Football/Soccer Session (U9): SAQ: Pressure from Side

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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


Moves: Scissors, Inside Scissors, Chop, Inside Outside

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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1. 20x10 field set up as shown

2. Split players into two teams, attackers and defenders


1. The attacking team lines up on the yellow cone, the defending team lines of on the green cone.

2. The blue gates are worth 1 point, the red gates are worth 2 points.

3. The attacking player tries to run through one of the two gates without getting tagged.

4. The defending team tries to tag the attacker to end the turn. They do not get any points for tagging the attacker.

5. Attackers get two attemps in each grid then switch with defending team.

6. Activity is complete when each team has completed their turns.

Coaching Points:

1. Identification of which gate to run towards

2. Unbalance defender with body movement (Use of body to sell the fake)

3. Accelerate away from defender once beat


1. Allow defending teams to gain points for successful tags

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