Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): GPS / FC Bayern - Elite Training Centre - U13/14 - Midfield Rotation (Start Time: 2016-09-25 17:20:00)

Profile Summary

Graham Rennie
Name: Graham Rennie
City: Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Midfield Rotation

Session Objectives

1) Rotation to enable play through a deep midfielder

2) Movement from 8 and 10 to open up pass to 9


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introductory Activity

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Introductory Activity (5 mins)

Introductory Activity - (5 minutes)

Organisation

Two players on cones in a 8x8yd box. Players must always stay diagonally opposite. Players at the back must communicate, players at the front face forward.

Progression

Same exercise but with a ball

Coaching Points

- Clear, early communication

- quick movements


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Passing Exercise

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Warm Up - Passing Exercise (15 mins)

Passing Exercise - 12 mins

Organisation

This passing exercise is designed to make players take responsibility and practise moving after passing the ball. The coach introduces certain rules and the players have to work the ball from one set of target players to the others.

Rule 1 -The middle players (red square) must stay diagonally opposite.

Rule 2 - Middle players must move after passing

Rule 3 - The end players cannot pass to the nearest middle player

Rule 4 - No straight passes allowed

Rule 5 - Every player must move after passing

Progression - end players try and rotate with central players where appropriate

Coaching Points

- players to take responsibility / guide each other

- accurate passes

- sharp movement off the ball

- communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Exercise - opening

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Passing Exercise - opening (10 mins)

Passing Exercise - (5 minutes)

Organisation

Three players (6,8 and 10) in a 24x24yd box. Players 4 and 10, 10 yards beyond box. First player plats into 4, who opens up to play to 6. 8, 10 and 9 check off to receive and 6 decides which pass to play.

Rotation

First player to 4, 4 to 6, 6 to 10, 10 to 8, 8 to 9, 9 to next group

Coaching Points

4 - check shoulder, check off cone, first touch then accurate pass into 6.

6 - stay long and drop in as late as possible at an angle to receive with an open body / accuracy, weight disguise of forward pass

8 and 10 - check away from cone to receive from 6


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Exercise - Progression

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Passing Exercise - Progression (10 mins)

Passing Exercise - Progression - 5 mins

Organisation

Same as previous slide except, upon 4 opening up, 6 leaves space to allow 8 to receive at an angle and make the passing decision. Upon 8s movement, 10 moves in space 8 has departed.

Rotation

First player to 4, 4 to 6, 6 to 9, 8 to 10, 10 to 8, 9 joins new line.

Coaching Points

- Timing and angle of movement

- weight of passes

- communication (from behind)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Exercise - with pressure

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Passing Exercise - with pressure (15 mins)

Passing Exercise - with pressure - 10 mins

Organisation

Same exercise as previously now under pressure. Begin 3v1, add defender to 3v2 then 3v3 in central zone.

Rotation

4 comes into midfield and one of the midfield 3 drops out

Coaching Points

- Encourage rotaton of midfield 3

- looking to get on the half turn and play forward

- look to make space for others as well as yourself

- Go back to 4 if unable to turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9  game

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9v9 game (25 mins)

9v9 Game

Organisation

Teams line up 1-4-3-1 in a full width, 15-30-15yd area. Teams must play through the central third to score. Focus on letting the players play with minimal stoppages.

Coaching Points

- Consolidate points previously made.


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