Football/Soccer Session (U11): Recycling possession (Start Time: 2014-09-05 18:30:00)

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Ross Langworthy, Adult Member

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Ross Langworthy
Name: Ross Langworthy
City: Gloucester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Understanding the benefits of recycling possession to penetrate another area of the pitch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developing possession across back line

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developing possession across back line
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Developing possession across back line (15 mins)

Organisation

- Players set up in shape when in possession (2 centre backs, 2 wing backs)

- Group move the ball across their unit

- Introduce 'race' element to encourage high tempo and quality of pass

Key Points

- Understanding of angles of pass & support

- Detail of pass (Back foot)

- Details of control (Can WB's be positive with touch, does CB touch allow them to pass with second touch)

- Weight of pass

- Technique selection (driven, instep, lofted diagonal)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Recycling when blocked off

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Recycling when blocked off (15 mins)

Organisation

- 6 v 6 directional games with three goals at each end

- Point is scored by the ball being passed through a goal at the end

- In possession, 1 player can drop into the shaded area beind the goals they are defending, unopposed

Key points

- Can you be positive on the ball, try to score

- If route to goal is blocked, can you switch to score in another goal

- If sideways pass isn't on, can you play back to keep the ball

- In unopposed zone, can you switch point of attack

Technique

- Creativity going for goal

- Disguise on pass to split defences

- Passing quality, back foot to allow to play forward

- Pass selection (Penetrative, in front of defence, behind defence)


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