Football/Soccer Session (U13): Avalanche U13 Stop Starts

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Danny Cadena , Adult Member

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Danny  Cadena
Name: Danny Cadena
City: Sleepy Hollow
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery

Organization:

1. 1 Player, 1 Ball & cone (as seen above).

Instructions:

1. Players are looking to perform static ball mastery.

- Toe taps

- Side roles

- In, out, forward, back

- Static Scissors

- Stop - Tap

Coaching Points:

1. On toes.

2. Hopping on non - kicking foot.

3. Small touches.

4. Use arms to balance.

5. Use of hips.

Progressions:

N/A


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ

Organization:

1. 15 x 20 Area Size split through the middle.

2. 2 groups of 6 running at the same time.

3. Split the groups into two teams. 

Instructions:

1. There are 2 channels, 1 with defenders, 1 with attackers.

2. Aim of the attacker is to cross either finish line arms length ahead of the attack.

3. Defenders job is to stay as close as they can when the attackers cross the line.

4. Game lasts 7 seconds, players switch roles every time.

Coaching Points:

1. Attack space ahead.

2. Recognise defenders position.

3. Behind you = accelerate.

4. Alongside you (space ahead) = pretend to turn keep going forward.

5. Alongside you (space behind you) = turn.

6. Defender ahead of you = turn.

7. Once the attacker gets a yard of space look to cut across defender.

Progressions:

1. The finish line is now the line behind the defenders so attackers have 7 seconds to create space and cut across the defenders pathway and across the line.

2. Defenders are trying to tag attackers when they enter their zone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Unopposed

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Technical Unopposed

Organization:

1. 20 x 15 Area Size split into two.

2. 3 groups running at the same time.

3. Players work in pairs.

Instructions:

1. Player A dribbles and performs the stop - start in the middle of the area.

2. They then turn on the far line and then do the same with the opposite foot on the way back.

3. Players switch roles once the player gets back to the start.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up whilst dribbling.

2. Execution of move.

3. Use of body to fake.

4. Bigger final touch.

5. Acceleration out of stop - start.

6. Immediately pick head up.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Opposed

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1 v 1 Opposed

Organization:

1. 30 x 30 Area Size.

2. 2 groups of 6 players.

3. 2 teams in each group.

Instructions:

1. Player A starts with the ball and Player A is looking to get over the line behind defender.

2. Player B can't move till Player A has touched ball and is looking to get over the end line if they win the ball.

Coaching Points:

1. Attack space ahead (bigger 1st touch).

2. Head up to see defenders position.

3. Protect ball if continue to dribble (put body between defender and ball).

Progressions:

1. Players are now looking to score in pug goals behind defender. They can now dribble and beat defender or they can look to create a yard and then get a shot at goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Opposed

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1 v 1 Opposed

Organization:

1. 30 x 30 Area Size.

2. Split group into two teams.

Instructions:

1. Game starts when the coach passes the ball into play.

2. 1st player to get the ball tries to score.

3. The other player must try adn win it and then try and score himself.

Coaching Points:

1. Attack space ahead (bigger 1st touch).

2. Head up to see defenders position.

3. Protect ball if continue to dribble (put body between the defender and ball).

Progressions:


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