Football/Soccer Session (U12): VUSC Double pass

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

-13 cones. 1 area setup cones staggered 3 yards side to side, front to back. 1 area setup cones in line with 1.5 feet spacing between cones.

Instructions:

- Go twice through each time. Switch lines after each run through.

Coaching Points:

- Running the knees and light on our feet not stomping down. Balance and control of body.

Progressions:

Cone line:

(1). 2 feet in each

(2). Weave through shuffling side to side.

(3). 2 forward, 1 back through end.

(4). Around each cone figure 8s through the end.

Staggered:

(1). Side to side shuffling.

(2). Hopping 2 feet 1 forward, 1 back to the side.

(3). Hopping with control 1 cone to the next side to side (slow).

(4). Side to side but run around each cone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (10 mins)

Organization: as shown

10 by 10 yd diamond. Increase length to 16 by 10 yd in passing.

Instructions:

Dribble to the right. (Change of directon) and take away.

Change direction after 1 minute.

Coaching Points:

Dribbling :

Small and quick touches on entry.

Movement of body to fake.

Movement of ball to fake.

Look up and change speed to take away.

Passing:

Firm pass into feet.

Don't watch the ball- sprint! (quick movement after pass)

Keeping angle and distance on short-short-long (double pass followed by long pass)

Progressions:

Dribbling:

Scissors both to the left and right

Roll both to the left and right

Inside-outside both to the left and right

Passing:

Make lines further apart. Have players take the end cones 3 steps back from where they are.

2 touch - receive and play end to end. Sprint to either cone after and follow your pass.

Short-short long. Progress to 1 touch on short- short long.

Regressions:

1. Lift touch restriction in passing

2. Make the space between lines shorter


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactical Development

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Tactical Development

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

a and b work to get the ball over to c around a defender. The defender may only move side to side between the two cones at first.

Coaching Points:

- Sharpness of movement

- Awareness of defender

- Quality of pass/set

- Communication

Decisions of b:

- If defender is tight, play back to a

- If defender is not tight open up and pass to c

Decisions of a:

- Look to play to c as option 1

- If not on play to b

- Movement to join in if b cannot open up

Player c:

-Movement to keep passing lane open

Progressions:

- Defender is fully live


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

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Condition Game (20 mins)

Organization:

5+2 vs 5+2 , 30x20 yards

Instructions:

Players have number from 1 to 7 in each team . If calls out 1&2 , they become supports in the end zone ( 1 on 1 zone and 1 on the other ).

Reaching successively s1 and s2 without losing the ball to win 3 points. It means 4 passes minimum to win 3 points by reaching s1 and s2 by keeping possession.

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of 1st touch

2. Quality of pass

3. Quality of movements

4. Pace of passes .

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The game

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The game (30 mins)

Organization: Field width of the 18 yard box extending to the bottom of the circle. 2 GK or can play to pug goals with no GK. 3 teams of 4 for a tournament. Balls at center field on sideline with coach. Add neutral player if uneven numbers.

Instructions: First team to score in a 3 minute game wins and stays on. Winner gets 3 points for their team. If game tied after 3 minutes the team on longest is off. Both teams get 1 point for their team. Rules of the game in place. Throw ins, goal kick, and corner kicks on out of bounds.

Coaching Points: Use natural stoppages and individual coaching points in the flow for feedback more to allow players opportunity to show they can make decisions in possession without coach telling them what to do.

- Shape as a team when defending (compact)

- Organization (who is accountable for who)

- Good 1v1 defensive technique

- Quick reactions in the moment of transition

- Rest defense when attacking


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