Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Disguising Passes

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm-up
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warm-up (30 mins)

Stage 1 Warm Up (30 min)

Juggling (5 min)

RWB (5 min)

Stretch (5 min)

Passing Warm Up (15 min)

Organization:

30x30 yard grid.

3 pinnies

2 balls (extras on outside of grid)

Instructions:

3 Players start off as defenders holding the a pinnie each in there hand.

Defenders must look to simply touch a ball or force a ball out of play via a bad pass/touch from an attacker, if they do this the attacker who lost possession takes the pinnie and becomes a defender and the previous defender becomes an attacker.

Attackers must help each other to keep possession of both soccer balls.

Coaching Points:

Communication

Awareness of space/pressure etc.

Try to play to back foot and turn to switch ball in other direction when receive it if possible

Quality/weight of passes.

Angles/distances of support

Constantly re-evaluate your position (can I be in a better position?)

Faint pass to create

Progressions/Regressions:

Add/remove balls/defenders (pinnies)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique (10 mins)

Stage 2 (10 min)

Organization:

1st 2 players in the rotation start with a ball each

Pass line markers splitting area

Instructions:

Player with ball dribbles to marker line before making pass as shown in diagrams, then goes to back of line again as shown in diagram.

When next players recieve ball they start the next phase of the same rotation.

A - dipicts activity that could be used to ask players to pass with outside of foot

B - dipicts activity that could be used to ask players to play a reverse pass

Coaching Points:

Use of body to disguise which way you are passing

Use of different surfaces to disguise where you are going to pass

Awareness of where want to play pass before make it

Technique of different deceptions

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Non-Opposed

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Non-Opposed (10 mins)

Stage 2 Cont (10 min)

Organization:

Players in pairs

1 ball per pair

Central cone acting as defender in each section

Instructions:

Player with ball dribbles at cone before passing ball to partner who has made a supporting run, they recive pass and dribble over end line with partner doing the same of both whom go to the back of the rotation at that end line.

As a pair dribble ball over end line, the pair waiting at that end line repeat / restart the rotation in opposite direction.

Coaching Points:

Use of body to disguise which way you are passing

Use of different surfaces to disguise where you are going to pass

Awareness of where want to play pass before make it

Technique of different deceptions

Progressions:


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

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Full Opposed (20 mins)

Stage 3 (20 min)

Organization:

Players in pairs

Activities set up as shown in diagram

2 pugg goals for attackers to score in

1 pugg goal on opposite end line for defenders to counter attack into

Defensive marker line

Instructions:

Activity starts with pass from a player from what will be the defending pair.

When player from attacking pair receives ball, the player who played the pass can apply full pressure on attacker and the defenders partner can step into the defensive zone behind the markers to block the goals when needed.

Attackers try to score in either goal.

1st defender can go anywhere in section, 2nd defender can only stay in zone behind markers (unless defenders have possession of ball).

If defenders win ball they can counter attack 2v2 (2nd defender can now leave zone).

Play is over when a goal is scored or ball goes out.

Defenders become attackers, attackers go to back of defensive line rotation.

Activity repeats

Coaching Points:

Use of body to disguise which way you are passing

Use of different surfaces to disguise where you are going to pass

Awareness of where want to play pass before make it

Technique of different deceptions

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tournament / Free Play

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Tournament / Free Play (20 mins)

Stage 4 (20 min)

Organization:

3 teams of 4v4 (Add neutrals to assist play if needed)

Instructions:

The 1st team to score wins the game and stays on the field, the team off then comes on to challenge them.

If the game is tied after 3 minutes, the coach brings off the team who has played twice in a row.

Restarts are always kick ins, no corners.

Teams keep how many points they total to see which team wins the tournament on conclusion of session.

Coaching Points:

When and where can you utilize disguising your passes to gain an attacking advantage?

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fitness/Cool Down

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Fitness/Cool Down (20 mins)

Fitness (20 min)

Fartlek Diagonals (10 Min)

Cool Down Run w/Dynamic Stretching (5 min)


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Movement
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Pass
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