Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ALITHSA Arsenal: Receiving, SSG, Finishing

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Dean Smith, Young Member

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Dean Smith
Name: Dean Smith
City: Schaumburg
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Camp session to challenge players on receiving the ball, movement off the ball and finishing. High emphasis should be placed on receiving the ball under pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Pass N Go

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3 Pass N Go (10 mins)

3 Pass n Go (Group Warm-up)

- Half players w/ball, half players w/o ball

- Everybody moving until a player w/o ball faces player w/ball

- The two players then play 3 passes along the floor

- Ball should leave with the player who first received it

Variation:

- Pass, chip, volley

- Headers

Coaching Points:

- Show for ball

- Get body in line of pass

- Be light on your toes

- Weight of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Station #1: Speed of Play

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Station #1: Speed of Play (15 mins)

1: Speed of Play

A

- Set up several 12X12 grids, 5 players per grid

- 4 players stand next to each corner cone and a player on outside with a ball

- The 4 players win a point if they pass ball around square before blue player dribbles around the square

- Start at same time

- If the dirbbler is too far behind, he can run around the sqaure w/o the ball

- The passing players can only take 2 touch (no more, no less)

- Rotate the dribbler

B

- Play 4v2 or 5v2

- Attackers can NOT take anymore than 3 touches

- 2 defenders cannot tackle but they can intercept a pass

- 8 passes = goal; intercpetion from defender is a goal for defensive team

Coaching Points:

- Quality of 1st touch

- Know where to go before ball arrives (scan area)

- When to play 1 touch or 2 touch (activity B)

- Open hips to receive the ball

- Angles of support


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Station #2: Lanes

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Station #2: Lanes (15 mins)

2: Lanes Passing/Receiving

- Set up as shown in diagram

- 3-5 players per lane (make the lanes long in length)

- Start simply by passing down the lane and following pass

- Progress to short short longs, give & go's, longer laces passing

- You can add a player in middle of the lane (as shown in lane A) to play use as a combination player for a give & go and overlap.

Coaching Points:

- Keep focused on your players receiving the ball (as a coach)

- Make sure players are prepared to receive the ball (not flat footed) with smooth lateral movement

- Quality of 1st touch and where to take it


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Station #3: Attacking & Finishing

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Station #3: Attacking & Finishing (15 mins)

3: Attacking & Finishing

- Set up as shown in diagram

- 2 defenders in blue must stay on cone until pass is played to red forward player

- Once pass is played, 2 red players join in to make it a 3v2 situation

- Once ball leaves the grid or goes in the goal, repeat with new players

- Keep your forward player in as the target man for several reps then change with another forward player

- If defenders win the ball, they must pass the ball to one of the end red players

- Rotate the 2 defenders after several reps

VARIATION:

- Add wide players and extra forward and defender

Coaching Points:

- Reception of forward player, can he turn or does he need to hold ball up?

- Supporting runs, are they helpful to player on the ball?

- Take shooting opportunity when space opens up


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game - 7v7, 8v8

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Game - 7v7, 8v8 (15 mins)

GAME:

- Keep focus on receiving under high pressure

- How to buy time on the ball and take an effective 1st touch


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