Football/Soccer Session (U12): 1 Monroe Soccer Travel WAVE U12B - March/Apr '14 (Start Time: 2014-03-25 18:30:00)

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Nick Adams, Adult Member

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Nick Adams
Name: Nick Adams
City: New Bedford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed of Play - Champion warm up

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Speed of Play - Champion warm up (20 mins)

Organization:

Players get into groups of 3 (or 4) with one ball per group;

Players get themselves into a triangle, passing and moving in this shape.

Instructions:

All players must begin by taking 3 touches – 2 touches before they pass.

Focus on weight and accuracy of pass and incorporating push pass and outside of foot pass.

On coach command group must make 15 passes – as soon as they complete they go down on one knee and shout “Champion”.

Coaching Points:

Weight & accuracy of pass;

First touch;

Body shape.

Progressions:

Players must take 2 touches using same foot for control and pass.

Players must take 2 touches using alternate feet.

Increase the number of passes that they must complete to 25.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed of play - Competition

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Speed of play - Competition (25 mins)

Organization:

Set up players in groups of 4 with one ball per group. Players set up as shown around a 20x10 area

Instructions:

Have two players at each end and two in the middle.

Player 1 on the end makes a short pass into player 2 in the middle.

Player 2 makes short pass back to player 1. Player 1 then makes a longer pass across the area to player 3 on the opposite end line.

Player 3 receives and makes short pass to player 4.

Player 4 makes a short pass back to player 3 who then plays a long pass back to player 1.

This completes the rotation and counts as 1 goal. After 5-6 goals switch the inside players with the outside players.

Make it competitive by making it a race between teams but demand technical quality over speed.

Coaching Points:

Weight & accuracy of pass;

First touch;

Support angle;

Communication

Progressions:

All players must take 2 touches.

Sideline players can only take 1 touch.

Can all players play 1 touch?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed of Play - Competition Progression (If appropriate)

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Speed of Play - Competition Progression (If appropriate) (10 mins)

Organization:

Set up players in groups of 4 with one ball per group. Players set up as shown around a 20x10 area

Instructions:

Have two players at each end and two in the middle.

Player 1 on the end makes a short pass into player 2 in the middle.

Player 2 makes short pass back to player 1. Player 1 then makes a longer pass across the area to player 3 on the opposite end line.

Player 3 receives and makes short pass to player 4.

Player 4 makes a short pass back to player 3 who then plays a short pass to player 2.

Player 2 passes back to player 3 who then plays a longer pass back to player 1, repeat.

Each long pass counts as 1.

Make it competitive by making it a race between teams but demand technical quality over speed.

Coaching Points:

Weight & accuracy of pass;

First touch;

Support angle;

Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5+2 to end zones

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5v5+2 to end zones (20 mins)

Organization:

40 x 20 yard area with two 4 yard wide end zones is organized as shown in the diagram above. A 5v5 is organized inside the grid and two “floaters” are positioned on the outside of the playing area. (Can also be played as 4v4+2)

Instructions:

Both teams compete for possession of the ball. Both teams can use the floaters on the outside of the area at any time. Floaters are limited to 2-touch. Points are scored by successfully receiving a pass in either end-zone.

If a point is scored the same team maintains possession and immediately attacks in the opposite direction. Play is continuous for the designated period of time.

Coaching Points:

Sharp, crisp passing is essential.

Movement off-the-ball must be constant.

Angles and distance of support.

Communication.

Transition from defending to attack and vice versa

Progressions:

Limit all touches to make game quicker.


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