Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Berriew FC - Session 11 - Control

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Paul Inns, Adult Member

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Paul Inns
Name: Paul Inns
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Intro - Part 1

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Skill Intro - Part 1 (10 mins)

Organisation

Players setup in groups of five, four start with a ball, one player in the middle. Keep the distance tight (2-3 m) to encourage quick feet and plenty of touches.

Instructions

Start with anything to do with receiving the ball and passing it on the ground. eg inside foot, outside foot, inside outside foot, Receiving with one surface of the foot and passing it with another.

Coach to mix it up. Work in two parts - One on the ground and one in the air. Each player to work in the middle for 20 seconds at a time. Keep it bright, high tempo and competitive.

Progressions

How many times can you pass and receive the ball in 20 seconds

First team to complete 20 passes wins


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Intro - Part 2

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Skill Intro - Part 2 (10 mins)

Organisation

Setup a 20x20m grid (x 2 depending numbers) with players on each corner and 1 player in the middle of two red cones.

Instructions

Play starts with B checking off the cone and demanding the ball from D. D plays a solid pass into B who creates space and opens up the body to receive the ball on the front foot, takes a touch and passes into E. E has a good first touch and dribbles the ball back to position D. All players follow their pass (D to B, B to E, E to D back of line). Alternate starting position of the pass to A who will play the ball into position B from the other side and the sequence continues, with Position B player (now E) passing the ball to the player at C, who dribbles the ball back to position A

Coaching Points

* Can you check off the ball to create space

* Can you open up your body to receive the ball and play forward

* Can you use the correct weight of pass

* Can you do it at speed and with intensity

Progressions

1. B now plays a give and go with the dribbling player (C or E) before they set off back to the start.

2. A plays into B who passes it back to A. A plays in behind for B to play the give and go with C. C than passes back to the start.

3. Add two extra cones on the edge of the area in line with the red cones and place a defender at each to place pressure on the receiving player in the middle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (20 mins)

Organisation

3 v 3 + neutral player in the middle of a 20 x 20m grid. 4 neutral players around the outside - 2 from each team. Adjust setup to suit numbers.

Instructions

Start off playing a possession game where the inside players can hit any of the outside neutral players.

Neutral players are to take no more than 2 two touches and must keep the ball moving. To score a goal the team in posession must play all four neutral players on the outside without losing possession - if unsucessful reduce to 3 of the 4 neutral players on the outside and then increase to all four. Rotate neutral players.

Progressions

Can only play your own neutral player - 6 passes equals a goal

Cannot play back to the same neutral player you received the ball from

neutral players now enter the game when receiving the pass but must leave after they have passed the ball on.

All players play 2 touch

Coaching Points

Can you scan the field and decide your next action before receiving the ball

Can you take the ball in the driection of your next action (run/pass)

Can you use both feet to control the ball

Can you open up your body to see the whole picture

Can you encourage and communicate with your teammates.


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

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Skill Game (20 mins)

Play 4 v 4 plus Joker and 1 bouncer on each end. The area is 20m x 30m with a 5m scoring zone at as per diagram.

Start off with free play. After a few minutues bring in the varaiations. Rotate end bouncer regularly.

Variations:

Must play your end bouncer before shooting

First time finish in scoring zone after combining with your bouncer

Must take two touches

Last15 minutes remove the scoring zone and have the end bouncers join in, and applaud where the players implement great first touch.


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