Football/Soccer Session (U10): RDS Regional Teams - Week 4 - Receiving With / Without Pressure

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Ryan Rademacher, Adult Member

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Ryan Rademacher
Name: Ryan Rademacher
City: Harrison, NJ
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondos (Transition - Attack)

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Rondos (Transition - Attack) (10 mins)

Organization:

As shown. 2 teams

Instructions:

- Coach plays new ball into area.

- Defending team sends 2 defenders to try to win the ball and play back to their own team for a point.

- Attacking team attempts to complete 5 passes consecutively for a point.

- If ball exits playing area, coach plays new ball into opposite team's area.

Coaching Points:

- Initial shape to keep ball.

- 1st Attacker: Read pressure / split vs. play sideways.

- 2nd Attacker: Pinch / Find split.

- Weight of pass

- Movement to come closer to combine quicker (when split is on).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ (5 mins)

Organization:

- As shown.

Instructions:

- Players perform various mechanical movements as shown.

Coaching Points:

- Speed, Agility, Quickness

- Coordination


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical / Opposed (Triangles)

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Technical / Opposed (Triangles) (25 mins)

Organization:

- As shown. Half with balls in area. Half w/o balls in triangles.

Instructions:

- Players with the balls look to pass to players in a triangle and replace the player they passed to.

- Players that receive in a triangle look to exit a different side than the ball entered and play a pass as quickly as possible to another player in a triangle.

- Players receive a point each time they receive a pass.

- Should a player play a bad pass or their ball goes out of bounds, their score goes back to 0.

- Once defenders are added (holding a pinnie), defenders look to steal a ball from any attacker and score in a PUG goal.

- Should defender win the ball and attempt to score ending with the ball going out of play or a goal is scored, the defender gives his pinnie to the original attacking player and the two switch roles.

Coaching Points:

- Eye contact / quality of pass.

- Body position to receive, receive with back foot, first touch out of feet, head up to play.

- Ability to look up and play next pass as quickly as possible.

- Ability to disguise 1st touch (different surface, etc.)

- Head up as ball travels (reading pressure / checking shoulder or space).

- Recognition to get first touch out of feet or not based on pressure (high vs. low pressure)

- Composure in possession (once defenders are added).

Progressions:

- Add passive pressure after playing pass.

- Add defenders who attempt to score in PUG goals.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 Goal Game

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6 Goal Game (20 mins)

Organization:

- As shown. 6v6 +2 (keepers)

Instructions:

- Teams attempt to score in their respective 3 goals.

- Should ball exit play, the ball will start from coach.

Coaching Points:

- Shape (width / depth from wide / forward players)

- 1st Attacker: When to play forwards / sideways / backwards; Composure.

- 2nd Attacker: Movement as ball travels

- 3rd Attacker: Movement as 1st attacker looks to pass.

- Weight of pass (based on receiving players next decision: firm to turn; soft to drag out defense).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (30 mins)

Organization:

- As shown.

- 7v7

Instructions:

- Normal game.

Coaching Points:

- Movement of #8, #9 and #2/#3 as ball travels into #5 / #6 in buildout phase.

- Decision making of #5 / #6

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble

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