Football/Soccer Session (U12): Counter Attack

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Michael  Richardson
Name: Michael Richardson
City: Great Dunmow
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite ‚Äď 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Pattern (2 CM's)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Pattern (2 CM's)
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Passing Pattern (2 CM's) (30 mins)

Set Up

20x20 square.

5 players on the outside of the square and two players inside the square.

The ball is pass from corner to corner of the square with each player following their pass. The receiver is to play a one-two around the corner cones with one of the middle players.

 Key Points

Technical

 - Passing, weight and accuracy

- Passing, identifying the difference between a pass and a set 

Tactical

 - Where and when to support the player in possession, angles and timing

 Physical

- Endurance

Psychological/Social

- Developing a positive reaction to mistakes

- Concentration, developing a high level of concentration through repitition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Directional Rondo

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Directional Rondo (30 mins)

Set Up

The red team play across the square. The Blue team play up and down the pitch. The objective is for the ball to be switched across the square into the opposite target player.

Progression

- When the target player receives possession he can enter the pitch to create an overload, another player must replace him as the target player.

Key Points  

Technical

 - Passing quality

- Receiving statically or directionally

Tactical

- Identifying when and where to create an overload

- Create and exploit space

Physical

 - Maintain at high tempo

- Play with a high heart rate 

Psychological/Social

- Develop a positive attitude to regaining possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rds - Counter Attacking

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3rds - Counter Attacking (40 mins)

Set Up

Pitch is divided into thirds. Each third is allocated an amount of points. When the defending team wins possession their aim is to counter and score. If they win possession in the 5 point area and score the goal = 5 points. Middle 3rd = 2points, attacking 3rd = 1 point.

 Challenges

1. Try to support the attack by being in front of the ball.

2. Try to change the speed of the attack with a 1st time pass

 Key Points

* Secure Possession / Play a safe pass

* 1st time passes (if possible)

* Support - Types of runs and angles of support

* Breaking lines - with a pass, dribble or run

* Disguise - passes and runs

* Finishing - type of finishes, accuracy and power


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