Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Maintaining Possession & Transition of Play 2

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Tony Mee, Adult Member

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Tony Mee
Name: Tony Mee
City: Doncaster
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 25 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Area size: 60 x 40 yards

Facility: Cirby Grass field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Receiving touch, inside of foot passing, body shape
Technical Tactical
awareness
Technical Physical
ready / quick reactions, intensity
Technical Psychological
Decision making - know the next pass before you receive the ball
Technical Social
Communication, teamwork

Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+ (20 mins)

Organisation

Either circle or box Rondo

Intersperse 2-3 minutes activities with dynamic flexibility.

As shown (2 groups) don't allow numbers to become too big.

15-20yards circle/box

How to Play

Circle keeping ball away from 2 defenders

If defenders are split, megged or 10 passes are connected then the pair stay in again

If defenders get a touch on the ball, the players who is not successful and the one to his left become new defenders

Progressions:

Touch limit


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2: Technical (unopposed)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2: Technical (unopposed)
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
body shape, receiving touch, pass inside of foot
Technical Tactical
awareness, movement and support off the ball
Technical Physical
game realistic movements; turning, jumping, sprinting
Technical Psychological
problem solving, decision making - know the next pass before you receive the ball
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 2: Technical (unopposed) (20 mins)

Passing and receiving open body position.

Organisation:

As shown, 3 teams operate amongst each other (ball per team)

Area: 20 x 30 yards (increase size if needed)

6 x 3 minutes with 1 minute recovery.

How to Play

Teams pass and move in their own colours

Looking for players to be always moving and providing options, as well as being visually aware.

Progressions

- Teams must try to pass THROUGH 2 opposition players, breaking the line.

- Teams must try and receive BETWEEEN 2 opposition players

Challenges:

TRY TO...

Receive the ball with an open body position

Pass the ball with the inside of the foot facing your target

Move off the ball and support the recieving player to help with pass selection


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3: Skill

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3: Skill
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
pass selection, first touch under pressure, body shape,
Technical Tactical
movement and support off the ball, maintain possession
Technical Physical
game realistic movements
Technical Psychological
problem solving and decision making under pressure
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 3: Skill (30 mins)

Organisation:

As shown

Area: 20 x 30 yards (increase size if needed)

6 x 4 minutes with 1 minute recovery.

How to Play

Game is transitional, one team defends against two teams

Team who lose possession become defenders

Progressions

One team defends for a time period and upon winning the ball try to score in any of the four goals, all teams have a go at defending. Team are responsible for counting their team's score

Allow time out after first round to allow each team to group and discuss how they can improve performance in second round.

Challenges:

TRY TO...

Provide a successful pass with good weight and accuracy

Move off the ball to support the recieving player in order help with pass selection

Take your 1st touch into space and away from pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4: SSG

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4: SSG
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
pass selection, first touch under pressure, body shape,
Technical Tactical
movement and support off the ball, maintain possession, patience as a team to create opportunities
Technical Physical
game realistic movements
Technical Psychological
problem solving and decision making under pressure
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 4: SSG (30 mins)

Organisation

SSG

Begin with 5 v 5 plus GKs with 2 neutral (N) players creating a numbers up scenario. N's play for the team in possession

Area 50 x 35 yards

3 x 10 mins with 2 minutes recovery

Progression:

Remove N's after 10 minutes

6 v 6 game with GKs

How to Play

Normal game rules apply

Competitive game

Challenges (these will be similar to the previous stage but now in a more game realistic scenario):

TRY TO:

Provide a successful pass with good weight and accuracy

Move off the ball to support the recieving player in order help with pass selection

Take your 1st touch into space and away from pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): IDT & cool down

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): IDT & cool down
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
pass selection, first touch under pressure, body shape,
Technical Tactical
movement and support off the ball, maintain possession, patience as a team to create opportunities
Technical Physical
game realistic movements
Technical Psychological
problem solving and decision making under pressure
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

IDT & cool down (20 mins)

At least 15 minutes IDT.


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