Football/Soccer Session (U11): Conditioned Games - Dribbling - Change of direction

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Aaron Anderson-Winchell, Adult Member

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Aaron Anderson-Winchell
Name: Aaron Anderson-Winchell
City: Middletown
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization: 3v3, 4v4, or 3v3+1

Instructions: both teams can score at any goal by dribbling through the gate once they have reached the number of consecutive passes required

Must connect 1 pass before scoring first goal

Must connect 2 passes before scoring second goal

must connect 3 passes before scoring third goal

etc.

Coaching Points:

same as previous

Progressions:


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

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Conditioned Game

Organization:

1. 50 x 35 yard area with 5 x 5 corner areas set up as shown

2. 8 players (4 Attackers, 4 Defenders) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Teams score by dribbling into any square and turning out succesfully

2. Cannot score at the same square twice in a row

4. If the ball leaves the area the game is restarted with a kick in

Coaching Points:

1. head up to find open area to attack

2. choice of when and how to turn to find space

3. use of body to protect ball as turning

Progressions:

P1 – Change the position of the target players so that the game becomes directional, both players now at the same end

R1 - Award 1pt for a ball played into the target on the ground, and 3 pts for a ball played into the target that reaches him in the air

R2 - Allow players to lift the ball into their hands and volley the ball toward the target after x amount of passes

R3 - Players in middle play team Handball, but target players must control the ball out of the air without using their hands to score a point. Switch the target player every time a ball is played into him.

R4 – Increase the size of the target area to 10 x 10 yards


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Conditioned game

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3v3 Conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization:

3v3 with 4 triangles poitioned centrally along each side of the area

Instructions:

Teams play 3v3 inside area with normal soccer rules

Team in possession must connect a pass to a teammate who has taken up a position inside one of the triangels to score a point

Only an attacking player may be inside of the triangle

Both teams score at any of the triangles

Coaching Points:

Angle of support

Receive with back foot when possible

First touch into space and away from pressure

Disguise the direction fo your first touch

Regressions:

1. Players can dribble into triangel to score pt

Progressions:

1 - In order to score a point, the receiving player must take their first touch to leave the triangle

2 - 2pts for leaving out a different side of the triangle from where the pass entered

3 - Receiving player can either take first touch out the opposite side of the triangle or play a one touch pass back to the player it came from


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble

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