Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Change Direction: Main Theme

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Am-Club: Real Colorado

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): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (20 mins)


1. 20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players set up as shown

3. 1 ball per player


1. One player from each group dribbles out from marker 1 to marker 2, attempting to arrive at the same time

2. When the players get to marker 2 they then turn and explode to marker 3

3. When the players get to marker 3 they then turn and explode back to marker 1

4. As soon as the first player arrives at marker 2, the next player sets off

5. Play for a set time lim it and then change the direction

Coaching Points:

1. Controlled approach

2. Technique (specific one being used)

3. Get low on contact to create a platform to explode and accelerate away

4. Take the ball away with the nearest surface of the nearest foot


1. P – Start with inside cut and progress to outside

2. P – Go both directions to work both feet

3. P – Time the activity to measure how many times each player/team can turn at marker 3

4. R – Add four center markers if players are unable to turn at the middle without running into each other

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