Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): CG: Change Direction

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 10 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game
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Conditioned Game (10 mins)


1. 40 x 30 yard area setup as shown

2. 12 players (6 Attackers,6 Defenders) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)


1. Players score by dribbling the ball through one of their two designated goals situated in the corners of the area,performing a turn and dribbling back out into the field of play

2. One team attempts to score in goals labeled (A) and the other in goals labeled (B), these goals can be different colors so thatplayers can easily visualize where they’re trying to score

3. If the ball leaves the area the game is restarted with a kick-in

4. Play for a set time limit

Coaching Points:

1. Controlled approach

2. Appropriate turn to protector change direction

3. Bend the knees to create a platform to accelerate

4. Turn into space

5. Take away with the nearest foot and surface

6. Head up after turning for next action

Progression /Regression :

1. P – Reduce the size of the area

2. R – Reduce numbers of players to 3 vs.3 or 4 vs.4

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Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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