Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Placer Hills 7v7 Model Activities

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: Palo Alto, CA
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes:

Key Learning Outcomes

• Provide an introduction to a range of activites that can be used to bring out different learning outcomes

• Coaches w ill also be show n different w ays to modify the activites to adress different learning outcomes • Coaches w ill participate in discussions on how best to help their trainer during the session

• Participants should understand the reason for different activites as well as how to set up as session for ease of transistion between activites.


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

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Warm-Up (20 mins)

Organization:

-20 x 20 yard area

-Each player has a ball

Instructions:

Part 1

Each player has a ball and is introduced to a few different types of dribbling techniques:

Messi, Ronaldo, Xavi and Ineiesta

Players will be asked how they might use each type, after they have been introduced:

-If you have a lot of space which technique might be the best?

-If you are in a very tight space how could you dribble?

Part 2

-Space is the same, now all but two players have a ball.

-The players with out the ball are defenders and hold a pinnie in their hand.

-Defenders are trying to simply touch another players ball with their foot (They are not trying to tackle)

-When a Defender touches a ball they take that ball and give their pinnie to the attacker.

-That attacker then becomes the tagger/defender

-The goal is to get tagged the fewest times and to not be it when time runs out.

Coaching Points:

1) Using the proper dribbling technique/surface of the foot

2) Looking for/identifiying where the open space.

3) Aware of the defenders and other attackers

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Un-Opposed/SAQ

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Un-Opposed/SAQ (15 mins)

Organization:

-10 x 30 yard area (red cones) with starting gate in tall orange cones

-5 yard area around, two sides and back of red zone (blue cones)

Instructions:

Defenders can only move laterally between their two red cones, they are trying to pull the pinnie from the shorts of the attacker. Who is trying to get through the gauntlet, passing all three defenders. The next attacker may enter the gauntlet once the player in front of them clears the first defensive line. If an attacker gets their pinnie pulled out they must pick it up and go into the blue zone to put their pinnie back in their shorts, they then use the side channel to run back as fast as they can to get to the starting gate. Players get 3 points for each succesfull journey to the end of the gauntlet. Defenders get a point for each pinnie they pull.

Coaching Points:

1) Finding the open space, identify where the defender is and try to use the open space

2) change your pace and direction to fool a defender

3) imrprovise---Can you think of a great way to bet the defender?

4) Drop shoulder and change pace to wrong foot defender.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Reps

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Technical Reps (15 mins)

Organization:

Players divided into three teams

Using Channels from previous activity

Instructions:

Players accross from eachother drive at the 3 cones in the middle upon eye contact, when they reach the middle they perfrom a move, round the cones and ronaldo dribble to the other line.

Coaching Points:

1) Positive 1st touch (drive at defender, makes it easier to unbalance defender)

2) Dribble with front foot

3) Attack defenders front foot

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

5) Unbalance defender with ball movement

6) Unbalance defender with body movement (Use of body to sell the fake)

7) Dropping the shoulder

8) Timing of Execution of move based upon space between you and the defender

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

10) Accelerate away if looking to continue to dribble

11) Cut across defender, If looking to continue dribbling

12) Quality of end product

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-Opposed

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Semi-Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

-10 x 30 yard area (red cones) with starting gate in tall orange cones

-5 yard area around, two sides and back of red zone (blue cones)

-Each attacking player now has a ball

Instructions:

Rules remain the same, defenders are still trying to pull the attacker pinnie, if an attacker get tagged they must pick up their pinnie and enter the blue zone, to get back to the starting gate they must take Ronaldo touches.

Coaching Points:

1) Finding the open space, identify where the defender is and try to use the open space

2) Use correct dribbling technique to take the space

3) imrprovise---Can you think of a great way to bet the defender?

4) Drop shoulder and change pace to wrong foot defender.

Progressions:

P-Defenders now try to takle the ball and pass into the blue zone on the side.

P-Defenders can be anywhere in their zone, not just on the back line


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully Opposed (1v1)

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Fully Opposed (1v1) (25 mins)

Organization:

-10 x 30 yard area (red cones) Using same set-up as previous two activites but playing side to side on area, Blue cones now make up the scoring zone, the attackers must be inside this zone to score and the defenders are not allowed in this area.

Instructions:

-Defender passes ball to attacker and plays defense on their first touch. Attacker must make it to the end zone to score, defenders are not allowed in the end zone. If dender steals ball they may score on opposite goal using the same rules.

Coaching Points:

1) Good positive first touch

2) Controlled approach

3) Observe defenders position

4) Attackers defenders front foot

5) Execution of move

6) Take touch back across the defender and accelerate away

Progressions:

Regression- Defender must touch tall cone on either side of area before they can defend


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditiond Game

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Conditiond Game (25 mins)

Organization:

Same area as previous activiies

Instructions:

-Players divided into 3 teams

-Players can only score from the side channels, once in the side channel only one player can enter to defend, side channels can only be 1v1 but players can score any where in the side channel. Play always restarts from the coach. Team scored on comes off.

Coaching Points:

1) Good positive first touch

2) Controlled approach

3) Observe defenders position

4) Attackers defenders front foot

5) Execution of move

6) Take touch back across the defender and accelerate away

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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