Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Spring 21 - Coach Letter (S2)

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Alexis Nieves-Richards, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves-Richards
Name: Alexis Nieves-Richards
City: Highlands Ranch
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2. One ball per player

Instructions:

1. All players dribble around the area

2. On coach’s call “switch”, players stop their ball from moving, and start dribbling with a new ball (see A)

3. One ball is removed every 30 seconds, leaving one more player without a ball each time

4. Players without a ball must try to steal one from another player

5. If a ball is stolen, that player must steal one from a different person

6. Play for set time period

Coaching Points:

1. Change of speed and direction

2. Head up, accelerate away

Progressions/Regressions:

P – Coach can restrict the surfaces players may use to control the ball, e.g. inside only, outside only, soles only

P – Players can steal the ball back from the person who stole it from them, immediately

P - Coach calls on a player to shoot their soccer ball into a goal then try to steal another person's ball.

R – Add in more balls than players

R - Decrease the size of the grid


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity
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Activity (10 mins)

Organization:

1.20 x 15 yard area set up as shown

2. Separate players into 2 teams

3. Teams should be situated diagonally opposite of each other

4. Supply of balls at half way line with coach

Instructions:

1. Coach plays ball into feet of attacking player A

2. Player A must dribble ball over half way line

3. On player A’s first touch, the defender on his side may chase him, attempting to tag him before the line

4. After crossing the line, player A is safe, and passes the ball to feet of his teammate B

5. Player A and the chasing defender rejoin their team on opposite sides

6. Player B repeats in opposite direction, with the defender chasing on his first touch

7. Attacking team players for allotted amount of time or until all balls are distributed by the coach

8. Players will get water then switch roles

Coaching Points:

1.Positive first touch out of the feet

2.Select the appropriate controlling surface

3.Fewest number of touches to cover the distance quickly

4.Run in a straight line

5.Execution of final action

Progressions:

P – Defending player can move to chase attacker as soon as his team mate passes the ball

P – Defending player can move to chase attacker as soon as his team mate crosses the half way line

R – Field is widened to increase starting distance between attacker and chasing defender

R – Defender must wait for attacker’s second touch before chasing to tag them


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Dribble
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