Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Switching the Play

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Paul Montgomery, Adult Member

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Paul Montgomery
Name: Paul Montgomery
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Windows Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Windows Warm-Up
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Windows Warm-Up (15 mins)

Set Up:

- 20x20 box

- 6+6 players

Play:

- Players move from centre (work in pairs), recieve pass and bounce back. Then move off to recieve from another rplayer.

- Rotate players every minute.

Variations:

- Bounce pass

- 1-2 pass

- Recieve and switch pass

- Recieve and switch pass and give to another player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching play

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Switching play (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown

2. Three Groups of 4 players per grid.

3. Player 3 yds from blue cone.

Instructions:

1. Base plays the ball to LD

2. LD takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to Base

3. Base shows behind the ball ( Comes under the ball ) and receives pass from LD

4. Base takes 1st touch towards RD.

5. Continue pattern. (waiting player changes roles after two switches)

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the back foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of taking pictures.

- Triggers of movement. What happens if moves to quickly ?


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

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Switching Play (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (20x20)

2. Two Groups of 3-4 players. (6-8 players per grid)

Instructions:

1. Base plays the ball to LD

2. LD takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to Base

3. Base shows behind the ball and receives pass from LD

4. Base takes 1st touch towards RD.

5. After 2-3 turns, Top of Diamond show in passing lane (Blue). Base passes ball to top of diamond.

6. Continue pattern on opposite side.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of taking pictures.

Progression:

- Add second ball ( Can they work it out ? )


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession - Switch of Play

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Possession - Switch of Play (15 mins)

Set Up:

- 30x40

- 8v8 (add floater if required)

Play:

- 4v4 in centre, 4 on outside.

- Players must try to work the ball from one side to another.

- Rotate players every two minutes.

- Outside playes have one touch.

- Inside players start all in. Limit to two touch afterwards to raise tempo.

Coaching Points:

- Continous movement and check of shoulder to create pictures in head

- Unselfish runs to create space for players to recieve and switch the ball.

- Weight of pass and accuracy ( To feet? Infront? Player to run on?)


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