Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Support Play

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Shane Smits
Name: Shane Smits
City: Burnley
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Whole

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Whole (20 mins)

Session Objective: To improve support play

Organisation: Area set up as shown, adjust area to meet the needs of your players. 7V3, the 7 players have to keep possession and gain a point for every 5 passes completed,the 3 players have to try and win the ball and score in 1 of the 4 goals, rotate players.

Progressions: 6v4, smaller area, use of weaker foot only

Key points:

Head up

Weight of pass

communication

Open body up for pass

On toes

Movement off ball (exploit space)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part

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Part (20 mins)

Session Objective: To improve support play

Organisation: 4v1 in a 10x10 square, players without ball have to move to the cone closest to the ball to offer support, encourage players to see where defender is before passing ball, and if possible play a 1-2. (defender may find it easy to defend if ball travels in same direction all the time).

Progressions: 2 or 1 touch football, use of weaker foot, tighter area

Key points:

Head up

Weight of pass

communication

Open body up for pass

On toes

Movement off ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Whole

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Whole (20 mins)

Session Objective: To improve support play

Organisation: 4v4 plus 2 feeders, players have to pass the ball about and offer support when off the ball, they are to work the ball into there feeder who will then re-start play by playing the ball back in to the other team, swap feeders every couple of minutes

Progressions: 1 Touch football, coach plays for team in possession to create overload, feeders are neutral and play back in to team who passed to him so teams are working the ball up and down the field.

Key points:

Head up

Weight of pass

communication

Open body up for pass

On toes

Movement off ball

Feeders to stay active and move along line


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