Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Christmas SS Day 1

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Alex Jones
Name: Alex Jones
City: Telford
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Practice

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Practice
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1 v 1 Practice (20 mins)

Dribbling 1 v 1 Practice

2 x 20 by 20 areas.

In this exercise players will look to develop their 1 v 1 skills in both attack and defence. Blue players feed the ball to the red players who will look to attack the end zone or through the gates and into the goals, the blue players will defend and try and score themselves. This will be a player led activity with minimal input from the coach.

Key Outcomes - Speed of attack, running with the ball, moves to beat the player.

Play for 15 minutes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cops and Robbers

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Cops and Robbers (40 mins)

Cops and Robbers

15y by 15y area, 2 cops (blue), the rest of the players are robbers (red), all the robbers have a ball. 3 tall cones forming a triangle is the vault.

Robbers have to protect their jewels (ball) from the robbers who are looking to get the ball off them and put it back in the safe (traingle tall cones) and take them to jail (behind the red cones).

Individual Challenges: Red's - Save people from the jail, take 1 players ball away and ask them to be a bounce player. Blues - Work together to get the ball into the area.

Key Outcomes: Close control, dribbling, running with the ball

Progressions: Add a safe house where 1 player can dribble into to get away from a tagger

Play for 40 minutes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (40 mins)

Passing Practice

30y by 30y area split into 3 areas. The group is split up into 4 teams of 3/4 with 1 ball per group. Each group are looking to pass to the players in the same coloured bib. Encourage the players to visit each square.

Individual Challenges: Can you pass the ball in front of a player, why? Can you switch zones? Can you vary the distances you pass the ball? Can you receive the ball so there is no player/tagger in between the ball and you?

Key Outcomes: Passing weight/accuracy, movement off the ball, spatial awareness.

Progressions: 1) Players cannot pass to a player in the same coloured bib. 2) Players in the same coloured bib cannot be in the same area as 1 or 2 of their team mates. 3) Player cannot be in the same area as any of their team mates only (for the groups of three). 4) One team is the tagging team (yellows) and they will all get a ball and try and tag one of the other teams (blue, white, red). If the attacking team pass 3/4/5 times they will earn a point, if the tagging team tag a player they earn 1 point.

Play for 30 minutes - finish with a through the thirds SSG.


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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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