Football/Soccer Session (U11): Counter Attacking U11s

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Michael  Richardson
Name: Michael Richardson
City: Great Dunmow
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing
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Passing

Set Up

*Two areas set up as illustrated with half-way line in place.

*Each target player has a ball, he must play into one of his team-mates who find ways to pass to opposite target.

*Always receive pass from same target player.

Progressions

*Always play forwards

*Play one touch

*Play the way your facing

*Competitive - 1 ball

Learning Objectives

1. Positions on pitch, one player over half-way line, one below.

2. Movement of both players, when ball is played to target player must move to another position.

3. Body shape when receving

4. Movement of supporting player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Attacking & Counter Attacking

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1v1 Attacking & Counter Attacking (20 mins)

Set Up

 - A 15 x 15yd grid with 4 small gates.

- Blue lines up with ball along side Red.

- There is a line marked halfway between the goals.

- Practice starts with: Blue passes to Red and overlaps him. If the defender wins possession he must try to score into either 4 goals as quick as possible.

- Red player tries to score in either of the 4 goals, using turns, skills, Feints or Changes of Direction.

 Key Points

Technical

- Use of skill, feints, disguise and change of direction

- Dribbling technique 

Tactical

- To improve decision making, When, Where to win Ball

- Identifying the best goal to score into

- Create and exploit space

Physical

- Identify when to accelerate/decelerate

Psychological/Social

- Develop a positive attitude to regaining possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter attack, thirds and half way line

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Counter attack, thirds and half way line

Set Up

Pitch is divided into thirds. The pitch also includes a half way line. In order for the team in possession to score all players must be into the attacking half

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


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


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v7 Game

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7v7 Game (20 mins)

Practice Organisation

*Set up a pitch 35x50yds

*Two teams set up in a 2-3-1

Learning Objectives

1. IP: When GK has ball, 2CB's spilt wide, 3MF's and CF go as high and wide as possible.

2. OP: Nearest player must press the ball.

Individual Roles & Responsibilities

No.1: Always been available to support the ball, control ball with back foot to switch play.

No.5: Split when GK gets ball, support No.4/No.8 in possession of the ball.

No.6: Split when GK gets ball, support No.4/No.10 in possession of the ball.

No.4: Always be available to receive the ball support from behind.

No.8: Available to receive the ball from No.5/No.4 and support No.9.

No.10: Available to receive the ball from No.6/No.4 and support No.9.

No.9: Stay ahead of the ball, support No.4/No.8/No.10 when in possession of the ball.


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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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