Football/Soccer Session (U12): (Receiving to turn)

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
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 (15 mins)

Co-ordinated warm up. 2 Groups in channeled area. Will perform the following:

1) Jog x2

2) Hamstrings x2

3) Lunges x2

4) Quads x2

Will add in ball to perform ball mastery.

1) Insides

2) Outside

3) Inside/Outside

4) Roll/Touch

Will then add in fast feet elements to increase tempo.

1) Quick Steps

2) Big Strides

3) 3 Quarter Pace

4) 1 Sprint


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical
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Technical (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

First player takes a touch out of their feet to either side. Middle player and target react to this touch to form a triangle. A plays to C who opens up on their backfoot and finds C. C brings the ball back to line one and the process repeats.

Coaching Points:

- Quality of touch to open lane

- Middle player check away to open lane to target

- Target movement to find lane

- Communication (hands and voice)

- Body shape (open)

- Quality of pass (find backfoot)

- Quality of touch to set up next pass

- Eyes up, connect with teammates

- Speed of play.


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

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Semi-opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

Set up as above

Instructions:

Play begins with player on ball taking a touch out of his feet to one side or another. Target reacts to make passing lane whilst defender blocks it. Middle player checks away and receives ball, opens up and finds target.

Rotation: Passer - Defender - Receiver - Target

Coaching Points:

- Good touch out of feet and head up.

- Movement of target to create passing lane.

- Movement of midddle player to check away - open body.

- Communication

- Quality of pass - back foot.

- Break line and beat defender with first touch

Progressions:

- Defender presses receiving player to add pressure. If defender gets really tight them beat them with a touch inside.


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

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Fully Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Exact same rotation as before but defender is now fully live. Attackers score 1 point each if they can get the ball to the end target, doubling their score to 2 points if they can get the ball to the target and back again. Targets are limited to 2 touch and must stay on their endlines. If defender wins the ball and can dribble over the endline then they get 2 points.

Coaching Points:

- Good touch out of feet and head up.

- Movement of target to create passing lane.

- Movement of midddle player to check away - open body.

- Communication

- Quality of pass - back foot.

- Break line and beat defender with first touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (20 mins)

Organization:

6v6

Instructions:

None too specific. Let the group play.

Coaching Points:

Encourage receiving on back foot when no pressure from behind


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