Football/Soccer Session (U9): Drag Back (Start Time: 2013-04-22 13:45:00)

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Pro-Club: Red Bulls New York Academy

Cesar Cambisaca, Adult Member

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Cesar Cambisaca
Name: Cesar Cambisaca
City: Jackson Heights NY
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Working on changing of direction by performing a Drag Back

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning - Drag Back - Clinics

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning - Drag Back - Clinics
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
One or more touches on the ball with the purpose of changing direction efficiently.
Technical Tactical
A change of direction of the ball with the foot can be performed with the purpose of making a second action such as dribbling, passing and shooting.
Technical Physical
Perception and awarness
Technical Psychological

Turning - Drag Back - Clinics (30 mins)


1.- 20 x 30 yard area set up as shown

2.- 12 players (ball per player)

3.- Cones of different color



1.- Players have to dribble the ball through the gates, and then perform a turning movement to come back throught the same gate

2.- Players have to find different gates all the time, they can not go through the same gate twice in a row

3.- When time runs out, players must get back to the cave (center circle) as quick as possible .

4.- After some exercises, players must dribble the ball and perform the turning movement through as many gates as possible.

Coaching Points:

1.- Dribble the ball close to feet

2.- Drag the ball back with the sole of the foot

3.- Turn to the side of which foot is being used

4.- Take the ball away using the opposite foot


1.- Perform turning movement with different foot

2.- Perform a different turn

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