Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Dribbling - Penetrate/Possesion

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Nol Serqa, Adult Member

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Nol Serqa
Name: Nol Serqa
City: Bronx
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

What: Moving the ball to pass opponents to be able to retain posession and penetrate defense

Where: Anywhere on the field

Who: Every player

When: When players have the ball with no passing options and when there is space behind defense

Why: Opponent is trying to steal the ball

How: Keep ball under control with head, take small touches when defender is close, long touches in open space, change of speed.

What if: Players should show for a passing option and pass back or sideways


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction

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Introduction (10 mins)

Organization:

  • 20x20y 

Instructions:

  • Players start off with Messi and Ronaldo touches, choosing the correct time for each, i.e. tight spaces use Messi touches, open space use Ronaldo touches.
  • At coach commands, the player will have to run across a gate of color indicated by the coach and come back in the box using the other gate of the same color

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Head up to look for open space.
  • Keep the ball close to your feet when in a crowded area (can you take small touches)
  • Take big touches in open space.
  • Use correct dribbling technique (pinky toe touches, shoelaces)

Regressions/Progressions:

  • Make space smaller

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

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Main Activity (25 mins)

Organization:

  • 20x20y
  • 6 gates

Instructions:

  • Players run from the starting point to the corner and enter the field
  • The first player to get into the field receives a pass from the coach
  • The attacker must dribble across one of the 3 gates 
  • If the defender gets the ball can try to score dribbling across gates

Coaching Points/Questions:



  • Identifying defender position
    -What is the first team you should do when you get the ball? Look at the defender position
  • Identifying gaps in defense to penetrate 
    -How do you know what gate you should run to? - The one with open space

Regressions/Progressions:

  • R: Eliminate gates and use end line
  • P: 2v2

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

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Conditioned Game (25 mins)

Organization:

  • 50x30y

Instructions:

  • Regular game except players cannot pass forward 

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How can we avoid opponents stealing the ball? -Protect the ball with the body - Know defenders position - Keep the head up - Run into open space 
  • How should we run with the ball into open spaces? -Long touches
  • How should we run with the ball when a defender is close? - small touches

Regressions/Progressions:

  • R: Can't pass forward in your own half
  • P: Only 1 attacking player can enter the box

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match
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Match (30 mins)

Organization:

  • 50x30y

Instructions:

  • LOTG Match

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How can we avoid opponents stealing the ball? -Protect the ball with the body - Know defenders position - Keep the head up - Run into open space
  • How should we run with the ball into open spaces? -Long touches
  • How should we run with the ball when a defender is close? - small touches

Regressions/Progressions:

  • N/A

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Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Dribble

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