressure. If defender gets really tight then take your touch back into the space inside before playing to endline

2. Defender is live and can win the ball.

3. Competition between all players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Whole

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Whole

Organization:

Set up as shown

Instructions:

2 minute games

Defender from another group stays as defender for 2 mins

Attacking players rotate positions

1 pt for connecting first line to third line

1 pt for scoring in the PUGG on the way back

Coaching Points:

Focus on what we just worked on:

- Movement of target to create passing lane.

- Movement of middle player to check away - open body.

- Communication

- Quality of pass - back foot.

- Break line and beat defender with first touch

Progressions:

-different types of pressure and how to deal with them

-change angle of receiving to manipulate the defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully Opposed

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Fully Opposed

Organization:

Set up as shown

Instructions:

3 v. 3 + 3 neutrals

Blue v. White in the middle - their objective is to connect one neutral to the other.

Score 1 pt for each time they get the ball from one red to another.

First team to 2 pts wins.

Losing team switches with the neutral.

Coaching Points:

- Movement of target to create passing lane.

- Movement of middle player to check away - open body.

- Communication

- Quality of pass - back foot.

- Break line and beat defender with first touch

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game

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Small Sided Game

Organization:

4v4 Game

Instructions:

3 teams playing 4v4. Winners stay on. Play for 2 minutes or 1 goal, whichever comes first.

Coaching Points:

- Creating space as a team

- Creating space as an individual

- Quality of first touch (weight, direction, based on pressure)

- Awareness of surroundings (scan field)


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