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 play a pass to attacker then will press to win ball

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 endzone 

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 (based on next action)

-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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