Football/Soccer Session (U11): WSSL Girls U11

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dice Passing Warm Up

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Dice Passing Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization:

-5 cones set up like #5 on a dice. 10 yd box.

-Players fill up 4 of the 5 cones as they arrive for practice

-4 players stand near cone leaving one open. 1 ball per group.

Instructions:

-Player starts with a pass to any player in their grid. Passing player then moves to the open cone.

Coaching Points:

-Move after pass, where's open cone?

-Eyes on the ball

-Good weighted pass

-First touch towards next pass

-Communication

Progressions: Open space up 5-10 yards for longer passes


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

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Semi Opposed (10 mins)

12 GRIDS - ONE AIM - PASS & RECEIVE

THE SETUP

The playing area is divided into twelve 2x2 yard grids, laid out in the format shown in the image

- There is one player inside each grid, making a total of 12 players

- There are 4 footballs

THE RULES

Players are required to pass the ball to another player in an adjacent grid

- Players can pass in a lateral or linear direction

- No diagonal passes are allowed

- Two players cannot pass the ball to the same player

- All passing is two-touch

Change a player’s positioning within the grid to give them a taste of all sorts of situations.

PROGRESSIONS

- Introduce one-touch passing and different kinds of passes (slightly raised, sharp, etc.)

- Use one football of a different colour and mark out a particular player on the grid. Every time the ball reaches that player, give a point to the players. Set a minimum target, say 10 times in 1 minute, that the player needs to receive the coloured ball

- Add scores for competition making it semi opposed

COACHING POINTS

- Good verbal and non-verbal communication

- Good body shape when receiving the pass

- Passing technique needs to be perfect

- Passing needs to be smooth

- Players cannot hang onto the ball for long

- Players need to have their heads up and be aware of the players around their square


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 v 2 in grids

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4 v 2 in grids (20 mins)

ORGANIZATION:

30X15 GRIDS (possibly smaller depending on space)

4 possession players

2 defending players 1 ball poer grid

Instruction

Players in red keep possession and score points by connecting with their teammates on the opposite side of the field. Blues mut attempt to win ball and complete 1 pass to score a point

Coaching Point

- Communication

- Angles

-Surface area to play the ball with

- Appropiate method to receive

- Intensity


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

Small Sided Game to work on passing & receiving to turn.

2 teams with 2 players each in opposite corners of the field. Players in the field should try to play to their corner players. Once a corner player recieves a pass they enter the game and the passer goes to the corner.


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