Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): change of direction

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Am-Club: Harrison Youth Soccer Club

Jorge Hernandez, Adult Member

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Jorge Hernandez
Name: Jorge Hernandez
City: Mount Kisco
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): end zone dribbling

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): end zone dribbling
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end zone dribbling

Organization

  • two 10x10 channels
  • gates and cones shown as above
  • 4-6 players per channel
  • every player with a ball 

Instructions


Repetitions


1. players in each channel will set off from both sides and perform a turn/change of direction x2 with both feet

2. Coach will vary the turn/change  of direction skill after a set of repetitions 

3. players must penetrate either left  or right gate (based on skill) and rotate to opposite side 


Full Opposed 


1. Defender will dribble towards to the middle then play a pass to the attacker

2. Attacker will a gain point if they can unbalance defender and penetrate to one of the gates 

3. if defender wins ball they must penetrate to attacker's end zone 

Turns/Change of Direction Skills 


-Beginner
Turning - Inside Cut
Turning - Outside Cut
-Intermediate
Turning - U turn
Turning - Step Over
-Advanced
Turning - Cryuff
Turning-Maradona
Ronaldo Chop

Coaching Points

-attacking the space forward on the field (looking to
penetrate)
-identification of the space
-identification of the defender

-decision whether to turn based on the
above
-space ahead & defender behind (cut across and dribble)-Space behind and defender alongside (turn)
-space ahead and defender behind (turn)
-use of body, arms etc to fake
-distance of touch (helps next action)
-direction of touch

-speed of play 


Progressions


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass

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