Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): u11 session- switch the play

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Carwyn Edwards, Adult Member

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Carwyn Edwards
Name: Carwyn Edwards
City: Porthmadog
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Blocked

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Blocked (10 mins)

Organisation 

playing area 20x20 yards

Ball between each pair

 Rules

In pairs player must pass the ball to each other, starting along the ground so that they get comfortable with the distance.

After a couple of minutes players can pass the ball in the air for there partner to control. 

Then players will be asked to pass and reach their partner without the ball dropping short and touching the ground.

Key Points

Keep eye on ball.

Place your none kicking foot which is slightly bent, in line with ball.

When striking the ball off the ground, lean back slightly.

Your kicking leg should follow through in the direction you want the ball to go.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): variable

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variable (15 mins)

Organisation

Players on outside of circle with 4 on the inside,

Play with 4 ball,

Objective to play a wall pass with a player on the inside to switch the play to opposite end of the circle

Be aware who plays and receives the balls,so more than one does not go to the same player on the inside or outside.

Communicate and have awareness of the play and surrounding


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Variable

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Variable (15 mins)

Organisation

Mark out areas 1, 2 and 3 as shown in diagram. 

 Rules

Team 1 and 3 will be working together against team 2.

Once the ball is played into team 1, one player from team 2 is allowed to try and win the ball back.

Team 1 have to complete at least 5 passes before they are allowed to switch the ball to team 3, they are allowed to pass the ball down the side of team 3 or over the top of team 3.

If a player from team 2 win the ball, team 2 will change ends with the team who lost the ball.

Once a team make their 5 passes and successfully complete a switch pass to the opposition team they will get 2 points.

Progression 

Allow two players from team 2 to try and win the ball back.

Players must switch on the 4th pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

Organisation

Pitch area full width of full size pitch, 18 yard box to 18 yard box wide.

Goals in each corner. 

Red cones to mark side zones 15 yards in. 

Rules

7v7 played in the middle zone

Emphasis on finding a player in either side zone to attempt the switch pass

To score a goal:

One player must enter either one of the side zones and recieve a pass from the middle section

Another player from your team should place themselves in the opposite side zone to recieve the switch pass.

The player recieving the switch pass then has the opportunity to score in the mini goal

Key Points

The ball can be played out to the side zone after 4 passes in the middle zone

Players should keep their head up and be aware when one of their team has entered a side zone

The switch pass should not be rushed and needs to be accurate

Lean back slightly when attempting the switch pass to avoid it being intercepted in the middle zone

Your kicking leg should follow through in the direction you want the ball to travel

Arms should be out for balance.


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