Football/Soccer Session (U11): RDS Garfield- Moves

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball mastery

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

Instructions:

Players spread out and get their own space.

Follow the coach's lead.

Everything in beats of 4 to the music.

Progressions:

Simple to complex

4 beats on and 4 off

Continuous


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Warm up (10 mins)

Organization:

-Two 12 x 20 grids

-Blues are attackers.

-Whites are defenders

Instructions:

-Tag 1 v. 1 in channel. Blue tries to score 1 point by running through the opposite end line without getting tagged. If defender (white) manages to tag the blue before they get across they score 1 point.

-Switch lines each turn.

-First player to 10 points wins.

Coaching Points:

(1). Run straight at defender. Why? 2 options

(2). Defender's body shape.

(3). Go slow or fast? When and why?

(4). Try to unbalance the defender.

Progressions:

(1). Top scores move up. Low scores move down.

(2). Add in a "shot clock" of 10 seconds.

Regressions:

(1). Defender can not go backwards


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (10 mins)

Instructions:

on eye contact, first player in each line dribbles ahead, executes inside-outside move and takes away to join the next line.

Coaching Points:

Entry

Positive 1st touch into space

Smaller touches on the ball (use of pinky toe to dribble the ball) “Like Messi”

Slow down slightly before the move

Execution

Small inside touch with big toe, bigger outside touch with pinky toe

Hop on standing foot between touches to get body moving side to side

Exit

Final touch of move bigger (allows head to come up)

Accelerate away if looking to continue to dribble

Progressions:

Competition mode. 1 group versus the other. First group to 30 well executed inside-outside moves win.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity: 1v1 Defending

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Main Activity: 1v1 Defending (30 mins)

Instructions:

-1v1 in each grid,

-Player who stops ball in endzone gets point.

-Switch lines.

Coaching Points:

Entry -

- Positive 1st touch (drive at defender to unbalance

Execution

- Unbalance defender with ball or body movement

Use of body to sell the fake

- Dropping the shoulder

- Looking opposite way

- Opening up of hips

Exit

- Be aware of if you need to protect the ball

- Final touch of move bigger (allows head to come up)

- Accelerate away if looking to continue to dribble

- Cut across defender? If looking to continue dribbling

Progressions:

Champions league style.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Games

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Small Sided Games (30 mins)

Organization:

Two puggs per field

One ball per field

Pinnies

Instructions:

3v3 (min) or 4v4 (max)

No corners

Restart with dribble in or kick-in

Coaching Points:

1. Awareness

2. Application of techniques

3. Walk players through rules of the game.

Progressions:

1. Must make a pass before you can shoot.

2. 5 minute games- rotate teams around.

Regressions:

1. Team touch the goal when ball goes out of play.


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