Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): RMSC - Foundation Phase / Session Three: Turning DIFFCIULT (Public)

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Paul Turner

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Paul Turner
Name: Paul Turner
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Organization

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Organization

Organization

Organization

The main field setup is a 25/35yrds field which will be used for the final game. Each other activity and game can be set up within this area with minimal cones required. When moving from one activity/game to the next, moving goals and some cones are required.

Coaching Behaviors 

Lots of encouragement when trying new things

Emphasize the learning process

Express confidence in players' capabilities

Equipment 

20 x Cones

2 x Goals

8 x Ball (Min)

6 to 8 x Pinnies


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

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Arrival Activity

Arrival Activity (10 mins)

Arrival Activity (5-10 Minutes)

A minimum of 2 players is needed to get going. As players arrive, they put down their water bottle, coaches provide them a pinnie, and they start playing. As other players arrive, increase the game to 2v2s, 3v3s. Overloads 3v2 are ok. In the beginning, place two nets down for the game field. As the players are playing, walk around to complete the area set up with cones.

Setup

1 x25/35yrds field. Within this 2 x 20/25yrds fields going across the width.

Objectives

Get going and into a soccer mindset

Enjoyment of playing soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning activity

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Turning activity

Turning (10 Minutes)


Setup two 4 X 4 grids with a larger 10 X10  outside of it.  Coach and AC stand in the center of the grids acting as passive defenders.


Physical Activity: In pairs, one ball per pair. Players dribble into the center grid perform a turn and pass back to their partner.

•inside cut, outside cut, pull back, cryff ext.

•Add defenders to block gates (Can be players or coaches)

Technical: 

•Drag back / Outside Hook / InsiteHook / Cruyff Turn

•Add a defender (Coach)

Setup

2 x 4yard area. 2 x10yard area The area can be smaller or bigger if required.

Objectives

Changes of Speed and Direction

Fun


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1vs1 Turning

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1vs1 Turning

1v1s Turning (20 Minutes)

1v1s (20 mins)

Set up one or two fields depending on numbers within the larger play field. Two fields allow for more repetition and no long lineups.

Set up two lines on opposite sides of each other.  One team passes ball to their opponent, and the attacking player try's to run with the ball through either of the two gates using the turns and changes of direction from the previous activity. The player on the ball can run with the ball (RWB) through either gate. Player to use turning moves to change direction if needed to move away from the defender

If the defender wins the ball, they can run with the ball (RWB) through a gate

After a 2 minutes change attackers and defenders. Be sure to allow for players not to be going against the same opponent each time. If using two field switch fields so opponents are different.

Progression

Add a time limit to move through agate (7 to 10 seconds)

Setup

2 x 17/25yrds areas. 2 x 4Yrd gates at both ends

Objectives

Players become more confident with trying turning skills

Players keep trying to use a turning skill even when unsuccessful the previous time

Enjoyment of playing soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game

Final Game (20 Mins)

2 x Teams, 3v3/4v4/5v5 or adapt based on numbers.

If numbers are high, try to create two games of 3v3 or 4v4

Normal game, no coaching points or stoppages. If coaching is required, limit information and allow for lots of ball rolling time

Team Points

Bonus points for shielding and dribbling moves

Setup

1 x 25/35yrds field. 2 x goal either end. Normal game setup (Adjust for fewer players)


Objectives

Players are introduced to the concept of creating Width & Depth (Spreading out)when in possession of the ball.

Players keep trying to make positive decisions to move the ball forward even when unsuccessful the previous time.

Enjoyment of playing soccer


Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button