Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Met Oval U8 Turning

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Yannick Salmon , Adult Member

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Yannick  Salmon
Name: Yannick Salmon
City: Westbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup
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Warmup (15 mins)

Organization: Warmup

20by20yds

Every player in the Grid with a ball.

Instructions:

Every Player dribbling listening for instructions.

Commands: Messi Touches in tight spaces.

Ronaldo Touches to find open space.

Introducing turns: Cruyff Turns, Pull Back, Inside/Outside Cut, Roll-Outside Cut

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed
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Semi-Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

Players racing in pairs againt partner

2x 2 yard gates 20 yards opposite each other

Turning zone in middle of grid

Instructions:

Players must race against their partner, each player must dribble out into the turning zone, perform the designated 2 turns demonstrated by the coach then race to be the first player to stop the ball in their partners gate.

Coaching Points:

Smaller touches when aproaching turning zone

short/sharp turns

bigger touch after 2nd turn to increase speed, then litlle ones again as get close to gate.

Try to turn quickly over little distance.

Turns to be taught:

Inside/Outside cut

Pull Back

Cruyff

Roll/Outside Cut

Progressions:

Add goals and make a team competition, first player to complete 2 turns in turning zone and score first gets point for their team


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed

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Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

2 15x20 yd grids

2 lines 1 team passing and the other team receiving the ball

Instructions:

Red player starts by passing the ball to blue and pressing immediately.

Blue must dribble to score in either goal while red tries to win the ball. However, Blue cannot score until he passes red cone. If Red wins the ball and scores he gets 2 points, while blue gets 1 point for a goal. Switch after 5-7 mins.

Coaching Points:

First touch receiving the ball into direction you want to attack.

Keeping your body between the ball and the defender.

Using turns previously learned to fake the defender and go the other way.

Progressions:

Attacker must use 1 turn before scoring.


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

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Small-Sided (30 mins)

Organization:

Small Sided Game 20x15

3v3 depending on numbers

Instructions:

3v3 playing to goal.

Coaching Points:

Free Game

Using creativity and turns learned previously

Progressions:


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Pass
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Dribble
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