Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Levittown week 3 Mini kicks Individual skills 1v1 -Shielding/Turning

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Jonathan Osorio

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Jonathan Osorio
Name: Jonathan Osorio
City: Bay Shore
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

What: Individual skills with ball 1v1s shielding the ball/ turn with the ball - to successfully protect the ball by shielding it from defenders usingthe body then switching direction with ball. 

Who: 1st Attacker -Player with the ball trying to keep possession of the ball , 1st defender- Player applying pressure andtrying to steal the ball 

Where: Any area of the field mainly in the middle third. 

When: When a player recognizes the pressure from the defender and doesn't feel comfortable passing; instead of kicking theball anywhere; they can protect the ball and then turn and pass it to a teammate 

Why: To further give them another tool to help them get forward, connect passes, and score


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro
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Intro (5 mins)

Organization: Intro Freeze Tag  warm-up (10 mins)

  • 20x30 
  • 1-3 Taggers
  • Soccer balls 
  • Cones 

Instructions:

  • Freeze tag rules coach starts as the tagger then players take turns being tagger 
  • Tagger is aiming to touch the other players soccer balls with their cleats
  • Players are dribbling and shielding their soccer balls from the tagger
  • If the ball is tagged the player has to freeze on the spot 
  • To unfreeze the player has to raise there hand and another player who is near them can tap their soccer ball and they can now return in the game

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we put our body in the way of the ball? 
  • Can we turn with the ball to another direction ?
  • Can we protect the ball against the defender?
  • Can we keep our heads up to see the defender (tagger) and if a teammate needs our help?
  • Regressions/Progressions:
  • R-Less Taggers
  • P-More Taggers
  • P-The size of the area of play (make space smaller) 

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

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Main Activity (10 mins)

Organization: Main Activity Battle Royale - (10mins)

  • 20x30 
  • Cones 
  • Soccer Balls 

Instructions:

  • 2 players per ballPlayers start passing the ball back to each other, once coachcalls out Battle Royale 
  • The player without the ball will have to steal the ball - 1 point 
  • If the player protects the ball and does not get it taken away- 2points 
  • 30 second intervals

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we put our body in the way of the ball? 
  • Can we protect the ball against the defender? 
  • If we lose the ball can we get it back?

Regressions/Progressions:
  • R- Add an attacker 2v1s
  •  P- Add a defender 1v2s

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

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Conditioned Game (10 mins)

Organization: Conditioned Game 1v1s, 2v2s - (10mins)

  • 10x15 (2 fields, 2 teams per field)
  • goals 4-6
  • soccer balls 
  • cones

Instructions: 

  • 1v1s,2v2s  
  • Attacker start with the ball as soon as the player takes a first touch the Defender can apply pressure 
  • Attacker tries to protect the ball and use individual skills to keep possession of the ball and create a chance to score in the 2 goals 
  • Defender tries to steal ball and now can score in the Attackers goal 
  • 15-30 second intervals 
  • Rotate Attackers and Defenders
  • play to 2 goals 

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we turn with the ball to another direction ?
  • Can we protect the ball against the defender?
  • Can we put our body in the way of the ball and defender? 
  •  If we lose the ball can we get it back? 
  • Can we not just kick it, but steal the ball and take a big touch towards a goal? 
  • Can we keep possession of the ball by protecting the ball?

Regressions/Progressions:

  • R-2v1s
  • P-3v3s
  • P- Rotate teams to make it more challenging 

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (25 mins)

Organization: Match - (25mins)

  • 10x15 - (2 fields, 2 teams per field)
  • Cones 
  • 4 Goals
  • soccer balls 

Instructions:

  • 3v3s Min /4v4s Max - Open Game

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Can we protect the ball against the defender?
  • Can we put our body in the way of the ball and defender?
  •  If we lose the ball can we get it back?
  • Can we not just kick it, but steal the ball and take a big touch towards a goal?
  • Can we keep possession of the ball by protecting the ball?

Regressions/Progressions:


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