Football/Soccer Session (U14): attacking principles

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Vill Powell, Adult Member

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Vill Powell
Name: Vill Powell
City: sheffield
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery (10 mins)

Ball mastery

Set up like above. Group split up into 2. Both players go at the same time.

Players run through the ladder with a ball zig zagging then from the tall cone keep the ball up between the cones and rejoin the back of the line.

Progressions:

- Players use weaker foot to juggle

- Players use only knees

- Players use only head

- Players different excersises between through the cones

Play for 15 minutes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed Ball Mastery Drill

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Opposed Ball Mastery Drill (10 mins)

Ball Mastery Opposed Practice

Set up like above, 2 players in each channel, 1 ball between the two.

The session starts with players back to back with the ball between their shoulder blades, they will count to 5 and then move and challenge for the ball. Players have to take the ball to the end line they are attacking to win a point. If the ball goes out they restart the game how they started it. If a player scores they will restart the game how they started.

Play for 10 Minutes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Recieve and turn

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Recieve and turn (15 mins)

Player has to make a check movement around a red cone depending which angle they are receiving the ball they receive the ball from each of the 3 Servers and has to receive and turn with the ball within the tight area and shoot at the goal.

Progession

Servers give a call to turn or hold depending on the call the attacker has to either return the pass to the server or turn and shoot.

Add defenders

Change angle of attacker when receiving


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receive, Change Direction with Speed and Shoot

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Receive, Change Direction with Speed and Shoot (15 mins)

Players pass ball to attacker. Passing player now becomes defender. Attacker receives and dribbles ball with speed through gate and takes shot. Players switch lines and change roles. Continuos play.

Progressions:

1.Players can pressure attacker once they take first touch.

2.Players can pressure the attacker once they pass ball.

3.Split into teams and make competition.

Coaching Points:

1.Body shape.

2.Heel down, toe up to receive. Do not bring your foot to the ball, cushion the ball.

3.Small positive first touch to control and then bigger touch with outside or inside to drive ball with speed to the gate.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v1, Cross and Finish

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2v1, Cross and Finish (15 mins)

Player passes ball into 1st attacker and now becomes defender. 1st attacker receives and passes away from pressure to high, wide target player (RM). This creates a 2v1 situation.

Progression:

1.RM can go directly to go with 2v1.

2.RM must dribble towards end line and pass or cross ball across goal for 1st attacker to finish.

Coaching Points:

1.Positive first touch when receiving, heel down and toe up with Forward foot.

2.Quality of pass and cross.

3.Quality of finish.


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