Football/Soccer Session (U13): Passing/Receiving (Possession/Penetration)

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Kika Toulouse, Adult Member

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Kika Toulouse
Name: Kika Toulouse
City: NYC
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up
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Juggling Warm-Up (10 mins)

Organization:

15x30 yard grid, each Player with a ball.

Instructions:

- Players juggle in a specific pattern or sequence

Coaching Points:

- Players try to improve their touches (suppleness, control and foot-eye coordination) by juggling with different surfaces of their feet & body.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (40 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Players in groups of 3s

Instructions:

- Players work throughout the area passing and moving

- Must look to combine (give/go, double pass, etc.)

- Players must also be aware of other groups working within the same area

Coaching Points:

- Head up to find teammates

- Movement off the ball to provide angle of support (before and after pass)

- Weight of pass

- Pass to proper foot

Progressions:

- One team without the ball become defending team, play for "x", team without ball loses.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (20 mins)

Organization:

40x50 yard area

6v6 as above

5 cones with 3 balls on top

Instructions:

- Players play regular 5v5 match inside the area with a target striker in behind.

- Players must look to penetrate into striker who can score from behind by knocking a ball off a cone, or they can look to strike a ball off the cone directly. Possession can be kept if striker plays back to teammate in the field.

- If you knock a ball off, you bring it back to your side of the field.

- Team to get all 6 balls, or with the most balls, after game (set time) wins.

Coaching Points:

- Look for penetrating pass

- Movement without the ball

- Receive ball/body shape to open up or switch point of attack

- Connection and communication with teammates

- Speed of play (1 or 2-touch)

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (20 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

3 teams of 3 (or 4 depending on #s)

Instructions:

- Two teams will work together as attackers trying to work the ball from one endzone to the other to score.

- If the defending team wins the ball, the player/team that turned it over takes a knee; this will indicate the two standing teams are now the attackers against the new defending team.

- Play 5 minute games.

Coaching Points:

- Transition from end to end

- Speed of play (playing the pass when you see it)

- Can you find the pass through the window(s)

- Can we create bigger windows to make passes easier

- Passing to the correct foot to open up play and field

- Weight and angle of pass to teammates

- Keeping team shape

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Free Play

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3v3 Free Play (75 mins)

Organization:

2 fields, 3v3

Instructions:

Players split up into 4 teams and play a round robin tournament where all teams play.

Coaching Points:

- 3 Lines of attack, Defender, Midfield, Striker (rotate players

-Create as much space for player in possession

-Try to create a triangle at all to give good angle of support.

-Look to gaps to attack using Messi touches

-First thought is to go forward then if nothing is on, play back to start again.


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