Football/Soccer Session (U10): Strikers U10 Boys: Turning Week 9 (Start Time: 2015-06-03 18:00:00)

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Shane Clark, Adult Member

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Shane Clark
Name: Shane Clark
City: Rye Brook, New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes

All players will be able to use at least 3 different types of turns in the correct way


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

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

Organization:

-30 x 45 yard area, set up as shown

-Each player has a ball

Instructions:

-Players dribble freely in the area. They then enter a triangle and complete a turn to exit the triangle.

-At first players may leave any side of the triangle but as a progression they must exit through a different side of the triangle.

TURNS

1) Dragback (review)

2) Inside Cut (review)

3) Outside Cut (review)

4) Cruyff Turn

Coaching Points:

1) Head up to observe open space and open triangles

2) Shorter touches ball into feet when approaching gate (messi touches)

3) longer touches (ronaldo) to exit gate and find new space.

4) Use both feet and use creative turns, try to surprise me, think of something new

5) Use multiple turning techniques

Progressions:

P-Players must enter gate perform turn, then quickly turn again to go back through the triangle

P-PLayers who demonstrate mastery: Turning Combinations-L-turn+Drag-Push


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main-theme(unopposed)

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Main-theme(unopposed) (15 mins)

Organization:

Players in groups of 3 1 ball per group Turning zone in middle

Instructions:

Players dribble out to turning zone to the tall oragnge cones and perform 2 turns designated by the coach before passing to the next player and rotating positions. Players complete one Cruyff with the right then one with the left.

Coaching Points:

1) Small 'messi' touches when dribble

2) head up

3) speed of execution

4) how 'realistic' is the turn? sell trun as a strike/pass etc. Eye contact/connection with next player before make pass

5) Cruyff Turn-

Progression:

Make it a race between groups


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

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Main-Theme(Semi-opposed) (15 mins)

Organization:

Players in groups of 4.

2 players 'active', 2 players rest/referee game

1 ball per group needed but have others close by to restart rotation quickly

2 cones of same color approx 8 yards apart with 2 cones of a different color 'mirroring' them 4 yards opposite.

Instructions:

-Attacking player, plays between red cones, the defender player between the blue.

-The attacking player must stop the ball on either red cone before the defender can place his foot on the corresponding cone.

-If the defender has his foot placed on a cone, the attacker must turn and play towards the other red cone. If the defender then beats him to the corresponding blue cone the attacker must turn again. The attacker keeps trying to lose the defender by turning/tricking him until thinks can score and places ball on a red cone before the defender can place foot on corresponding blue cone. if he does this the attacker scores a point.

-The active pair finish their rotation when either a point is scored, or the attacker dribbles passed/over the end cones by mistake or the attacker stops the ball on a red cone when the defender already has his foot on the corresponding blue cone.

-The defender cannot steal the ball/interfere with the attacking player in anyway.

-Once the rotation is finished the next pair who have been resting/refereeing the game become the 'active' pair, when the resting pair become active again the attacker becomes the defender and vice versa.

Coaching Points:

1) Use the turning techniques to change direction quickly.

2) 'Sell' the skills to fake out the defenders into going into the wrong direction

3) Try to look at the defenders body position/weight and change direction at correct moments (when defenders hips turned fully commited to 1 direction/cone).

4) Change of speed

5) Use a variety of skills/turns

6) Take the space/use speed if get ahead of defender

Progressions:

-Have leaderboard, player who scores most points in his group, play against the highest scorers in the other groups.


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

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Main-Theme(Fully Opposed) (15 mins)

Organization:

1 field, 2 teams, two goals facing outside of the field in the middle. 1 team starts with all the balls

Instructions:

Defender plays to attacker and then looks to pressure and win ball, both players are looking to score in either goal.

Coaching Points:

1) 1st touch out of feet.

2) Head up

3) Recognition of space and pressure. Cutting across player after turn. Protecting ball if pressure is tight.

4) End product so head up after turn.

Progressions:

R-Defender cannot leave until attacker takes first touch

-Most goals in 3 mins.


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

-30x20

-4 pugg goals (White play to goals marked A, Blue to goals marked Z)

Instructions:

-3v3/4v4

-Restarts always from coach

Coaching Points:

-Can you see moments when to turn away from an area of move > less pressure

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided games

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Small sided games (20 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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