Football/Soccer Session (U13): WSSL U13 Boys

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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): Warmup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup
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Warmup (10 mins)

Organization: Players put pinnies in shorts, with the exception of one player who has a pinnie on and has a ball at their feet. Extra balls are put in the corners

Instructions: Player with pinnie must try to hit the non-pinnies below their knee. If a player is struck they put on a pinnie and join in to try to hit the remaining players.

Coaching Points:

Head up to identify where players are

Plant foot is pointed to where we want to pass ball

Use teammates to get players out

Use different surfaces of the foot.

Progressions:

Add in multiple balls

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1
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Main Theme 1 (15 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area divided into 4 10 yard channels

2 team of 6, 3 players per channel

1 ball, spares nearby

Instructions:

- Team with the ball attempts to keep possession

- Score points by passing between defensive lines (as shown in diagram)

- Possession may be kept around defensive lines but will not score point

- Players must remain in their channel throughout

- If defensive team wins the ball, they transition into attacking team

- Rotate channels players are in after set period

Coaching Points:

- Keep the ball moving in possession

- Draw defensive line out of shape

- Play penetrating pass when it presents itself

- Do not force passes and surrender possession

- Disguise penetrating pass by using outside surface of foot

Progressions:

- Play with touch limit

- Play with time limit for ball in each channel


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (20 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area divided into 2 girds

2 team of 6

1 ball, spares nearby

Instructions:

- Team with the ball attempts to keep possession

- Score points by passing between defensive lines (as shown in diagram)

- Possession may be kept around defensive lines but will not score point

- Players must remain in their channel throughout

- If defensive team wins the ball, they transition into attacking team

- Rotate channels players are in after set period

Coaching Points:

- Keep the ball moving in possession

- Draw defensive line out of shape

- Play penetrating pass when it presents itself

- Do not force passes and surrender possession

- Disguise penetrating pass by using different surfaces of foot

-Players off the ball must now present themselves as an option

Progressions:

- Play with touch limit

- Play with time limit for ball in each channel


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (25 mins)

Organization:

Grid dependent on Size

Teams split into players of four or three

1 ball with extras around the side pinnies to distinguish teams

4 scoring areas of 5x5

Instructions:

Players must look to pass to their teammate in a scoring area

Players can score in any of the four areas as long as they have a receiving teammate in the area. Receving players must be in the scoring area before the pass was played. No through passes or lead passes into the scoring area. Players are also only allowed in any scoring area for 7 seconds maximum.

Coaching Points:

Can players do the technical basics? Inside of the foot, receving on the backfoot etc

Can players recognise when is the appropiate time to go forward?

Can players change direction and penetrate at any of the other scoring zones?

Do players see the benfit of alternanting between playing quickly and slowly?

Progressions:

Limit players touches

Limit time players are allowed in the scoring areas


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