Football/Soccer Session (U12): Playing out of the back in a 4 – 4 – 2

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 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 (20 mins)

Organization & Instructions:

Full field set up as shown

Red = 1 GK, 2 Defenders, 4 Midfielders, 1 Attacker

Yellow = 1 GK, 1 Defender

Extra players rotate in at positions needed

Activity starts with GK passing the ball out to full back (A)

Option 1:

Right full back (A) passes to right midfielder (B) who then passes to central midfielder (C)

Central midfielder (C) then passes to right full back (A) who overlaps right midfielder (B) who then crosses into the box

Option 2:

Left full back (A) passes to left midfielder (B) who then dribbles inside

Central midfielder (C) over laps around and receive the ball from left midfielder (B)

Central midfielder (C) then crosses into the box


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (40 mins)

Organization & Instructions:

Option 3: – (2nd Diagram)

Right full back (A) passes to right midfielder (B) who then passes the ball back to central midfielder (C)

Central midfielder (C) then passes to left midfielder (B) who the crosses into the box

Option 4: – (2nd Diagram)

Left full back (A) passes to left midfielder (B) who then passes back to left full back (A)

Right full back (A) then passes into the central forward

The central forward then passes into left midfielder (B) who spins after playing their initial pass

Left midfielder (B) crosses for the central forward

GK restarts the activity alternating sides each time

Central defender is allowed to win the ball

Coaching Points:

Weight and accuracy of passes

Timing and movement of each specific player

Communication


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization & Instructions:

Full field set up as shown

Red = 1 GK, 4 Defenders, 4 Midfielders, 1 Attacker

Blue = 1 GK, 2 Defenders, 4 Midfielders, 2 Attackers

Reds attempt to score on goal

Blue attempt to score by hitting the GK’s area

Activity starts with GK passing out to the red defenders

Coaching Points:

As above

Be patient and don’t force the play

Be creative and find solutions to play out

Forward should be looking for space for direct passes into feet


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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