Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing & Possession

Profile Summary

Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Half Field Possession Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Half Field Possession Game
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Half Field Possession Game (15 mins)

SetUp

Two 20x15 areas

Organization

5/6 players in each area, coach plays ball in to one team, the other team must send a defender across to try and win the ball. X number of passes for a point If it breaks down coach plays a new ball to other team and whoever loses the ball defends the other box. *Bonus point if defender wins the ball and can pass to teammates.

Progressions

1) After a point is scored send a new defender

2) May restrict number of touches

Coaching Points

Look to take a positive touch at all times

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Angles of support off the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing & Receiving Timed Movement

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Passing & Receiving Timed Movement (20 mins)

SetUp

25x25 area, 2 balls each on opposite corners

Organization

A1) Center players check to the opposite side of the central area to recieve the ball

2) Outside player passes to center play and recieve the ball back

3) Ball is passed to other corner

Center players stay in the middle, outside players follow their pass

Progressions

- Change direction - center players swap

B1) As above, center players check to recieve the ball

2) Outside player passes to center play and recieve the ball back

3) Center player checks at an angle to recieve the ball

4) Center player then passes to outside player

- Include an overlap with the outside player

Coaching Points

Counter movement before checking to the ball

Timing of movement to the ball

Speed of play - 1 & 2 touches

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Communication & recognizing triggers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Target Possession Game

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Target Possession Game (20 mins)

SetUp

25x35 area, 5v5 + neutral player

Organization

Possession team must score by playing from one target/outside player to another.

Progressions

Outside players can enter the game but must be replaced with a player on the inside.

Coaching Points

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v5 End Game

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6v5 End Game (25 mins)

SetUp

3/4 Field Area, 1 full size & 2 small goals

Organization

6v5 Game + keeper. Defending team plays to small goals. Yellow player is a neutral player.

Progressions

- Lift conditions and play unrestricted 6v6 game

Coaching Points

* Coach various senarios within the 3-2-1/3-2-3 system of play

* Focus on the movement of #9 and support runs

- Timing and correct angles of passes and runs

- Accuracy and weight of passes are vital

- Changing pace with and without the ball

- Understanding between the players


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