Football/Soccer Session (U12): demo

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Chris Sydney
Name: Chris Sydney
City: Phoenix
Country: United States of America
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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 (15 mins)

Organization:

- Two 25 x 25 yard area set up as shown

- 8 - 12 players

- 1 ball per pair of players

Instructions:

- Players work in pairs and pass the ball using two touch between them

- On the coaches command the player with their back to the area turns with the ball and dribbles through the cones in the center of the area

- After dribbling through the cones the player finds a new player to pass with and they rotate positions so that the dribbling now faces the area

Coaching Points:

- Using both feet to dribble

-Use multiple surfaces on the foot to dribble and keep control of the ball

-Close control

-Head up every few touches

Progressions:

Race - Turn, dribble through the cones and dribble to a free person on the outside and start passing again.

Coach be specific with which surface to dribble with

R- Spread the cones out.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up + Bolcked

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Warm Up + Bolcked (10 mins)

4 squares.

4 teams of 3.

Stand in the middle of the line of the squares.

After the player passes to a teammate, they must run to the line that is free.

Game should be very high tempo.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 Defending - Pressure & Cover

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4v2 Defending - Pressure & Cover (25 mins)

Learning Objectives

• Four passers arranged around the edge of an appropriately sized square.

• Two defenders working in the middle.

• The passers can move up and down their line to create passing angles.

• Passers can't be tackled on the outside

• The defenders must try to work as a team to press and offer support.

• Defender closest to the ball calls “One” while the supporting defender calls “Two”.

Technical

Tactical

Physical

Psychological/Social


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing & Receiving Variable

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Passing & Receiving Variable (30 mins)

The setup of this practise is with 3 teams of 4 players each in different coloured bibs, each team has a ball.

First start the practise with each player looking to play to a team mate who must be in a different square. Once the player has passed the ball they should look to move into a different square in the area.

Coaching Points

Encourage good communications.

Body Shape

Control of the ball

Weight of the pass

Move on & off the ball

Triangles & Diamonds

Can the ball see you ?

Progression 2

Players can now pass the ball but it must travel across an empty square.

Coaching Points

Players need to move around the square to ensure they are into space. At least 1 square away from the player with the ball

Encourage good communications


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

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Opposed Game (25 mins)

Now remove the central cones and have 2 targets areas. One of the teams can occupy the team areas at each end.

The other two teams are placed in the middle.

Target player plays the ball out to one of the teams.

The team with the ball has to retain possession and play it into a target zone at the opposite end to score a point

The opposing team has to try and steal the ball and retain posession and they too get a point by playing into a target player.

If the ball is received by a target player the target player delivers the ball to the opposing side.

Give each team equal amounts of time and ensure all the teams have a chance to be target players.

Coaching Points

BWA

Before - you get the ball what are you going to do?

Looking around for space, lose your marker

When - you have the ball what are you going to do?

Do you know you next pass or move?

After - after you passed the ball what are you going to do ?

Are you going to support your team mate?

Are you going to find space again?

Progression 1

Now the target players can pass the ball back to the same team who delivered it too them. If the team can retain possession and get it back to the other end they earn 3 points instead of 1.


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