Football/Soccer Session (U11): HYSC-Fire-LoftedPass-5/2

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

Large Square (30 x 30) with smaller square in middle, players split into two teams, players on the outside have the ball in their hands.

Instructions:

Players in the inside check into middle area then out to an outside player, player on the outside passes ball in the air using an underhand throw to the checking player. Inside player must recievie the ball using the correct surface, bring the ball down and play back to the outside player.

Coaching Points:

1-Withdraw surface upon impact

2- Check shoulder when making check

3-Meet the ball in the air, try not to let ball bounce

4-Play a pass back to feet of thrower

Progressions:


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

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Technical Repititions (15 mins)

Organization:

24x10 yd areas, with 4x4 yd box for receiving player on each endline

groups of 4 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, extra balls nearby

Instructions:

- player with the ball plays lofted pass accross area to player on opposite side of the grid

- after playing lofted pass, player follows pass to support the ball and exchange double pass with recieving player

- player on opposite side exchanges double pass with checking player then plays lofted pass in the opposite direction

- rotation is continuous

- each succesful lofted pass gets 1pt for the group

Coaching Points:

- first touch at an angle out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with big knuckle of big toe at bottom half of the ball to create loft

- follow through toward target

- get in line with the ball to receive

- choose appropriate surface to receive with (use warmup to review techniques to receive out of the air)

- cushion touch to maintain possession inside the receiving area

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions (semi-opposed)

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Technical Repititions (semi-opposed) (20 mins)

Organization:

24x10 yd area with 4 yd zone in the center for the defenders

groups of 6 set up as shown

Instructions:

- one pair starts with the ball in possession

- they will pass the ball back and forth looking for the opportunity to play a driven pass to beat the defender and find a player on the far side

- 1 pt for every pass that is succesfully played through the center area to the opposite side without the defender intercepting, bonus point for a ball that is played over the heads of the defender

- defender scores 1 pt by intercepting the ball

- rotate after a set amount of time or a set number of points

Coaching Points:

- first touch out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with big knuckle of big toe through bottom half of the ball

- follow through toward target

Progressions:

1 - The ball may not stop rolling at any point


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided possession game

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Small sided possession game (20 mins)

Organization:

32x10 yd area, with an 8yd zone in the center for the defenders

3 groups of 4 set up as shown

Instructions:

- 4v1 in box

- team in possession trys to connect set number of passes (3 or 4), then play the ball to the opposite side with a lofted pass

- if the ball is succesfully played across the area, the receiving team controls the ball and looks to connect their own 3 or 4 passes before switching the ball back with another lofted pass

- defending team sends in a new defender every time the ball is switched

- 1pt for succesfully playing the ball accross the area, bonus point if the ballis played over the heads of the defenders

- if defending team wins the ball, or it is played out of bounds, the defending team is replaced by the team that lost possession

Coaching Points:

- all previous points

Progressions:


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